Popular Apple TV+ sports comedy show “Ted Lasso” has been renewed for a third season

“Ted Lasso,” one of the most popular shows on Apple’s video-streaming service with an 86 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, has been renewed for its third season. In addition, the complete first season of “Ted Lasso” is now available exclusively on Apple TV+.

From the official announcement:

Following its breakout first season and early second season renewal, Apple TV+ has renewed ‘Ted Lasso’ for a third season, ahead of its second season start of production in London in early January. Since its premiere on August 14, 2020, critics and fans globally have hailed the series as ‘terrific,’ ‘hilarious,’ ‘heart-swelling’ and ‘infectious.’

In “Ted Lasso,” actor and “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Jason Sudeikis plays a small-time college football coach from Kansas, 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.

“Ted Lasso” was developed by Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt. The show is based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports.