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Australian Comedy Trio Aunty Donna Have Been Given Their Own Netflix Sketch Series

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Australian Comedy Trio Aunty Donna Have Been Given Their Own Netflix Sketch Series

Buckle up Australia because the hilarious comedy trio Aunty Donna have been given their own Netflix series. The streaming giant has revealed the big news and dropped a trailer on what we can expect from the episodes.

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The show will be executive produced by funny man and The Hangover star Ed Helms and will feature our boys Mark Samual Bonanno, Broden Kelly and Zachary Ruane.

Aunty Donna's Big House of Fun will comprise of six episodes and will be a sketch series that will no doubt make you laugh until you cry with their 'parody, satire, wordplay, breakout musical numbers and impeccable comedic timing'. Sounds brilliant.

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No only that, but it will feature Weird Al Yankovich, Ed Helms, Kristen Schaal and wrestler Awesome Kong. The concept of the series has been laid out by Netflix as 'when it comes to their house, you never know who might drop by for a whacky little adventure.'

People reacting to the massive news congratulated the trio for making it so far after starting up all the way back in 2011, with one fan writing: "HAVEN'T YOU DONE WELL."

Another added: "Done well you have guys! Very chuffed, congrats!"

A third said: "Haven't they done well?"

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The trio was formed nearly a decade ago after Bonanno, Kelly and Ruane met met at University of Ballarat's Arts Academy. They had their debut show in 2012 called Aunty Donna in Pantsuits, which ended up being nominated for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's Golden Gibbo Award.

Their second show, Aunty Donna and the Fax Machine Shop, won the People's Choice Award at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Later that year they created their YouTube channel and started a seven-part web series.

They've come a long way since then and we couldn't be more proud of them for getting into the big leagues. The Big Ol' House of Fun will drop on Netflix on November 11, so there's not too much time left to wait.

Featured Image Credit: Netflix

Topics: Entertainment, TV and Film, Australia

Stewart Perrie
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