What you need to know
- Two Apple TV+ series have received Peabody Awards nominations.
- "Ted Lasso" has received dozens of awards at this point.
Apple TV+ continues to rack up the nominations in this year's awards season.
In a press release, Apple has announced that both "Ted Lasso" and "Stillwater" have received nominations for the Peabody Awards. According to the release, each series was selected for nomination from a list of 1,300 entries that were submitted for consideration.
The Peabody organization celebrates the finest in broadcasting and digital media, including television, radio/podcasts, and the web, in entertainment, news, documentary, children's and public service programming. Winners will be announced in June at a virtual event. The nominations follow last year's Peabody Award win for Apple Original comedy series "Dickinson," as well as an incredible run of accolades that "Ted Lasso" has received including Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critics Choice Awards, Writers Guild Awards, Golden Globes and AFI Television Program of the Year.
The Peabody nomination is just one of a slew of awards and nominations that "Ted Lasso" has already received. The series has been nominated in the 'Entertainment' category.
Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso" was recently honored with an Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Award for Jason Sudeikis at the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards. The series was also nominated for a MTV Movie & TV Award, and was honored with the AFI Television Program of the Year honor. The comedy won three Critics Choice Awards for Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Jason Sudeikis, and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Hannah Waddingham, sweeping all categories in which the widely beloved series was nominated. Jason Sudeikis also won Best Actor in a Comedy Series at the Golden Globe Awards. The Writers Guild of America crowned "Ted Lasso" with wins for both Best Comedy and Best New Series.
"Stillwater," the children's series that stars a wise panda, has also received a nomination in the 'Children's and Youth' category.
Based on the Scholastic book series "Zen Shorts" by Jon J Muth, "Stillwater" is produced by Gaumont and Scholastic Entertainment and centers on siblings Karl, Addy and Michael, who are typical kids with typical kid challenges – meaning that sometimes even the smallest things can feel insurmountable. Fortunately for these three, they have Stillwater, a wise panda, as their next-door neighbor. Through his example, stories and gentle humor, Stillwater gives the children a deeper understanding of their feelings as well as tools that help them face their own day-to-day challenges. Stillwater also brings newfound fun and adventure for the three, opening their eyes to the quiet wonders of the world around them and guiding them to their place within it.
The first seasons of "Ted Lasso" and "Stillwater" are available now on Apple TV+. If you want to watch both in their best quality, check out our list of the Best Apple TV in 2021.
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