Brits win big at the Emmys as Ted Lasso and Succession stars land US TV awards | The Sun

BRITS won big at the Emmys after Ted Lasso and Succession stars landed TV awards at the American prestigious event.

The 74th awards ceremony was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night.

An Emmy is one of four major American awards that can be won in the entertainment industry, alongside an Oscar, Grammy and Tony.

A number of incredible actors, actresses and shows were up for nomination under 25 different categories.

Apple TV+'s series Ted Lasso won best comedy series, which stars a number of Brits including Phil Dunster, Brett Goldstein, Hannah Waddingham, Nick Mohammed, Juno Temple and Sarah Niles.

Actor Brett Goldstein, who plays Roy Kent in the show, also won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

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It follows the story of an American football coach (Jason Sudeikis) who is asked to coach an English Premier League soccer team without any experience.

The popular show – which premiered in 2020 and has had two successful series – beat the likes of ABC's Abbott Elementary, HBO's Barry, Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Hulu's
Only Murders in the Building.

HBO's Succession was named best drama series.

Euphoria, Netflix's Ozark, Showtime's Yellowjackets and Squid Game were also up for the gong.

Actor Matthew Macfadyen also accepted the award for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

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The American comedy-drama series, which aired in 2018, has an impressive cast of Brits including Matthew Macfadyen and Brian Cox.

Succession is written by British author Jesse Armstrong, who has also created programmes such as Peep Show and Fresh Meat.

Other categories at the Emmys included Best Actress in A Drama Series, Best Supporting Actor in A Drama Series and Best Limited Or Anthology Series.

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