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Adam Scott wins a Webby Best Actor award for his role in 'Severance' on Apple TV+

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Apple TV+ Severance (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Adam Scott has won a Webby for his role in Apple TV+ show Severance.
  • Scott has won the Webby Best Actor award for his lead role in one of the hotted shows around right now.

Apple TV+ has won another award, this time specifically for Adam Scott's role in Severance. Scott has picked up a Webby Best Actor award, it has been confirmed.

Severance has become a beloved Apple TV+ show since its recent season one finale and the excitement is already building for its second season. Now, Scott has been been given the Webby Best Actor for his "incredible work" on the show.

Apple TV+ is of course no stranger to awards wins, but this one is specifically for Scott. The announcement says that "when Adam Scott attaches himself to a streaming show, people want to watch."

A beloved actor, when Adam Scott attaches himself to a streaming show, people want to watch. That's partly why Severance is one of the most compelling series on streaming. In his portrayal of Mark Scout, the Lumon Industries employee who chooses to "sever" his work and personal lives, Adam Scott brings his quiet strength and humor to this dystopian story. Audiences are fascinated by workplace dramas and Adam Scott gives life to this story of extreme workplace productivity culture the way no one else can.With his portrayal of Mark Scout, Scott strikes multi-dimensional chords with the audience - his performance is incredible, it leaves the audience questioning at every turn of the show. The show shines a light on the impact of personal tragedies and the importance of facing your trauma, coupling that with a shadowy dystopian world makes for unstoppable watching. The audience is gripped the whole way along and Adam's performance is why.

Those who are yet to watch Severance and want to see what all the fuss is about can do exactly that right now. The entire first season is available and a second has already been signed on. You'll need an Apple TV+ or Apple One subscription to watch, however.

If you want to enjoy Severance in style, be sure to check out our list of the best Apple TV deals on the market today. Failing that, Apple TV+ can be watched on anything from game consoles to smart televisions and everything in between.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.