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Jason Sudeikis wins his first-ever Golden Globe

This is the first Golden Globe award win for Jason Sudeikis

American actor Jason Sudeikis bagged the Golden Globe 2021 award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for the comedy series ‘Ted Lasso’.

This is the first Golden Globe award win for Sudeikis. Apple TV+ show ‘Ted Lasso’ is an American comedy series developed by Bill Lawrence, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly, and Brendan Hunt, based on a character of the same name that Sudeikis first portrayed in a series of promos for NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League. In this year’s Golden Globes, Ted Lasso gained two nominations — Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy.

Earlier in the Golden Globe 2021 ceremony, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste took home the award for Best Original Score – Motion Picture – ‘Soul’.
The 78th Golden Globe Awards is taking place nearly two months later than normal, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cinema and television.

This is the first bi-coastal ceremony, with Tina Fey co-hosting from the Rainbow Room in New York City, and Amy Poehler co-hosting from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

The nominees for Golden Globes were announced on February 3 and Jane Fonda and Norman Lear were announced as the recipients of the Cecil B. DeMille Award and the Carol Burnett Award, respectively.

Netflix dominated the nominations with a total of 42 mentions, including a nomination for leading film “Mank” (six nominations) and a nomination for leading television show “The Crown” (also six nominations).

Mank and The Crown have received a total of six nominations each. Canadian sitcom “Schitt’s Creek” has also been nominated in five Golden Globe categories, including best TV musical or comedy series. 

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