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Netflix will debut a stand-up special from Amy Schumer in a special, taped on 5 November at Denver’s Bellco Theatre and will launch globally on Netflix on 7 March.

amy schumer“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.

“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 two.”

On the heels of becoming the home for all-new stand-up comedy specials from Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle, Netflix continues to thrive as a hub for top original comedy specials, including the 2016 Emmy-nominated shows from both John Mulaney and Patton Oswalt (2016 Emmy winner for Writing for a Variety Special), and recent specials from Cedric the Entertainer, Iliza Shlesinger, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy, Russell Peters, Ali Wong, Mike Epps, Aziz Ansari, Anjelah Johnson, Bill Burr, Chris Tucker, Demetri Martin, Chelsea Handler, Bo Burnham, Jim Jefferies, David Cross, Joe Rogan, Dana Carvey, Colin Quinn (directed by Jerry Seinfeld), Michael Che, Reggie Watts, Gabriel Iglesias, Jen Kirkman and Jim Gaffigan. Additional upcoming comedy specials include Neal Brennan and Cristela Alonzo.