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'Ted Lasso' wins Best Comedy Series and New Series at WGA Awards

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What you need to know

  • Ted Lasso has picked up two more awards at the WGA Awards.
  • The show won Best Comedy Series and Best New Series.

Ted Lasso, the beloved comedy series on Apple TV+, keeps raking in the awards.

As reported by Deadline, the series took home two major awards at the WGA Awards over the weekend. The Jason Sudeikis-led comedy beat out The Great, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and PEN15 to win Best Comedy Series.

On the TV side, Netflix's The Crown scribes took the drama series award, beating out Better Call Saul, which led all shows five nominations, along with Ozark, The Mandalorian and The Boys; and Ted Lasso landed two in the comedy categories, for comedy series, besting fellow nominees The Great, Curb Your Enthusiasm and PEN15.

Ted Lasso also beat out Dave, The Flight Attendant, The Great, and Lovecraft Country to win Best New Series as well.

Comedy SeriesTed Lasso Written by Jane Becker, Leann Bowen, Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly, Bill Lawrence, Jamie Lee, Jason Sudeikis, Phoebe Walsh, Bill Wrubel; Apple TV+New SeriesTed Lasso Written by Jane Becker, Leann Bowen, Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly, Bill Lawrence, Jamie Lee, Jason Sudeikis, Phoebe Walsh, Bill Wrubel; Apple TV+

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The series has been a major hit for Apple TV+, Apple's video streaming service. In addition to occasionally hitting the top of the streaming charts, the show has seen dozens of nominations and awards. Jason Sudeikis even won Best Comedy Actor at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards at the beginning of the month.

Joe Wituschek
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.