Amy Schumer has proven herself one of the entertainment industry’s leading forces as a standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director.
Amy is the creator, star, writer and executive producer of the award winning Inside Amy Schumer, the popular Comedy Central television series which premiered in April 2013 to the network’s highest season premiere ratings of that year. Inside Amy Schumer won the 2015 Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Sketch series.
Last fall the show was honored with the first-ever Emmy Award for “Outstanding Sketch Variety Series.” She was also nominated for “Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series,” and “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.” Schumer received honors for “Individual Achievement in Comedy” and “Outstanding Achievement in Comedy” from the Television Critics Association in 2015.
Additionally, she was awarded The 2015 Critic’s Choice Television Award for “Best Actress in a Comedy Series.” Among the show’s many accolades, it also received the prestigious Peabody Award in 2014.