Apple TV+ has finally released the official trailer for the upcoming second season of their acclaimed sports comedy series Ted Lasso, starring Jason Sudeikis in his Golden Globe-winning role as the titular coach. The series is scheduled to make its return on Friday, July 23.
The video gives a preview of the aftermath following AFC Richmond’s heartbreaking loss during the first season finale. It also teases the partnership between Ted and Hannah Waddingham’s Rebecca as they finally work together for the goal of getting the team back to the Premier League.
Check out the Ted Lasso Season 2 trailer in the player below.
Ted Lasso is a half-hour comedy series centering around the titular coach who finds himself in a difficult situation when he was suddenly hired to manage an English soccer team despite not having any soccer coaching experience. But what he lacks in knowledge, he makes up for with optimism, underdog determination…and biscuits. Sudeikis first portrayed the character in 2013 as part of NBC Sports’ promotional videos. His Ted Lasso videos had already garnered more than 10 million views since its release.
The series stars Jason Sudeikis (Saturday Night Live), Hannah Waddingham (Game of Thrones), Brendan Hunt (We’re the Millers), Jeremy Swift (Downton Abbey), Juno Temple (The Other Boleyn Girl), Brett Goldstein (Derek), Phil Dunster (The Good Liar) and Nick Mohammed (Intelligence). Season 2 will also feature the arrival of a new character, portrayed by I May Destroy You alum Sarah Niles.
Based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports, Ted Lasso is was developed by Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly. Executive producers are Sudeikis, Lawrence, Jeff Ingold, and Liza Katzer. It is a production by Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television.
The first season garnered rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, which won the series its first awards including a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Sudeikis. Due to its success, it also secured an early third season renewal.