'Ted Lasso' wins all three Critics Choice awards it was nominated for

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What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso has won three Critics Choice awards.
  • The show won all three awards that it was nominated for.

Hit Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso has won three Critics Choice awards. In fact, it won all three that it was originally nominated for.

Announced over the weekend, the Critics Choice Awards winners included some of the biggest names in the industry, not least the late Chadwick Boseman who picked up the Best Actor award for his role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on Netflix.

The three wins saw Ted Lasso pick up Best Comedy Series while star Jason Sudeikis won for Best Actor in a Comedy Series and Hannah Waddingham picked up Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. the show was in some good company, too.

In the series categories, "The Crown" took four categories, the most of the night, winning Best Drama Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series for Josh O'Connor, Best Actress in a Drama Series for Emma Corrin, and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Gillian Anderson. In the comedy genre, "Ted Lasso" won all three categories for which it was nominated: Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Jason Sudeikis, and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Hannah Waddingham. "The Queen's Gambit" took the prize for Best Limited Series, and its leading lady Anya Taylor-Joy won Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television.

It was a good weekend for Apple TV+ as it continues to prove its worth among bigger catalogs from the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The $4.99 per month subscription service includes TV shows and movies and can be watched on a variety of streaming devices including some great TVs.

Oliver Haslam

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.