Wine, Weed, Ambien, UTIs, and Sex Acts. AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO, the Star’s First HBO Stand-Up Special, Premieres October 17 on HBO Canada

— September 15, 2015

– Directed by Chris Rock and taped in front of a live studio audience at the historic Apollo Theater in New York City –

“…instead of a water or beer perched on a stool next to her, Amy has an entire bottle of white wine, sans glass…what did you think was going to happen when you put Amy Schumer on HBO?.” – USA Today TORONTO (September 15, 2015) – Amy Schumer, one of the funniest, freshest voices in film and television, brings her raw and unapologetic humour to HBO Canada for the first time ever with AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO, premiering Saturday, Oct. 17 at 10 p.m. ET/MT day-and-date with HBO in the US. The one-hour stand-up special is directed by Chris Rock, and was taped last May in front of a live audience at New York’s iconic Apollo Theater. Click HERE for a sneak peek of AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO. ** Media Note ** – Download images at https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada or http://mediacentre.corusent.com. Schumer made waves in the comedy Trainwreck and is also the Emmy®-nominated creator, star, writer, and executive producer of The Comedy Network’s INSIDE AMY SCHUMER. With AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO, she joins a long list of stellar comedians who have starred in HBO stand-up specials, including Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, George Carlin, Jamie Foxx, Jerry Seinfeld, George Lopez, Sarah Silverman, Bill Maher, Katt Williams, Wanda Sykes, and Lewis Black. Five of Amy Schumer’s best sketches form her award-winning television series: The special is directed by Chris Rock and written by Amy Schumer. Executive producers are Mike Berkowitz, Jimmy Miller, Amy Schumer, Tony Hernandez, and Steven Ast. Producers are John Skidmore, Kim Caramele, and Kevin Kane. In Eastern Canada, the special will be available on TMN GO and HBO Canada OnDemand. In Western Canada, it will be available on the go with Shaw Go Movie Central appBell TV appTelus Optik on the go, and HBO Canada On Demand. HBO Canada is a multiplex channel of Bell Media’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada).  

HBO Canada brings Canadians HBO’s current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, together with new and never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO’s extensive library – all in an uncut and commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO Canada HD and programming is accessible on TMN GO, on demand and online where available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. In Eastern Canada, HBO Canada is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. In Western Canada, HBO Canada is offered by Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada).

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