Ted Lasso took house the the award for greatest comedy sequence ensemble on the 2022 SAG Awards on Sunday.
The sequence was nominated alongside the ensembles of The Great, Hacks, The Kominsky Method and Only Murders within the Building.
When the sequence was introduced because the winner, the solid, who appeared just about, could possibly be proven instantly celebrating. Holding the award, star Hannah Waddingham expressed gratitude for the honour.
“Even though we’re a complete gaggle of idiots, we’re so appreciative. Thank you so so much and we wish we were there with you,” she stated. She additionally thanked Apple and Warner Bros., in addition to co-star Juno Temple, who was in attendance on the award present.
“Juno Temple! We love you,” Waddingham stated.
Going into the ceremony, Ted Lasso was among the many high TV nominees, scoring 5 nominations. Earlier, Sudeikis gained a SAG Award for excellent efficiency by a male actor in a comedy sequence.
Backstage, Sudeikis acknowledged that up to now “it’s been a heck of a run” for the sequence. “They’re scattered between L.A., New York and now we have one here in London. Just one less thing to pack,” he stated of the myriad of awards the sequence has gathered.
After Waddingham gave a shout-out to Temple throughout their acceptance speech, Sudeikis quipped that Temple managed to be on the present in particular person as a result of “she just has a better agent.” “She shows up, lands, hair and makeup on the plane, goes right to set, crushes it and back on the plane. She flies back every night, it’s an insane situation,” he stated. As for their solid bringing a Ted Lasso vitality, Sudeikis stated, “We already had it. It was self-made, self-contained at this point. This is legitimate gravy on an already decent mashed potato.”
The SAG Awards win marks one other honor for the sequence which turned a breakout hit. Last yr, the Apple TV+ sequence, which stars Sudeikis as an American soccer coach who strikes to the U.Okay. to handle a British soccer crew, gained a complete of 11 Emmys, together with performing prizes for Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein and Waddingham, in addition to its first sequence prize ever for excellent comedy.
Sudeikis closed a deal for a 3rd season of the sequence, with filming at present underway. With the sequence gaining reputation, Sudeikis mirrored on the pressures that include the upcoming third season backstage on the SAG Awards. “I think you try not to worry about it. You can’t help at this point know that people enjoy the show and love the show and these characters. You make this stuff for yourselves [with] season one. Season two we got to share with folks and now everybody, not just those of us who work on the show but who watch and enjoy the show, feels a certain bit of ownership and cares about these characters as much as we do. That’s a plus in any situation,” he stated.
The twenty eighth annual SAG Awards was broadcast stay on TNT and TBS from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. For the primary time, the present might be out there the next day on HBO Max.