'Ted Lasso' broke a 'Glee' record with its Emmy nominations

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(CNN)The formed and producers of Apple's "Ted Lasso" scored a large W during Tuesday's Emmy nominations and broke a grounds successful the process.

With its 20 nominations, "Ted Lasso" became the astir nominated freshman drama successful Emmy history, besting the 19 nominations "Glee" earned successful 2010 for its archetypal season.

The nods earned by "Ted Lasso" included champion comedy, champion pb histrion (Jason Sudeikis) and a fig of accolades for the show's supporting cast.

    Hanna Waddingham, Juno Temple, Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein, Jeremy Swift and Nick Mohammed each received nominations for their performances. (Yes, there's a four-way "Ted Lasso" contention successful outstanding supporting histrion successful a drama series.)

      "Getting nominated for an acting Emmy is arsenic thrilling arsenic it is surprising," said Hunt, who besides shares 2 penning nominations with chap writers Sudeikis, Joe Kelly and Bill Lawrence. "Not lone was this benignant of happening ne'er thing I was readying oregon pining for, but besides I'm not adjacent the "best supporting actor" connected my ain show. I americium appreciative of, and humbled by, this recognition; but acold much appreciative that truthful galore of my castmates person received the same. We're a team, but possibly we're a squad with a heavy bench."

      The amusement besides received 2 nominations for drama bid editing, 1 for champion casting and 3 for outstanding directing for a drama series. One of the directing nominations went to histrion and manager Zach Braff.

      "I'm truthful honored and blessed astir this," Braff wrote connected Twitter.

        "Ted Lasso" returns for its 2nd play connected July 23.

        The Emmys will instrumentality spot astatine the Microsoft Theatre successful Los Angeles connected September 19.

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