'Ted Lasso': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Apple TV+ sports comedy 

'Ted Lasso': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Apple TV+ sports comedy 
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The latest sports comedy from Apple TV+ titled 'Ted Lasso' will see Jason Sudeikis playing the title role of a misplaced college football coach whose life takes a turn when he is looped in to teach "football" in England.

Here is everything you need to know about the sports comedy ahead of its release. 

Release date

'Ted Lasso' will premiere on Apple TV+ on August 14, 2020.


The official synopsis of the series states: "Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer."



Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso

Jason Sudeikis attends the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 12, 2020, in Santa Monica, California (Getty Images)

Sudeikis is best known for his work on 'Saturday Night Live' from 2005 to 2013. He is also known for his performances in 'Horrible Bosses', 'Hall Pass', 'We're the Millers', 'Horrible Bosses 2', 'Colossal' 'The Cleveland Show', '30 Rock' and 'Mother's Day'.


Brendan Hunt as Coach Beard


Hunt is known for his work in 'We're the Millers', 'Bless This Mess', 'Son of Zorn' and 'Horrible Bosses 2'. He has also voiced two characters in the video game 'Fallout 4'.


Hannah Waddingham as Rebeca

Hannah Waddingham attends 'Sex Education' Season 2 World Premiere at Genesis Cinema on January 8, 2020, in London, England (Getty Images)

Waddingham is best known for her theatre performances of 'Spamalot', 'Into the Woods', and most recently, 'The Wizard of Oz' in the role of the Wicked Witch of the West. She starred in 'Game of Thrones' as Septa Unella, as well as in the 2012 feature film adaptation of 'Les Miserables' and 'Winter Ridge'.


The series also stars Stephen Manas as Richard Montlaur, Colin Blyth as press photographer and Bronson Webb as Jeremy. 


Jason Sudeikis serves as executive producer alongside Bill Lawrence via his Doozer Productions, in association with Warner Bros Television and Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content. Doozer's Jeff Ingold also serves as an executive producer with Liza Katzer as co-executive producer. 'Ted Lasso' was developed by Sudeikis, Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt, and is based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports.



You can watch the trailer for 'Ted Lasso' here.


Where to watch

'Ted Lasso' will be available to stream on Apple TV+ on August 14, 2020. Episodes will drop weekly.


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