Apple TV+ original shows “Severance” and “Ted Lasso” have earned top Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards for 2022. “Severance” won the Best Drama, and “Ted Lasso” won Best Comedy Series awards, along with five other Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards.
In July, the video streamer announced that it had bagged 53 Hollywood Critics Association Awards nominations. In addition to nominations for Central Park, Prehistoric Planet, The Afterparty, and The Morning Show, Apple TV+ Emmy-award winning comedy series “Ted Lasso” and the new sci-fi thriller series “Severance” earned 12 nominations each.
The 2022 Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards recognized Apple TV+ in seven categories.
CEO Tim Cook congratulates the cast and crew of the Apple TV+ series for winning the Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards
Out of seven wins, Apple TV+’s workplace drama thriller series “Severance” won 5 HCA TV awards, and “Ted Lasso” won two.
- Best Streaming Series, Drama
- Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama – Britt Lower
- Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama – John Turturro
- Best Writing in a Streaming Series, Drama – Dan Erickson, “The We We Are”
- Best Directing in a Streaming Series, Drama – Ben Stiller, “The We We Are”
- Best Streaming Series, Comedy
- Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy – Brett Goldstein
Excited about another feather in the cap, Apple CEO Tim Cook also congratulated the winners on Twitter.
Congratulations to the incredible cast and crew behind Severance and Ted Lasso on @AppleTVPlus for winning Best Drama and Best Comedy at tonight’s Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards! Proud of the Richmond footballers and Lumon’s macrodata refiners (and their outies, too).
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) August 15, 2022
Debuted in February 2022, it is the first win for Severance directed by renowned actor Ben Stiller, who also won an HCA TV award for Best Directing in Streaming Series. Previously, the lead actor Adam Scott won a Webby award for his performance in the show. The series has been renewed for season 2.
The Hollywood Critics Association Awards follow a string of accolades for Apple Original Films, documentaries and series earning 260 wins and 1,125 award nominations and counting, including this year’s Oscar Best Picture winner “CODA.” Apple TV+ landed a record 52 Primetime Emmy Award nominations in 2022, including 20 nominations for global phenomenon “Ted Lasso” and 14 nominations for hit series “Severance” in its Emmy Award debut.