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Hit new satirical US comedy The Other Two – set in the entertainment industry – makes its UK debut on E4 with a double bill

How would you feel if your 13-year-old little brother suddenly became an internet sensation?

That’s the premise of new US comedy The Other Two, starting on E4 with a double bill.

Young teen Chase (real-life internet star Case Walker) has become an instant megastar after uploading a song online called Marry U at Recess.

As pushy mum Pat (Molly Shannon) gets busy signing up her youngest, aka ‘ChaseDreams’, with a manager, older siblings Brooke (Heléne Yorke) and Cary (Drew Tarver), themselves an ex-professional dancer and aspiring actor respectively, are left behind and struggle to find their way in the world.

The Other Two

Budding actor Cary is overshadowed by his little brother

But despite all their differences, this is a sweet family and series (created by two former Saturday Night Live writers), with the comedy taking aim at the vacuous, crazy world of internet celebrities rather than its winners or losers. 

TV Times rating: ***