“We are so excited to get picked up,” said Schumer. “I’ve gotten picked up many times, but this time feels the best.”
A multiplatform hit, full-episode streams of the show’s third season grew more than 200% from its second season and total video streams saw a sixfold increase season-over-season, with over 83 million videos streamed from the third season, according to Comedy Central. The series, which last yearwon its first Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series, also saw its social media footprint triple over the course of its third season with a 40% increase in Twitter mentions.
Inside Amy Schumer explores topics revolving around sex and relationships and combines scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy and man-on-the-street interviews. Season 3 guest stars included Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Giamatti, Dennis Quaid, Jeff Goldblum, Josh Charles, Method Man, Colin Quinn, Kumail Nanjiani, Rob Morrow, Kathy Najimy, America Ferrara, among many others. The series was created by Schumer and Daniel Powell, who executive produce along with Head Writer Jessi Klein. Tony Hernandez and Steve Ast also serve as Executive Producers, Kim Caramele and Kevin Kane as Supervising Producers. Ryan McFaul directs, with additional segments directed by Schumer and Powell.
In addition to her comedy series, Schumer is nominated for two Golden Globe Awards at this Sunday’s ceremony for Trainwreck, which marked her feature film debut. She received noms last month for Best Comedy and Best Actress in a comedy. Trainwreck was developed with Judd Apatow, who also directed, and produced with Barry Mendel through his Apatow Productions.