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Emmys 2015: Inside Amy Schumer is the first Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

The category is brand new this year

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Outstanding Variety Sketch Series is a brand new Emmy category — the old Outstanding Variety Series was split into two categories for the first time this year — and now it has its first winner. Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer won out in a competitive category, beating Drunk History, Key & Peele, Portlandia, and Saturday Night Live.

The win is just the latest highlight of Schumer's annus mirabilis: she's become an internet comedy icon, a critical darling, and a box office winner thanks to Inside Amy Schumer and Trainwreck, and she has a new HBO stand-up special (Live at the Apollo) airing this October.