Jason Sudeikis, who plays trainer Ted Lasso on the Apple TV + series of the same name, won the Golden Globe at the “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series” in the category “musical or comedy”. Apple therefore takes its video service among the four nominations this year.
A prize for a coach who undoubtedly deserves it
For those unfamiliar with the Ted Lasso series revolves around a coach of the same name who goes from dedicating himself to training a rugby team in Kansas to doing the same for a premier British football team. division. A huge change – especially since Ted doesn’t know anything about European football
An attitude that the critics already praised at the time as a reference, especially in these moments which are currently lived, and which was reflected in the Jason Sudeik is nominated for this year’s Golden Globes. A nomination which joins those received by Wolfwalkers for the best animated film, the nomination of Ted Lasso as best television series and that of Bill Murray in “On the Rocks”, nominated for the best performance for a supporting role.
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Thus, Apple won one of three nominations for what was the 78th edition of the Golden Golbe Awards organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. On the occasion of the award Ted Lasso’s cast will participate in a virtual panel
It’s clear that Apple’s decision to prioritize quality over quantity in its video service is paying off. Of course, we would all like to see more series, more seasons, but we also appreciate that their quality is high. And while we don’t expect Apple to buy Netflix, there’s nothing stopping it from partnering with a studio to boost the catalog. Catalog which, moreover, will soon present the second season of Ted Lasso.