Amy Schumer Set for Netflix Stand Up Special

Act taped in November will premiere on Netflix in March

Last Updated: January 10, 2017 @ 11:10 AM

Amy Schumer has taped a stand up special for Netflix, the streaming network announced Tuesday.

“As a comedian, actress, writer, director, producer and best-selling author, Amy Schumer is a boundless threat and a one-of-a-kind talent. We couldn’t be more excited that she’s making Netflix her home for her next stand-up comedy special,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix, in a statement.

“Very happy to be a part of the Netflix family for this special,” said Schumer. “Maybe now they will look at my “Stranger Things” audition tape to play the demogorgon for Season 2.”

The special, taped Saturday, November 5 at Denver, Colorado’s Bellco Theater, will launch globally on Netflix Tuesday, March 7th, 2017.

Schumer last appeared on a stand-up special, “Amy Schumer Live at the Apollo,” for HBO. She last starred in Judd Apatow’s “Trainwreck” and has wrapped “Snatched,” which she also wrote, and PTSD drama “Thank You for Your Service.”

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