HBO announced today that they've renewed their Sunday night comedies Veep and Silicon Valley for another season each. This will mark a fourth season for Veep and a second for Silicon Valley.
This is an early renewal for both shows, meaning HBO has a lot of faith in them. Veep and Silicon Valley, which are both critically-acclaimed and do well in the ratings, are only three weeks into airing their current seasons.
Here's a short teaser trailer from the upcoming third season of the critically-acclaimed HBO comedy Veep, which debuts on April 6th. There's only 10 seconds of footage in it, but it's worth the watch if you like Julia Louis-Dreyfus or hate balloons.
The zillionth annual Emmy Awards were held in Los Angeles last night, and we weeded through the three-hour ceremony to pull anything interesting related to comedy that happened. Below, please find a full list of comedy winners and nominees from the ceremony (which is available in its entirety on CBS's website) and the clips of the best comedy moments from the event, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus's acceptance speech with help from her bodyman Tony Hale and Will Ferrell's closing bit.
As far as the awards winners go, there were very few surprises, which is pretty typical of the Emmys. Modern Family won for best comedy series for the fourth year [...]
On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.
Matt Walsh (Veep, Upright Citizens Brigade) joins Craig to discuss some of TV's most (and least) notable clips. Matt discusses the Upright Citizens Brigade pranking The Today Show, the rehearsal process behind Veep, and, of course, the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special.
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HBO announced today that they've renewed the critically-acclaimed, Emmy-winning comedy Veep for a third season. Created by UK comedy mastermind Armando Iannucci and starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the U.S. Vice President, the series began airing its second season last month and earned its highest ratings for the season yet this past weekend. Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Reed Scott, Timothy Simons, Sufe Bradshaw, and Kevin Dunn. Like the second season, the third season order is for 10 episodes. The new season is expected to debut sometime next year, so once Veep Season 2 wraps, you'll just have to start paying attention to Joe Biden for a few months [...]