Season 3 of “Ted Lasso” is officially scheduled to premiere on Apple.
The streamer announced that the critically acclaimed sports comedy will return on Wednesday March 15, with new episodes releasing weekly thereafter. This is the first time an Apple series has been released. Additionally, Apple released the first teaser trailer for the season, which can be seen below.
Season 3 of Ted Lasso will consist of 12 episodes. The official description of the season reads: “Newly promoted AFC Richmond are being ridiculed as media forecasts widely label them last in the Premier League and Nate (Nick Mohammed), now hailed as a ‘child prodigy’, gets to work made Rupert (Anthony Head) at West Ham United. After Nate’s controversial departure from Richmond, Roy Kent (Brett Goldstein) joins Beard (Brendan Hunt) as an assistant coach. As Ted (Jason Sudeikis) deals with the pressures at work, he continues to struggle with his own personal issues at home, Rebecca (Hannah Waddingham) focuses on defeating Rupert, and Keeley (Juno Temple) navigates as her boss own PR around agency. Things seem to be falling apart on and off the pitch but Team Lasso will still do their best.”
The series cast also includes Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Toheeb Jimoh, Cristo Fernandez, Kola Bokinni, Billy Harris and James Lance.
Sudeikis developed the series with Bill Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Hunt. It is based on the existing format and characters first introduced on NBC Sports. In addition to starring, Sudeikis serves as executive producer. Lawrence produces through Doozer Productions. Hunt, Kelly and Bill Wrubel are also executive producers along with Doozer’s Jeff Ingold and Lizakatzer, and Jane Becker and Jamie Lee. Goldstein is the writer and co-executive producer of the series. It is produced by Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television.