Emmy Award nominations: Apple TV+ scores record-breaking 52 including 20 for Ted Lasso
What you need to know
- Apple TV+ just scooped 52 Emmy Award nominations.
- Ted Lasso picked up 20 all by itself.
- Other shows honored include Severance, The Morning Show, Foundation, and more.
Apple TV+ has scooped a whopping 52 Emmy Award nominations including 20 for its hit comedy Ted Lasso.
The company announced this week:
As noted, Ted Lasso was the big draw with 20 nominations including outstanding comedy and nods to lead actor Jason Sudeikis and a swathe of its supporting cast. Close behind was Severance with 14, with other mentions going to See, Foundation, The Morning Show, and more.
"We are immensely proud of the broad selection of Apple Original programming recognized by the Television Academy today," said Apple's head of Worldwide Video, Jamie Erlicht. Apple will for certain be delighted with its haul of Emmy nominations, not only because of the prospect of actually winning an award but also for the critical recognition its shows continue to receive. Apple was the first streaming platform to win an academy award, scooping an Oscar for Best Picture with its original film CODA.
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