Jason Sudeikis is known for his decade on , comedy box-office smashes like Saturday Night Live We’re The Millers and Horrible Bosses, and—of course—his role as Ted Lasso in the 11x Emmy Award–winning hit show, now in its third season on Apple TV+.
But how is he with spicy food?
Find out as Sudeikis takes on the wings of death and discusses comedy heroes, Kansas City BBQ, and the connection between magic and improv on this week’s episode of
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Jason Sudeikis: In 2003, Sudeikis was hired as a sketch writer for and would occasionally make bit appearances as audience members or extras. In May 2005, he became a featured player and was upgraded to repertory status in 2006. In July 2013, Sudeikis announced that he was leaving SNL, but still occasionally makes appearances. Saturday Night Live Following his departure from SNL, Sudeikis had recurring roles in the comedy series 30 Rock, , It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Portlandia, and The Last Man on Earth. He is also known for his leading film roles in the comedies Horrible Bosses and its 2014 sequel, Horrible Bosses 2, and We’re the Millers, as well as the acclaimed independent films Drinking Buddies, Sleeping with Other People, and Colossal. He is known for his supporting roles in Alexander Payne’s Downsizing and Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart. He has also provided voice-work for Epic, The Angry Birds Movie, its 2019 sequel, and Next Gen. In 2020, he co-created and began starring as the lead in the Apple TV+ sports comedy series Ted Lasso. The series follows Ted Lasso, an American college football coach who is hired to coach an English soccer team in an attempt by its owner to spite her ex-husband. Lasso tries to win over the skeptical English market with his folksy, optimistic demeanor while dealing with his inexperience in the sport. Ted Lasso was the biggest television series during award season in 2021, successfully winning 7 major Emmy Awards out of 20 nominations including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor for Sudeikis, and Outstanding Supporting Actress for Hannah Waddingham.
A comedy product of the Kern County area, comedian Tyson Paul is one of the most well-known comedians on the west coast. Tyson has been performing stand-up comedy up and down the west coast for the past 15 years, sharing the stage with comedy legends such as Tiffany Haddish, Mark Curry, Amy Schumer, and Jerrod Carmichael. Paul founded his own comedy entertainment company We Own The Laughs in 2014. For the past 7 years, WOTL has expanded throughout the west coast to various legendary comedy clubs/venues as it has grown into one of the best comedy brands in the country. Along with his incredible professionalism, Tyson Paul is recognized among his comedic peers as one of the most talented comedians to watch and perform with.