Aziz Ansari to Star in and Produce Comedy Series for Netflix

Netflix is staying in business with Aziz Ansari.

The streaming service has ordered 10 episodes of a half-hour comedy from the comedian, following recent deals to air his stand-up specials “Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden” and “Buried Alive.”

Ansari will star in the as-yet-untitled sitcom along with Jon Benjamin, Lena Waithe, Eric Wareheim, Noel Wells and Kelvin Yu. The plot description is being kept under wraps.

Ansari co-created the show with Alan Yang and will exec produce with Yang, Michael Schur, Dave Becky and David Miner.

The series, which hails from Universal TV and 3 Arts, will film in New York.

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