Apple TV+ breakout hit “Ted Lasso” has won four awards, including Best Actor for star Jason Sudeikis, in the inaugural year of the Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards.
- Best Streaming Series, Comedy
- Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy
- Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy
- Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy
Sudeikis, who took the Best Actor award, is also co-creator and co-writer of the series. Best actor went to Brett Goldstein, who as well as playing Roy Kent, is a writer on the show.
The best actress was Hannah Waddingham, who plays the owner of the show’s football team.
At the same time, Apple TV+ series “Servant” took a fifth award for the night. It honored Rupert Grint as best supporting actor in drama, for “Servant.”
Separately, “Ted Lasso” has been nominated for 20 Emmys, a record for the most nominated comedy series in its first season. The 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on September 19.