Veep renewed for third season
Story by Jack Foley
ARMANDO Iannucci’s political sature Veep has been renewed for a third season.
Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President of the United States Selina Meyer, the series rates as HBO’s most-watched comedy and recently pulled in viewing figures of 1.3 million.
It has also earned Louis-Dreyfus an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a comedy.
The ensemble cast includes Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy C. Simons, Sufe Bradshaw and Kevin Dunn.
Veep joins fellow comedies Girls and Eastbound & Down among HBO’s slate of returning series.
The network is also set to premiere Christopher Guest’s Family Tree and Stephen Merchant’s Hello Ladies later this year.