The forged and producers of Apple’s “Ted Lasso” scored a serious W throughout July 13’s Emmy nominations and broke a record in the process.
With its 20 nominations, “Ted Lasso” grew to become probably the most nominated freshman comedy in Emmy historical past, besting the 19 nominations “Glee” earned in 2010 for its first season.
The nods earned by “Ted Lasso” included greatest comedy, greatest lead actor (Jason Sudeikis) and various accolades for the present’s supporting forged.
Hannah Waddingham, Juno Temple, Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein, Jeremy Swift and Nick Mohammed all obtained nominations for his or her performances. (Sure, there is a four-way “Ted Lasso” race in excellent supporting actor in a comedy collection.)
“Getting nominated for an performing Emmy is as thrilling as it’s stunning,” mentioned Hunt, who additionally shares two writing nominations with fellow writers Sudeikis, Joe Kelly and Invoice Lawrence. “Not solely was this type of factor by no means one thing I used to be planning or pining for, but in addition I am not even the “greatest supporting actor” alone present. I’m appreciative of, and humbled by, this recognition; however much more appreciative that so a lot of my castmates have obtained the identical. We’re a crew, however perhaps we’re a crew with a deep bench.”
The present additionally obtained two nominations for comedy collection modifying, one for greatest casting and three for excellent directing for a comedy collection. One of many directing nominations went to actor and director Zach Braff.
“I am so honored and glad about this,” Braff wrote on Twitter.
“Ted Lasso” returned for its second season on July 23.