Paramount+ has released the official trailer for the fifth season of the Emmy® and Peabody® award-winning hit comedy sketch series INSIDE AMY SCHUMER. The first two episodes of the season are set to premiere on the service Thursday, Oct. 20, with the remaining three episodes dropping weekly exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and rolling out internationally on the service in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
On INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, comedian Amy Schumer shares her real thoughts about our effed up world in short scenes with some other funny people. This season’s sketches include “Colorado,” “Home Spanx,” “Gratitude,” “Fart Park,” “Second Amendment,” “The Last Noelle” and “Flatuda,” among others.
In addition to Schumer, season five features Amber Tamblyn, Bridget Everett, Cara Delevinge, Chris Parnell, Ellie Kemper, Jesse Williams, Laura Benanti, Michael Ian Black, Olivia Munn and Tim Meadows, and returning writers Christine Nangle, Tami Sagher, Jon Glaser and Jeremy Beiler. Meadows, Derek Gaines, Jaye McBride and Georgie Aldaco also join the writing staff this season. Paramount+ has already released two sketches from the new season, “Colorado” and “Home Spanx.”
INSIDE AMY SCHUMER is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and executive produced by Amy Schumer, Daniel Powell, Kevin Kane and Bernie Kaminski. Ryan McFaul returns as the series’ director.
All About Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer is an Emmy-winning and Golden Globe nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director. Schumer 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. In 2015, the show was honored with the first-ever Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sketch Variety Series. Schumer 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 Critics’ 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. In 2019, she was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special category for her comedy special “Amy Schumer Growing.”
Schumer’s Universal Pictures film “Trainwreck” (2015) dominated the worldwide box office as the hit summer comedy. She won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy and was nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award in the category of Original Screenplay. That same year, the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) honored Schumer with The Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy. Schumer’s one-hour Netflix comedy special, “The Leather Special,” earned her a nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Variety Special. Her one-hour HBO comedy special, “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” directed by Chris Rock, premiered on Oct. 17, 2015, and was HBO’s most-watched Saturday night comedy special debut since December 2009.
In 2016, She was nominated for a Tony for her role in Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower.” In 2017, Schumer starred alongside Goldie Hawn in the mother-daughter comedy “Snatched,” which she also produced. That same year, Schumer was seen in Jason Hall’s drama “Thank You for Your Service.”
Schumer’s first book, The New York Times bestseller The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, earned her a 2017 Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word Album and was released in paperback in August 2017.
In 2018, Schumer starred and produced the STX comedy “I Feel Pretty,” released that April. Often touring theaters and arenas all over the world, Schumer is the only female comic to headline Madison Square Garden. She hosted the podcast “Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith,” which has run for five seasons on Spotify, alongside Bridget Everett, Rachel Feinstein and Keith Robinson.
In July 2020, Schumer’s three-part documentary series, “Expecting Amy,” premiered on HBO Max. The docuseries takes viewers behind the scenes as Amy battles through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy, while documenting the formation of her latest comedy special. In August 2020, she premiered the second season of her cooking show, “Amy Schumer Learns to Cook,” with her husband Chris Fischer, who is an award-winning chef on the Food Network. Schumer starred in Stephen Karam’s “The Humans,” which made its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival. Schumer also co-hosted the 94th Academy Awards alongside Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall in 2022.
Most recently, Schumer wrote, executive produced, directed and starred in her 10-episode comedy series “Life & Beth,” which is streaming now on Hulu and has been renewed for a second season. Currently, she is embarking on her first major tour in over four years. “Amy Schumer’s Whore Tour” began this July and runs through December.
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