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Amy Schumer to receive Critics’ Choice MVP

Amy Schumer, with Jennifer Lawrence at the 73rd

Amy Schumer, with Jennifer Lawrence at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards, will be honored with the Critics' Choice MVP on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Rockville Centre-raised comedy star Amy Schumer has been named this year’s Critics’ Choice MVP.

The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced Tuesday that the “Trainwreck” writer-star, 34, will be honored with the award on the live broadcast of the 21st annual ceremony, airing Sunday at 8 p.m. on A&E, Lifetime and LMN.

Comedy Central recently renewed her series “Inside Amy Schumer” for a fifth season, with the fourth scheduled to premiere in April.

The show won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Sketch Variety Series in September.


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