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Comedy Central Live Announces Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour Kicking Off in New York City on Friday, January 24
Plus: "Inside Amy Schumer" returns for its second season on Tuesday, April 1 at 10:30/9:30c.

[via press release from Comedy Central]


Second Season of "Inside Amy Schumer" to Debut on Tuesday, April 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

Tour Info and Links to Purchase Tickets Available at http://www.cc.com/comedy-tours and www.amyschumer.com

NEW YORK, December 2, 2013 -- Be sure to get some of Amy Schumer's comedy when she hits the road next year. Tickets for Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour will go on sale this Friday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. (local time) with tour info and links to purchase tickets available at http://www.cc.com/comedy-tours and www.amyschumer.com. This is Schumer's second national tour with Comedy Central which kicks off on Friday, January 24, 2014 in New York City at Best Buy Theater and travels to more than 30 cities (full tour schedule at the end of this release). The tour is produced by AEG Live.

"Inside Amy Schumer" launched on April 30, 2013 and ranked as a top three program on cable among M18-34 and M18-24 in its Tuesday 10:30P-11P timeslot during its first season. The series is currently in production for its second season and set to debut April 1, 2014 on Comedy Central. The series, created by Schumer and Daniel Powell, who executive produces along with head writer Jessi Klein, provides an intimate look into the mind of comedian Amy Schumer, who, through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and man- on-the-street interviews, explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life.

The upcoming second season will include a stellar line-up of guest appearances including: Paul Giamatti, Parker Posey, Zach Braff, Josh Charles, Janeane Garofalo, Chrissy Teigen, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Artie Lange, Kathy Najimy, Missi Pyle, Patrick Warburton, Colin Quinn, Michael Ian Black, Abby Elliott, Reggie Watts, Natasha Leggero, Jon Glaser, Mike Birbiglia, Deborah Rush, Scott Adsit and Todd Barry.

Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour


January 24 New York, NY Best Buy Theater (2 shows)
January 25 Providence, RI Veterans Memorial Auditorium
January 31 Boston, MA Wilbur Theatre
February 1 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Casino
February 7 Las Vegas, NV The Mirage
February 8 Las Vegas, NV The Mirage
February 13 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
February 14 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
February 15 Cleveland, OH State Theatre
February 16 Columbus, OH Ohio Theatre
February 18 Miami, FL Adrienne Arsht Center- Ziff Opera House
February 19 Tampa, FL David A. Straz Center
February 20 Orlando, FL University of Central Florida
February 21 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
February 22 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
March 6 Towson, MD Towson University
March 7 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
March 8 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
March 9 Raleigh, NC Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center
March 11 Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland
March 12 Buffalo, NY UB Center for the Arts
March 13 Albany, NY Palace Theatre
March 14 Greenvale, NY Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
March 15 New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre
March 25 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre
March 26 Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
March 27 Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre
March 28 Chicago, IL Auditorium Theatre
March 29 Memphis, TN Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
March 30 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
April 1 Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall
April 2 Houston, TX Arena Theater
April 3 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
April 4 Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland
April 5 St. Louis, MO Peabody Opera House

About AEG Live:

AEG Live (www.aeglive.com), the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Cher, Enrique Iglesias, J Cole, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes. AEG Live has produced many comedy tours including Flight of the Conchords, Portlandia, The Kids In the Hall, Ricky Gervais, Jim Jefferies, Bo Burnham, Chris Hardwick, Tim & Eric and The Shaquille O'Neil All-star Comedy Jam. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA).

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