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Sara Schaefer hosts MTV's late-night comedy series "The Nikki and Sara Show" along with Nikki Glaser.

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer, and producer based in New York City. She won two Emmy Awards and a Webby Award for her work as the Head Blogger for "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," was one of Comedy Central's Comics to Watch in 2010, and has written for BestWeekEver.tv and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" She has appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," VH1's "Best Week Ever," E! Entertainment's "Rise of the Geeks," Fuse and AOL. She and comedian Nikki Glaser co-host a popular podcast called "You Had to Be There," which was profiled in The New York Times Magazine.

Sara grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and got her higher learnings at the College of William & Mary. After a year of weirdness in New Orleans, she moved to New York City to pursue comedy. Working by day as a financial analyst at a securities fraud law firm, she pursued comedy at night, performing sketch, stand up, and improv all over the city. She gathered critical acclaim for her bi-weekly stage show, "Sara Schaefer Is Obsessed With You", for which she won the ECNY award for Best Host in 2004. Since, she has produced several live shows over the years, including "Video Gaga" at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre and "Get Off Your Knees" at The Bell House.

In 2006, Sara became the host of AOL's on-line music/comedy show, "The DL." Over the course of a year, Sara appeared in over 350 videos with both legendary and up-and-coming musicians and performers. From there, she began blogging for BestWeekEver.tv, and then, in 2009, she began working for "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."

In 2010, she started a tumblr called "Faces of the Last Season of Oprah," which was a viral hit.


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Hometown: Richmond, VA
Current Residence: New York, NY

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