The sketch comedy show fronted by comedian Amy Schumer will return for Season 2, Comedy Central confirms. Schumer tweeted the news on Monday. Inside Amy Schumer airs Tuesdays at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central. It debuted last month with strong ratings, notching 1.6 million total viewers and 1.2 million adults 18-49 and a 2.4 rating among men 18-34 in its first episode. UPDATE: The network made it official with a press release Tuesday morning announcing a 10-epiosde order for next year. Here it is:
NEW YORK, May 28, 2013 – Viewers have been inside the mind of comedian Amy Schumer and they love what they see and so does COMEDY CENTRAL, which has renewed the new hit series “Inside Amy Schumer” for a second season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL. The second season of “Inside Amy Schumer” will consist of ten episodes and is scheduled to premiere in 2014.
The “Schumer” pick-up continues a successful streak of 2013 launches for the #1 brand in comedy joining last month’s renewals of “Nathan for You” and “The Jeselnik Offensive” and the previously announced renewal of “Kroll Show.”
“Amy Schumer,” said Alterman. “She’s hilarious. I also love her comedy.”
“I am so proud of our show,” added Schumer. “And ecstatic to get to work with all these assholes again.”