Starting Sept. 16, 2010, your Thursday evenings will see Amy Schumer on your cable TV as she was named co-host of the upcoming Fuse series, A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus.
Hoppus, the Blink-182 frontman, will lead the weekly look at musicians and music news, while Schumer will provide comic relief both in the studio and out in the field for correspondent reports from concerts, music festival and other related events. "I am excited," Schumer told me this afternoon.
In addition to the new gig at Fuse, Schumer also just filmed a role in an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and will be seen in an upcoming stand-up comedy special with Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin and Nikki Glaser.
Here's what Hoppus had to say about Schumer: "She‚Äôs super funny, smart, and engaging. And terribly foul-mouthed. And offensive. Everyone is super stoked that she‚Äôs part of the crew. She‚Äôd better not out-shine the host, though…"