Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Comedy Central Renews 'Inside Amy Schumer' and 'Broad City'

Comedy Central has ordered additional seasons of hit comedies Inside Amy Schumer and Broad City. The cable network has ordered a fifth season of the Emmy-winning Inside Amy Schumer and a fourth and fifth season of breakout hit Broad City. The renewals were announced by Kent Alterman, President, Original Programming, Comedy Central.

"We are so excited to get picked up," said Amy Schumer, star and executive producer of Inside Amy Schumer. "I've gotten picked up many times, but this time feels the best."

Inside Amy Schumer explores topics revolving around sex and relationships and is made up of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and man-on-the-street interviews.

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, with Kim Caramele and Kevin Kane as supervising producers. Sarah Babineau and Ari Pearce are the executives in charge of production for Comedy Central.

Created by and starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Broad City is an odd couple comedy about two best friends navigating their twenties in New York City whose adventures always lead down unexpected and outlandish paths. They're broke, flawed and don't shy away from the sticky situations NYC throws at them - they dive right into the muck. But no mater how bad it gets, these young broads are always down with whatever hits them.

Joining Jacobson and Glazer as series regulars are Hannibal Buress, Arturo Castro, Paul Downs, John Gemberling and Chris Gethard.

Jacobson and Glazer executive produce along with Amy Poehler, Brooke Posch, Dave Becky, Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns. Eric Slovin, Lucia Aniello and Paul Downs are co-executive producers. Sarah Babineau and Samantha Schles are the executives in charge of production for Comedy Central.

Inside Amy Schumer returns for its fourth season in April 2016. Broad City begins its third season on Wednesday, February 17 at 10/9c.