Apple racks up SAG nominations for ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘CODA,’ and others

Apple racks up SAG nominations for ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘CODA,’ and others

January 12, 2022 0 By [email protected] (Amber Neely)

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Award season is in full swing, and Apple TV+ has earned an impressive twelve Screen Actors Guild nominations for its original films and series.

Unsurprisingly, Apple TV+’s breakout hit, “Ted Lasso” has received five nominations, including:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series – Brett Goldstein
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series – Jason Sudeikis
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series – Juno Temple
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series – Hannah Waddingham
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

However, it wasn’t Apple’s only series to receive attention. “The Morning Show,” one of the streaming service’s first available titles, has picked up four nominations, as follows:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Billy Crudup
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series – Jennifer Aniston
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series – Reese Witherspoon
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Apple’s films have also picked up three nominations. The first goes to Denzel Washington for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in “The Tragedy of MacBeth.”

The second goes to Troy Kotsur for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in “CODA.” The film also picked up a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

This year’s ceremony will be held in person at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday, February 27. The show will also air live on TNT and TBS. As Too Fab points out, there’s no word on who is hosting yet.

Apple TV+ films “The Tragedy of Macbeth” and “CODA,” and series “Ted Lasso” and “Schmigadoon!” had been selected as recipients of AFI Awards in 2021.

Jason Sudeikis was named Best Television Actor in a musical or comedy at the 2022 Golden Globes, for his performance in Apple TV+ hit “Ted Lasso.”

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