Jason Sudeikis wins ‘Lead Actor in a Comedy Series’ Emmy for ‘Ted Lasso’

Jason Sudeikis won the ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series’ award at the 74th Primetime Emmys for the Apple TV+ comedy, ‘Ted Lasso’. The show has released two seasons till now.

Furthermore, the show also won the Emmy for ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’, MJ Delaney came out on top in the ‘Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series’ category and finally Brett Goldstein bagged the award for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series’. This took ‘Ted Lasso’s’ total wins to four.

This is the show’s second Primetime Emmy in the ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’ category as well as the second Lead Actor Emmy for Jason Sudeikis. The first wins came in the 2021 edition.

According to the series’ official description:

“Ted Lasso, an American college football coach, is unexpectedly recruited to coach an English Premier League soccer team, AFC Richmond, despite having no experience coaching soccer.

“The team’s owner, Rebecca Welton, hires Lasso hoping he will fail as a means of exacting revenge on the team’s previous owner, her unfaithful ex-husband. However, Ted’s charm, personality, and humor begin to win over Rebecca, the team, and those who had been skeptical about his appointment.”

The comedy series also stars Hannah Waddingham, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Brendan Hunt, Nick Mohammed, and Juno Temple, among others.

Here’s a look at Sudeikis’ winning moment:


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