Latest Jason Sudeikis News

Ted Lasso's Sudeikis helps raise funds for prosthetic limbs

Nov. 19, 2021 14:38 PM EST

With an Emmy win and a hit Apple TV+ series under his belt, Jason Sudeikis is having one big year. The show, of course, is “Ted Lasso,” where Sudeikis plays an upbeat and good-natured American football coach who takes charge of a professional British soccer team...

AP source: NBC keeps Premier League, deal $2.7B+ for 6 years

Nov. 18, 2021 19:25 PM EST

NBC has achieved one of its major objectives over the past year, retaining U.S. rights to broadcast the Premier League for another six years. The Premier League announced the deal on Thursday. NBC will pay more than $2.7 billion to continue showing the world's richest...

Falcons, Jets decline 'bowl-week' approach to London game

Oct. 07, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

Atlanta Falcons coach Arthur Smith said a practice-week option before Sunday’s game against the New York Jets in London was to spend the whole week overseas, and “treat it like a bowl week.” The Falcons and Jets, each 1-3, declined the bowl-week approach. ...

Ted Lasso's positivity needed by both Falcons, Washington

Sep. 30, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Smith is trying to channel his inner Ted Lasso. Coming off his first win as an NFL head coach, Smith wants to bring some much-needed good vibes to an Atlanta Falcons franchise that has endured plenty of heartache over the years, not unlike the TV...

Brady doesn't get much help from other Bucs in loss to Rams

Sep. 26, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — With the likes of LeBron James, Emmy-winning actor Jason Sudeikis and rapper Dr. Dre in attendance, Tom Brady’s first game in shouting distance of Hollywood was every bit the star-studded spectacle it was expected to be. Brady played his part,...

Owen Wilson, Sudeikis, Malek, Kardashian West to host 'SNL'

Sep. 22, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Owen Wilson, Kim Kardashian West, Rami Malek and Jason Sudeikis are lined up to host the first four episodes of “Saturday Night Live” this fall. NBC announced Wednesday that Wilson, who is starring in the upcoming film “The French Dispatch,” will...

Emmy Moments: Not the Pandemmys — but hardly normal, either

Sep. 20, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

OK, it definitely wasn’t the Pandemmys, or the Zoomemmys, or whatever you want to call last year’s virtual Emmy ceremony — with everyone at home, and visitors in hazmat suits showing up to bestow awards. This year was different — defiantly so. People were...

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,' streaming triumph

Sep. 20, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to sweep top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. ...

Emmys Latest: Sudeikis celebrates "big team win" for "Lasso"

Sep. 20, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

The Latest on The Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Jason Sudeikis took home best actor in a comedy series for his leading role in “Ted Lasso,” but the actor seemed more enthused to share the show’s victory with his...

Emmys: O-T Fagbenle rocks Nigerian look, Porter wears wings

Sep. 20, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michaela Jaé “Mj” Rodriguez wore vintage Versace Atelier in teal in an homage to Old Hollywood, her hair flowing down her back, and Billy Porter worked large wings on his black trouser look Sunday at the slimmed-down Emmy Awards. Coming less than a...