Apple Scores 35 Emmy Nominations, Including 20 For Hit Series Ted Lasso

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 Apple landed 35 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including 20 nominations for Ted Lasso, which broke records by becoming the most nominated comedy series this year, and the most nominated freshman comedy series in history. The winners of the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced at a televised ceremony on September 19, 2021.

Apple’s global comedy phenomenon Ted Lasso dominated across major categories with 20 nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Jason Sudeikis; two nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Hannah Waddingham and Juno Temple; four nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein, Jeremy Swift, and Nick Mohammed; three nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series; two nominations for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series; and two nominations for Outstanding Single-Picture Editing in a Comedy Series. This pushes them to the most -nominated freshman comedy series of all time, beating out Ryan Murphy‘s Glee.

Apple also earned nominations across 10 total programs, including Mythic Quest, Central Park, Servant, Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry, Boys State, Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special, Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You, The Year Earth Changed, and Carpool Karaoke: The Series for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

In total, Apple today scored 35 Emmy Award nominations for:

  • Outstanding Comedy Series – Ted Lasso
  • Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Jason Sudeikis
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Brett Goldstein
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Brendan Hunt
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Nick Mohammed
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Jeremy Swift
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Juno Temple
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Hannah Waddingham
  • Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour) – Servant
  • Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Zach Braff
  • Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, MJ Delaney
  • Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso Declan Lowney
  • Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Pilot
  • Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Make Rebecca Great Again
  • Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music – Ted Lasso
  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-Hour) – Ted Lasso
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation – Ted Lasso
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, A.J. Catoline
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series – Ted Lasso, Melissa McCoy
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation – Ted Lasso
  • Outstanding Picture Editing For A Nonfiction Program – Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
  • Outstanding Music Direction – Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Single Or Multi-Camera) – Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Single Or Multi-Camera) – Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
  • Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Central Park, Stanley Tucci
  • Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Central Park, Tituss Burgess
  • Outstanding Narrator – Mythic Quest, Anthony Hopkins
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation – Mythic Quest
  • Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special – Boys State
  • Outstanding Directing For A Documentary/Nonfiction Program – Boys State
  • Outstanding Narrator – The Year Earth Changed, David Attenborough
  • Outstanding Contemporary Makeup For A Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Non-Prosthetic) – Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special – Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You
  • Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series – Carpool Karaoke: The Series

Last year, in the first year of eligibility, Apple made its Primetime Emmy debut with a historic 18 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including for programs The Morning Show, Beastie Boys Story, Defending Jacob, Central Park, Home, and The Elephant Queen. Apple Original series, films, and documentaries have now been honored with 117 wins and 471 awards nominations in 18 months.

Congratulations to Apple on their 35 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!