Netflix Announces New Sketch Comedy Series 'The Characters'

Netflix Announces New Sketch Comedy Series 'The Characters'
Further proving that there's no end to their onslaught of original content, Netflix have just added a new sketch comedy show to their spring roster.

Called The Characters, the series will hand over each of its eight episodes to a different up-and-coming comedian, letting them take the reins and showcase their arsenal of ideas.

The cast of the characters includes some excellent names in comedy, including Kate Berlant (The Meltdown), Dr. Brown, Paul W. Downs (Broad City), John Early (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp),  Lauren Lapkus (Orange Is the New Black), Tim Robinson (SNL), Natasha Rothwell (SNL) and Henry Zebrowski (Heroes Reborn).

Watch the trailer for The Characters below. The show arrives on March 11.

Thanks to The Hollywood Reporter for the tip.