Amy Schumer: The Leather Special

Amy Schumer: The Leather Special is comedian Amy Schumer’s first stand-up special for the streaming-service Netflix . It was recorded at Colorado’s Bellco Theater inDenver on November 5, 2016. The hour-long special premiered globally on March 7, 2017.

Production and release

Schumer recorded The Leather Special at the Bellco Theater in Denver , Colorado on Saturday November 5, 2016. [1] The show was part of a 2016 world tour with shows on three continents. [2]

Netflix released the special on March 7, 2017. [3]


The Leather Special has received “favorable reviews” (72 out of 100) [4] from critics according to Metacritic . [5] These included a San Francisco Chronicle review entitled “The Hands of a Woman”, in which David Wiegand describes the ” Leather Special as an hour of hilarious, raunchy comedy,” praising Schumer’s timing, her way of landing A punch line with a bang, so to speak, and then tossing a little afterword over her shoulder. ” [6] In Entertainment Weekly , Ray Rahman wrote of the special: “It’s pretty much 85 percent sex jokes. The good news is that all the sex jokes are very funny! And even when Schumer turns her attention elsewhere, she still kills it. ” [7]

Netflix a week after premiering. [8] [9] [4] It is also known as ” [4]  References  References  Translations [10] Shortly thereafter, Netflix announced it would roll out a new, extensively modified user review system it had tested a year prior, removing its star review system completely and replacing it with a thumbs up “Score. [11] A Netflix spokesman said the new system was intended to focus on helping users find material they would enjoy, rather than expressing “an opinion on the quality of a story.” [11]


  1. Jump up^ Owens, Dylan (January 10, 2017). “Denver sets the stage for Amy Schumer’s first Netflix special” . Denver Post . Retrieved 30 March 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ Roffman, Michael (June 24, 2016). “Amy Schumer announces massive world tour” . Consequence of Sound . Retrieved 30 March 2017 .
  3. Jump up^ Petski, Denise (2017-01-10). “Amy Schumer Comedy Special Set At Netflix” . Deadline . Retrieved 2017-03-28 .
  4. ^ Jump up to:c Nakamura, Reid (March 14, 2017). “Amy Schumer’s Netflix Special Slammed By Users: ‘She’s Lost Herself'” . Yahoo! TV . Retrieved 2017-03-28 .
  5. Jump up^ Amy Schumer: The Leather Special , retrieved 2017-03-28
  6. Jump up^ Weigand, David (March 6, 2017). “Schumer’s comic genius on full display in Netflix special” . San Francisco Chronicle . Retrieved 2017-03-30 .
  7. Jump up^ Rahman, Ray (March 6, 2017). Entertainment Weekly . p. 62.Missing or empty( help ); |title=
  8. Jump up^ Budowski, Jade (2017-03-14). “Amy Schumer’s ‘Leather Special’ Is Getting Overwhelmingly Negative Reviews From Netflix Subscribers” . Decider | Where To Stream Movies & Shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant, HBO Go . Retrieved 2017-03-28 .
  9. Jump up^ Payton, Bre (2017-03-14). ” ‘ Horribly Unfunny’: Amy Schumer’s Netflix Special Trashed In Reviews”. The Federalist . Retrieved 2017-03-28 .
  10. Jump up^ Bruner, Raisa (Mar 17, 2017). “Amy Schumer Has a Surprising Response to Her Internet Trolls” . Time . Retrieved 2017-03-28 .
  11. ^ Jump up to:b Hibberd, James (2017-03-16). “Netflix Changing User Reviews, Dumps Star Ratings” . Entertainment Weekly . Retrieved 2017-03-30 .

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