Eight up-and-coming comedians get the opportunity to create their own 30-minute episodes and do whatever they want. No rules. No limits. Each comedian writes and appears in his/her episode, presenting a series of sketches. Features Lauren Lapkus (Orange Is The New Black), Kate Berlant (The Meltdown), Dr. Brown (Dr. Brown), Paul W. Downs (Broad City), John Early (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp), Tim Robinson (Saturday Night Live), Natasha Rothwell (SNL writer) and Henry Zebrowski (Heroes Reborn). SNL's Cecily Strong and Bobby Moynihan, Tyson Beckford and Broad City's Abbi Jacobson also will appear in cameos.
No rules. No expectations. A half hour to make their mark. Eight different comedians each get an episode to show their skills in comedy.
Rating: 5.20/10 (avg out of 506 votes)
The Characters Airs: Friday
The Characters Status: Ended
THE CHARACTERS - General Information
Series Premiere: March 11, 2016 Classification: Variety Genre: Action | Comedy Network: Airs: Friday at 12:00 am Runtime: 30 Minutes
THE CHARACTERS - Season 1 -- 8 Episodes
1x1 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Lauren Lapkus 1x2 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- John Early 1x3 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Henry Zebrowski 1x4 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Kate Berlant 1x5 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Natasha Rothwell 1x6 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Paul W. Downs 1x7 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Tim Robinson 1x8 -- Mar 11, 2016 -- Dr. Brown