Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Veep to step down from HBO

US premium cable network HBO is ending political sitcom Veep after seven seasons. The series has been a solid performer for the Time Warner-owned channel since it launched in 2012. British comedy writer and producer Armando Iannucci developed it as a US adaptation of The Thick of It, the BBC comedy that ran between in […]

News brief: Veep returns for third run on HBO

US premium cable channel HBO has ordered a third season of its politics-themed scripted comedy Veep. The new 10-part season will launch in 2014, again starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Seinfeld) as hapless US Vice President Selina Meyer. The second season launched last month. Veep was inspeired by BBC political comedy The Thick of It, which has […]