Amy Schumer is quickly becoming the hottest star in the world of comedy, with her blend of wholesome, girl-next-door looks and edgy comedy. Amy is the creator, star, and writer of Inside Amy Schumer, her Comedy Central television show which will premiere on April 30th. Amy is coming off her one-hour stand-up special, Mostly Sex Stuff, which became Comedy Central’s second-highest rated special this year. She was one of the featured comedians on Comedy Central’s Roast of Roseanne, following her breakout performance on the 2011 Roast of Charlie Sheen. Amy was most recently on Louie and in Season 2 of HBO’s Girls.
Schumer has appeared on The Howard Stern Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. She was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and as one of Entertainment Weekly and Los Angeles Times “13 Faces to Watch in 2013.”
She had a recurring role on Season 3 of Adult Swim’s Delocated and guest starred in the latest season ofCurb Your Enthusiasm. In 2011 she filmed the feature Seeking a Friend for the End of the World starring Steve Carrell and Kiera Knightley and Price Check, an independent feature opposite Parker Posey which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Her album Cutting placed in the top 5 of the Billboard Charts and has been included on multiple Best Comedy Albums of the Year awards’ lists.
Her network debut came in 2007 when she starred on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and soon after co-starred on 30 Rock, and her own Comedy Central Presents special. She co-hosted Hoppus on Music with Mark Hoppus of Blink 182 on Fuse and this summer made her fourth appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival.
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If you were watching last night [Comedy Central’s Roast of Roseanne], you witnessed a groundbreaking, historical appearance, Amy Schumer pulling herself up into the big leagues all by lonesome… Amy Schumer’s performance last night was thrilling. We live for these moments. When one of us, a human being, casts off the chains of society, digs down deep and WAILS!
– Bob Lefsetz, The Lefsetz LetterM.