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Jason Sudeikis Brings His Fish-Out-Of Water Comedy Ted Lasso to Apple TV+

ALSO: Boys State, Teenage Bounty Hunters, Project Power, World's Toughest Race, Room 104, and more.
  • Ted Lasso. (Apple TV+)
    Ted Lasso. (Apple TV+)

    What happens when an all-American Kansas football coach takes a job managing a Premier League soccer team? That's the set up for the new Apple TV+ comedy Ted Lasso, which sees SNL alum Jason Sudeikis reprising the character he originated for a now-legendary 2013 NBC Sports promo. Also today: Teenage Bounty Hunters set their sights on Netflix, Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon Levitt star in the superhero adventure Project Power, and Apple TV+ releases the Sundance hit Boys State. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Friday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: Bill Lawrence (Scrubs) co-created the sports comedy Ted Lasso with star Jason Sudeikis, whose titular football coach tosses in the pigskin, hops the pond, and takes on coaching duties for an English football team. The first three episodes drop today. Read our review. Streaming on Apple TV+

    SERIES PREMIERE: From executive producer Jenji Kohan (Orange Is the New Black), the action comedy Teenage Bounty Hunters stars Maddie Phillips (Supernatural) and Anjelica Bette Fellini (The Gifted) as fraternal twin sisters who join bounty hunter Kadeem Hardison (A Different World) in chasing down bail-skipping lowlifes. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    MOVIE: Netflix continues to bring the multiplex home this summer with a new superhero flick with Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon Levitt starring in Project Power. The film follows the battles that result when a new pill hits the streets of New Orleans, imbuing those who take it with strange and unpredictable abilities that vary from one person to the next. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    DOCUMENTARY: As Primetimer's Aaron Barnhart writes, the Sundance hit Boys State holds a mirror to the current state of U.S. politics as it documents an annual week-long gathering in which a thousand Texas high school juniors gather to elect their own state government Watch the trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    NEW EPISODE: Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) stars in the latest episode of Room 104, in which she plays Eva, a divorcée who makes a life-altering decision while celebrating her new singledom: she's going to get bangs. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    SERIES REVIVAL: The series that gave birth to Survivor and countless other reality competition series returns, as Mark Burnett's World's Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji follows teams from around the world as they push themselves to their mental, physical, and emotional limits. Bear Grylls hosts. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    MOVIE: The animated kids film Fearless follows Reid (voiced by Miles Robbins), an avid video game enthusiast who must push himself to the next level when faced with the challenge of caring for three superpowered children who land in his backyard. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Ted Lasso, Apple TV+, Jason Sudeikis