Expecting Amy is a hilarious and raw 360-degree look at a new stage in Amy Schumer’s life. This unfiltered three-part documentary shows the struggle, strength, and ambition that have made Schumer one of the singular comic voices of all time. The docuseries takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Amy battles through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy, while documenting the formation of her latest comedy special. From hospitalizations, to going out in front of thousands, to quiet moments at home with her family, Schumer hides nothing. With her family and friends along for the ride to support her and keep her sane and balanced, Amy does it all with perseverance, heart, and the priceless sense of humor she’s known for.
Amy Schumer is an Emmy® Award–winning and Tony Award®–nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer, director, and New York Times bestselling author. In 2013, Schumer quickly garnered critical acclaim and award recognition for her work on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, of which she was the creator, star, writer, and executive producer.
In 2015, Schumer’s Universal Pictures film Trainwreck (2015) dominated the worldwide box office as the hit summer comedy. Schumer went on to star in the 20th Century Fox film Snatched (2017), and star and produce the STX comedy I Feel Pretty (2018). Her podcast, Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith, premiered its fifth season on Spotify this past March, and she also premiered a new cooking show, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, this past May with her husband, Chris Fischer, who is an award-winning chef on the Food Network.
Up next: Love, Beth, a comedy series via Hulu which Schumer will star in, write, direct, and executive produce; and Stephen Karam’s The Humans.
Recently Hammer was nominated by the Cinema Eye Honors for his work on Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, which won the Grammy for Best Music Film. He has served as Beyoncé’s editor for a variety of projects ranging from her feature length visual albums (Lemonade, self-titled Beyoncé, 4), interactive visuals, and subsequent concert films for her world tours (Formation, On the Run, Mrs. Carter) and documentary (Life is but a Dream). He continues to work with artists such as Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Jay-Z, Madonna, Katy Perry, and Nicki Minaj, garnering several MTV VMA nominations and one win. Hammer continues to work on original and effective branded entertainment, multimedia campaigns and innovative content for brands like Nike, Rag & Bone, L'Oréal, and H&M, and for fashion designers like Gareth Pugh, Ann Demeulemeester, and others.
Being pregnant is stressful enough. Sit back and listen to a mix inspired by the new HBO Max Original, Expecting Amy.