‘Ted Lasso’ Wins Two Screen Actors Guild Awards

Lindsey
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The 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place this evening, honoring 2021’s best achievements across film and television. Following five nominations across three categories, Apple TV+’s hit series Ted Lasso ultimately scored two awards.

Series lead Jason Sudeikis won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.

Meanwhile, the entire cast also received some well-deserved recognition for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

To absolutely nobody’s surprise, Ted Lasso has been a frequent flyer across award shows left and right following its 2020 series premiere.

Ted Lasso follows the story of a small-time college football coach from Kansas (Sudeikis) who’s hired to coach a soccer team in England, AFC Richmond. Despite the fact that he’s never coached soccer before, Ted makes up for his lack of experience with his unwaveringly positive can-do attitude, a killer mustache, a pocket full of snappy one-liners.

The series also stars Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein, Phil Dunster, Nick Mohammed, and more.

Seasons 1 and 2 of Ted Lasso are now streaming exclusively on Apple TV+, and a third season is on the way. In case you missed it, catch up on our season 2 episodic recaps and review!

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By Lindsey
Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. If she's not writing or out and about with her camera, she's probably watching anime, nerding out over Star Wars, reading manga, and definitely forgetting to water her plants. And waiting for the Genshin loading screen to pop up. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com
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