NBC Sports Promo Casts Jason Sudeikis as a U.S. Football Coach Managing in the EPL

Ryan Glasspiegel
Monday August 5th, 2013

To get fans hyped about its upcoming Premier League broadcasts, NBC Sports enlisted Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis to play a fictional American football coach, Ted Lasso, who has just been named new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KeG_i8CWE8#at=270]

The nearly-five-minute video is not only an effective promo—it's also the best piece of scripted NBC programming in years. [H/T Deadspin]

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