Apple TV+ announced today that it has renewed “Ted Lasso” for a third season, ahead of its second season start of production in London in early January. Season one is currently viewable on Apple TV+.
According to Apple, “Ted Lasso” tells the story of 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 main character, Ted Lasso, is played by Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis. The comedy series also stars Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein, Phil Dunster, and Nick Mohammed.
Critics and fans globally have hailed the series as “terrific,” “hilarious,” “heart-swelling” and “infectious.” On Rotten Tomatoes, “Ted Lasso” has a 86% average Tomatometer and a 98% average audience score.
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