Apple TV+ releases trailer for new comedy series “Ted Lasso” debuting August 14

Apple on Tuesday shared an announcement trailer for “Ted Lasso,” a new comedy series launching through its Apple TV+ streaming service on Friday, August 14.

“Ted Lasso” trailer

In this new ten-episode comedy series, Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso who is a small-time college football coach from Kansas that had been hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer whatsoever.

Check out the inaugural trailer right ahead.

“America’s favorite football coach is crossing the pond,” reads the video’s description.

In addition to starring, Sudeikis also serves as executive producer alongside Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”) via his Doozer Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content.

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You can watch “Ted Lasso” on Apple TV+ beginning August 14.

The series was developed by Sudeikis, Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt, based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports.

About Apple TV+

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The service costs $5 per month after a seven-day free trial. New Apple device owners are eligible for one full year of free service. Visit for more information.

Will you watch “Ted Lasso”?

How does Ted Lasso sound to you so far? Is it the kind of a comedy series that you might consider watching or something you’d rather pass?

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