After winning a Golden Globe for the comedy series Ted Lasso, and being nominated for awards like DGA and PGA, Jason Sudeikis has won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.
Last month, Sudeikis also won Best Comedy and Best New Series at the Writers Guild of America Awards. The series was nominated for a total of three categories and received awards in the biggest categories.
Jason Sudeikis wins the Screen Actors Guild award for his superb acting in Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso has bagged another award, including the Critics Choice Awards and Writer’s Guild Award, the new award comes with the help of star and co-writer Jason Sudeikis at the SAG Awards 2021. Sudeikis won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, beating Ramy Youssef for Ramy, Nicholas Hoult for The Great, and Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy for Schitt’s Creek. On receiving the award during its pre-taped virtual ceremony, Sudeikis said:
Oh man, oh man, are you kidding me? I want you to thank my fellow actors. I want to thank my mom, for bringing me to plays and musicals in Kansas City, every touring company that came through, whether it be Phantom of the Opera or La Cage aux Folles. I want to thank my dad for taking to go see movies. He took me to go see Beverly Hills Cop when I was nine years old. And I knew at that point I wanted to be Black cop from Detroit. I am getting there.
And, again, I thank my fellow cast mates, because they ake me better becayse I have to keep up. Thank you again for this, it’s very amazing. Appreciate it.
Ted Lasso was unable to win the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, rather the award went to Schitt’s Creek. Apple has received a total of 345 awards nominations and accolades, and 91+ awards won since the launch of Apple TV+. The list of awards won includes a Peabody Award, Golden Globe Award, NAACP Image Awards, Critics Choice Awards, Critics Choice Documentary Awards, Daytime, and Primetime Emmy Awards, and more.
Ted Lasso follows the coaching experience of a mediocre college football coach from Kansas who moves to England to coach a professional soccer team. Season two of Ted Lasso is currently under production and is expected to hit the platform sometime this summer. Apple has also ordered a third season for the series in the future.
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