How to watch Ted Lasso Season 1 & 2
Ted Lasso is the football manager that everyone is talking about. The American shocked English Football by flying across the Atlantic to become the first manager to move directly from American Football to soccer. Although this sounds like incredible sporting news, it is of course the fictional story from the popular Ted Lasso Series on AppleTV.
The comedy/drama series tells the story of former American Football coach; Ted Lasso is played by Jason Sudeikis, who leaves the States and his role as an established American Football head coach to become the manager of the fictional English Premier League team AFC Richmond. Lasso and his assistant and closest friend ‘Coach Beard’ are met with apprehension and criticism from supporters, players and the media. But over time, with his unique personality traits and coaching techniques he begins to win everyone round.
Season 1 received a score of 92% from 73 critic ratings on Rotten Tomatoes and 8.5/10 on IMDB. The success continued into Season 2 with an approval rating of 98% on Rotten Tomatoes and a similar IMDB scoring. The show has gone on to win a Golden Globe, People’s Choice Outstanding Comedy Series and many more nominations and awards. Ted Lasso Season 3 has been announced and is expected to be dropped on AppleTV in the summer of 2022.
How to get AppleTV
Ted Lasso is available to stream through AppleTV. As well as getting access to the full season 1 and season 2 episodes, there is also bonus content for fans who just can’t get enough of the quirky, happy-go-lucky American coach.
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For more information on how to watch AppleTV and if your device is compatible to stream AppleTV shows check out Apple Support and follow the simple instructions.
Who are AFC Richmond?
AFC Richmond are a fictional team, however in the series, they are part of the English Premier League and play against genuine English Premier League teams throughout the series. As the show became more and more popular, Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond now have their own Twitter accounts and NBC Sports even did a feature on the fictional coach called ‘An American Coach in London’.
It’s safe to say that to anyone who wasn’t a huge soccer (football) fan, they could easily believe that Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond were real. The way that the series has been filmed and written can easily transform the viewer into the world of English Premier League management and gives us all an insight into the running of a football in the biggest league in the world. Stream Ted Lasso Series 1 and 2 NOW on AppleTV.