Based on a character he developed for NBC Sports, Jason Sudeikis is coming to Apple TV+ with new series Ted Lasso.
The comedy, about a hapless American football coach who is hired to coach football in England even though he has no knowledge of the sport, premieres globally on the service on Friday, August. 14.
Sudeikis stars and executive produces alongside Bill Lawrence (Scrubs) via Lawrence’s Doozer Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television. Doozer’s Jeff Ingold also serves as an executive producer with Liza Katzer as co-executive producer. The series was developed by Sudeikis, Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt.