Monday, October 14, 2019

Apple Gives Series Order to Comedy 'Ted Lasso' Starring Jason Sudeikis

Apple has today given a series order to the original comedy series Ted Lasso starring Jason Sudeikis (Saturday Night Live) based on a character he created in 2013 for promotional videos on NBC Sports.

Sudeikis stars as Ted Lasso, an all-American football coach who is hired to manage an English football club - despite having no soccer coaching experience at all.

Brendan Hunt (Bless This Mess) will co-star as Coach Beard.

Sudeikis co-created the comedy with Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Cougar Town). They will executive produce with Jeff Ingold. Liza Katzer will serve as a co-executive producer. Warner Bros. Television and Doozer Productions will produce.