Upcoming series Ted Lasso is set to combine sports comedy with a fish out of water story.
Jason Sudeikis is bringing back his character Ted Lasso, who was created for some television shorts a few years back. He’s an American football coach who means well, but doesn’t have much of a clue as to what he’s doing.
This new series sees him hired to coach an English football side in England, despite the fcat that he barely knows what the game is about. Obviously this gives a lot of scope for comedy, and with Sudeikis writing with former Scrubs scribe Bill Lawrence there’s sure to be plenty of it.
Ted Lasso is set to hit screens mid-August. Here’s a quick look at what’s in store for us: