By Ryan Glasspiegel
August 05, 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.


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



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