'Expecting Amy': Release date, plot, creators, trailer and all you need to know about Amy Schumer's HBO Max docuseries

'Expecting Amy': Release date, plot, creators, trailer and all you need to know about Amy Schumer's HBO Max docuseries
Amy Schumer (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

HBO has picked up Amy Schumer's docuseries chronicling her pregnancy titled 'Expecting Amy.' We as viewers get a glimpse of Schumer's struggles through her difficult pregnancy as she toured for her stand-up special.

The focus of her upcoming documentary will highlight the struggles Schumer faced through her pregnancy — from birth to hospitalizations. The miniseries will follow Schumer as she navigates through her career and her personal life.


The comedian announced the three-part special, on Twitter, saying "ANNOUNCEMENT: a new docuseries, #ExpectingAmy created by @GoForHammer Alexander Hammer (Beyoncé's Homecoming) on @HBOMax — due date 7/9!" with a hilarious picture of herself.

"Amy Schumer is an inspiration and this project is such an honest look at her experience being on the road while preparing for her special. Her willingness to showcase her immense vulnerability, during the most challenging time in her life, is both empowering and hilarious," said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content at HBO Max in a statement.


Release date

'Expecting Amy' is set to release its three-part special on July 9, 2020.


The press release statement said the series is "an unfiltered and intimate view into comedian Amy Schumer’s life on tour creating a stand-up special during her difficult pregnancy."


HBO Max revealed that the series "takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special. From hospitalizations to going out in front of a crowd of thousands, to quiet moments at home with her family, Schumer shares it all."


It was also reported that viewers will get to witness the behind the scenes of Amy's 10 hospitalizations from hyperemesis gravidarum that forced the comedian to postpone her 2018 stand up tour dates.



The docuseries was directed and edited by Alexander Hammer, who is known for Beyonce's 'Homecoming' with Schumer serving as producer.


The trailer is yet to be released, stay tuned for updates.

Where to watch

Catch 'Expecting Amy' on July 9, 2020, on HBO Max.

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