'Ted Lasso' wins big as Apple TV+ picks up five HCA TV Awards

The Lasso Way
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What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ hit Ted Lasso won four HCA TV Awards.
  • Servant picked up an award of its own, making the Apple TV+ number of wins an impressive five.

The Hollywood Critics Association has awarded Apple TV+ no fewer than five HCA TV Awards at its inaugural event with Ted Lasso and Servant picking up the dubs.

With Ted Lasso managing to get its hands on four of the awards, Servant came in with the assist — Rupert Gring winning the Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama category.

The night was all about the smash hit Ted Lasso of course, with the show picking up some big wins including.

  • Best Streaming Series, Comedy — "Ted Lasso"
  • Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy — Jason Sudeikis – "Ted Lasso"
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy — Brett Goldstein – "Ted Lasso"
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy — Hannah Waddingham – "Ted Lasso"

The Hollywood Critics Association today announced the winners for the inaugural HCA TV Awards and the Apple TV+ comedy juggernaut "Ted Lasso," starring and executive produced by Jason Sudeikis, scores as the most-winning series at the virtual ceremony. Additionally, Apple's drama series "Servant," from creator M. Night Shyamalan, takes the Best Supporting Actor prize for star Rupert Grint.

Apple TV+ is becoming quite adept at picking up awards and Ted Lasso in particular is the nomination king right now. The show picked up 20 Primetime Emmy Award nominations — a record — and continues to wow audiences with its ongoing second season.

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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.