“AMY SCHUMER LEARNS TO COOK” BACK FOR SECONDS ON FOOD NETWORK
Pre-Production Underway on More Self-Shot Episodes Featuring Amy and Husband-Chef Chris Fischer from Home
Food Network has ordered additional episodes of breakout series, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, it was announced today by Courtney White, President, Food Network. Featuring acclaimed stand-up comedian and Emmy Award(R)-winning actress Amy Schumer along with her husband and James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Fischer, the additional episodes will again be self-shot and allow Chris and Amy to share a behind-the-scenes look at their lives at home. Their nanny and part-time camera operator, Jane, along with their son and dog, will continue to make cameo appearances as Amy and Chris serve up delicious recipes and cocktails for some good old comfort and humor. The initial order of Amy Schumer Learns to Cook premiered in May and averaged a .6 P25-54 L3 rating and delivered a nearly 100% increase among younger W25-34 viewers. New episodes are scheduled to return later this summer.
“Amy and Chris deliver a breath of fresh air to viewers, and we could not be more excited that they have continued to allow Food Network to bring our audience a behind-the-curtains look at their lives, with even more laughs and comforting food on the way. And we hope a lot more fennel,” said White.
Schumer added, “We are happy to be coming back for a second season because sequels are always the best! Chris and I are proud to be partnering with Food Network to donate to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp whose mission is to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.”
About Amy Schumer Learns to Cook TV Show
The series, which will be entirely self-shot on location, will give a behind-the-scenes look at their life during these unprecedented times. Amy Schumer Learns to Cook is slated to premiere later this spring and will showcase Amy and Chris tackling relatable, culinary themes such as brunch, tacos, pasta night, fridge cleanup and more.
"Amy and Chris will give an unprecedented look at their lives as they are quarantined in their house," said White. "Shot entirely themselves, Amy's boundless humor and Chris' culinary skills show viewers how they navigate life while at home making the best of these turbulent times with some good laughs and good food."
"Chris and I are excited to make this project with Food Network combining our two passions - for Chris it's cooking and for me, eating," said Amy Schumer. "With everything going on in the world right now, we are so grateful to be able to share an entertaining and informative experience with viewers. And it is more important than ever to look out for one another, so Chris and I will be making donations to causes dear to us - The Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Fair Food Program and select domestic violence organizations."
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