The second-season premiere episode of popular Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” is now available for viewing on the streaming service. Ted Lasso is the most-watched program on the service.
“Ted Lasso” stars Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas who is hired to coach a professional soccer team in England despite having no experience coaching soccer. The series also stars Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein, Phil Dunster, and Nick Mohammed. Sarah Niles joins the cast this season, in the role of a sports psychologist who has been brought in to work with AFC Richmond.
The Lasso character first debuted during the 2013 NBC Sports English Premier League coverage. For its first season, “Ted Lasso” received a record-breaking 20 Emmy nominations, the most of any comedy in its first season.
In March, Sudeikis Sunday won a Golden Globe Award for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series” in the “Musical or Comedy” category.
The first episode of season 2 is now available on the Apple TV+ service, there will be 12 episodes this season, which will be released every Friday on the streaming service. Apple has already renewed the series for its third, and possibly final, season.
Creators of the show have indicated that the third season of “Lasso” will be its last. Bill Lawrence – who created the series along with series star Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly, and Brendan Hunt – said on a podcast that the show probably won’t go beyond the third season.
“Ted Lasso is a three-season show. After the third season, I will desperately try to get Mr. Sudeikis to do a…” said Lawrence. “The only way I think a fourth season of Ted Lasso exists would be if TL went and coached a soccer team that played about a block from Jason’s house in real life, you know what I mean? He’s got young kids.”