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 last year’s Roast of Charlie Sheen. Amy was most recently on Louie and will next be seen in Season 2 of HBO’s Girls.
Amy has appeared on The Howard Stern Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Amy was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and as Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch this past year. She’s also written articles for Cosmo Magazine to enormous reader response.
Amy recurred on Season 3 of Adult Swim’s Delocated and guest starred in the latest season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. Last year 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 this year’s 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.
Amy made her network debut in 2007 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and soon after co-starred on 30 Rock, had 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.
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 Letter