Netflix Presents: The Characters

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Netflix Presents: The Characters
The Characters Poster-Logo.jpg
Genre Sketch comedy
Written by Lauren Lapkus
Kate Berlant
Dr Brown
Paul W. Downs
John Early
Tim Robinson
Natasha Rothwell
Henry Zebrowski
Directed by Andrew Gaynord
Starring Lauren Lapkus
Kate Berlant
Phil Burgers
Paul W. Downs
John Early
Tim Robinson
Natasha Rothwell
Henry Zebrowski
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Jax Media
Release
Original network Netflix
Original release March 11, 2016

Netflix Presents: The Characters is an American web television comedy sketch show that premiered on Netflix on March 11, 2016.[1] It features eight up-and-coming comedians, who each write and star in their own 30 minute show.[2] The comedians featured in the show are Lauren Lapkus, Kate Berlant, Phil Burgers, Paul W. Downs, John Early, Tim Robinson, Natasha Rothwell, and Henry Zebrowski.[3]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
Title Directed by Written by Original release date
1"Lauren Lapkus"Andrew GaynordLauren LapkusMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
2"John Early"Andrew GaynordJohn EarlyMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
3"Henry Zebrowski"Andrew GaynordHenry ZebrowskiMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
4"Kate Berlant"Andrew GaynordKate BerlantMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
5"Natasha Rothwell"Andrew GaynordNatasha RothwellMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
6"Paul W. Downs"Andrew GaynordPaul W. DownsMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
7"Tim Robinson"Andrew GaynordTim Robinson, Zach KaninMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
8"Dr Brown"Andrew GaynordPhilip BurgersMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netflix Orders Innovative Sketch Series 'The Characters' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Netflix Sets New Sketch Comedy Series 'The Characters' For March". Deadline. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Netflix's newest comedy is The Characters, and it looks super weird". The Verge. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 

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