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2015 WGA Award Nominees Include 'High Maintenance,' 'Inside Amy Schumer,' and 'Louie'

The Writers Guild of America just announced its list of WGA Award nominees for next year's ceremony, which is set to take place on February 14th in New York with host Larry Wilmore. Nominees for Comedy Series include Louie, Orange Is the New Black, Silicon Valley, Veep, and Amazon's recent hit Transparent starring Jeffrey Tambor, while Inside Amy Schumer managed to break into the Comedy/Variety category for the second year in a row with SNL, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Last Week Tonight. Returning Vimeo web series High Maintenance also got some love in the Short Form Media [...]

Comedy Central Renews 'Inside Amy Schumer' and 'Review'; Adds Two New Shows

Comedy Central announced today that they've renewed three series, Inside Amy Schumer, Andy Daly's Review, and TripTank, for another season. This will mark a third season for high-rated Schumer and a second for Review and TripTank.

The cable network also ordered two new shows, Another Period and IdiotsitterAnother Period is a turn-of-the-century comedy about a wealthy Rhode Island family co-created by and starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel and Oates). Idiotsitter is based on the Comedy Central digital series co-created by and starring Charlotte Newhouse and Workaholics' Jillian Bell. It's the second Comedy Central digital series to jump to TV, following Ari Shaffir's standup/storytelling show This Is Not Happening, which jumps [...]

'Inside Amy Schumer' Covers the Tragic Deaths Caused by a Bachelorette Party Disaster

What began as a relatively normal bachelorette party turned into a tragic nightmare for one group of young ladies, and you can watch the aftermath press conference in this new clip from Inside Amy Schumer before taking a moment of silence not just for the women who perished, but the women who survived.

Watch Amy Schumer Learn the Disappointing Truth About Magician Sex

Here's a clip from last night's episode of Inside Amy Schumer, in which Amy is determined to have sex with a very David Blaine/Criss Angel-type magician only to learn that magicians never break their act in any situation, especially when that situation involves going to bed with an eager-to-be-serious-for-once comedian.

Watch Amy Schumer Play a Depressingly Accurate Video Game

In case you missed it, here's a fantastic clip from Inside Amy Schumer where Amy tries to play a Call of Duty-type game but learns some very real-life lessons after she chooses to play using the game's female avatar.

How 'Inside Amy Schumer' Fought — and Won — to Get "Pussy" on TV

Over the weekend, Amy Schumer and the writers/producers of Inside Amy Schumer sat down for a Paley Center panel all about the show, and it turns out we have them to thank for finally reaching true gender equality on Comedy Central. Prior to the second season of Schumer's show, the network bleeped the word "pussy" but often allowed the word "dick" to air uncensored — a policy that struck the writers and executive producer Dan Powell as unfair. From Vulture's recap:

"Dan decided that it wasn't fair that they bleep the word 'pussy,'" said Amy Schumer. "Because you are allowed to say the word 'dick' on Comedy Central," [...]

This Week in Comedy: 'Silicon Valley' and 'Inside Amy Schumer's Wrapped Up Their Seasons

In case you missed it, here's all the big comedy stuff that happened this week:

-Silicon Valley and Inside Amy Schumer eached aired their season finales. We reviewed Silicon Valley's first year and rounded up the best sketches from this season of Amy Schumer.

-Following the success of Workaholics and Broad CityComedy Central has ordered a pilot from sketch duo BriTANick.

-NYC standup and former SNL writer Michael Che made his debut as a Daily Show correspondent. We interviewed him about his Comedy Central Half Hour, which airs tonight.

-John Oliver's net neutrality segment caused the FCC's comment section to crash.

-The UCB Theatre announced the amazing lineup for the 16th annual Del Close Marathon.

Amy Schumer, Rory Scovel, and a Giant List of Fake Tyler Perry Movies Star in This New 'Inside Amy Schumer' Sketch

Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer has been on a roll this season, and that continues with this new sketch, which stars Schumer and guest Rory Scovel as a couple trying to figure out which movie to watch before going to bed. It's another strong sketch from Inside Amy Schumer this season, with the highlight being a massive list of fake Tyler Perry movies on the screen for Schumer's On Demand service that's definitely worth freeze framing for stuff like Tyler Perry's Madea and the Temple of Uh Uh and Tyler Perry's Big Momma's Deposition.

Watch Amy Schumer Instantly Regret Going to Couples Counseling

Here's a new clip from tonight's Inside Amy Schumer where Amy and her boyfriend go to couples counseling, which unfortunately for Amy is led by supermodel Chrissy Teigen, whose nerdy counselor glasses do little to take away from the "communication" problem Amy's trying to fix.

'Inside Amy Schumer's Premiere Beat Everything Else on TV in Its Key Demo

Last night's second season premiere of Inside Amy Schumer did super well in the ratings. The Comedy Central sketch show received 2.0 million viewers in the 18-34 demographic, making it the most-watched show on both broadcast and cable. The series actually improved on the ratings of Tosh.0, which airs before it and received 1.9 million in that same demographic, effectively beating one of the network's most popular shows.

Sketch Anatomy: Emily Altman Breaks Down 'Inside Amy Schumer's "Mom Computer Therapy"

Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates a successful sketch from the rest.

For this week's installment of Sketch Anatomy we spoke with Emily Altman, who teaches sketch writing at UCB in New York and has written for MTV's Hey Girl, Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer, and the upcoming Tina Fey-created NBC series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Altman chose to take us behind the scenes of season 2's Inside Amy [...]

The 11 Best Sketches from 'Inside Amy Schumer' Season 2

In honor of Inside Amy Schumer’s season finale tonight, we’ve compiled the best sketches from the show's excellent second season. Comedy Central renewed Schumer for a third season, and we’re already looking forward to more hilarious on-the-street interviews and “Amy Goes Deep” segments in addition to the signature sketches in the year to come.

Check out a collection of the best of Season 2 below:

Amy Schumer Has a Heart-to-Heart Chat with a 106-Year-Old Woman

Here's a segment from last night's episode of Inside Amy Schumer, in which Amy interviews a lovely woman named Downing who has lived long enough to see the Great Depression as well as the point in time where women wearing pants became a permanent thing. It's both adorably hilarious and enlightening, and we can only hope that in another 70 years there will be a young lady of the future who interviews Schumer about the days women didn't get equal pay and the Twitter fad was in its prime.

Watch Amy Schumer's Aaron Sorkin Parody 'The Foodroom'

Here's a funny sketch from last night's Inside Amy Schumer, in which Schumer and company parody The Newsroom by moving it to a fast food setting in "The Foodroom." Apple slices have never held so much dramatic weight before.