Have you noticed this weird new show on your Netflix feed today?

Have you noticed this weird new show on your Netflix feed today?

Have you noticed this weird new show on your Netflix feed today?

If you're a Netflix subscriber, you can actually head to this link right now to watch what appears to be a 48-minute preview of the show.

Showing that your favourite streaming service has a sense of humour, Netflix launched the premiere of the first episode of Netflix LIVE! today, and then promptly cancelled the rest of the series.

April Fools' falls on a Saturday this year, which means companies in on the gag are trotting out their pranks a bit early.

When you go to the Netflix homepage on March 31, you will see "Netflix Live: Sneak Peek". Yet, as Arnett reaches for weird metaphors and anecdotes to fill the silence while a burrito slowly turns in the microwave it's hard not to fall into an amused trance.

Netflix has unveiled its newest original program: Netflix Live. After some fast and furious Googling, I discovered there was once a time when Netflix discussed potentially live streaming sports - but only if Netflix owned and created the sporting event.

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