HBO Renews ‘Veep’ for Third Season

HBO Renews 'Veep' Third Season

Second run of the laffer has show upticks in ratings

Veep” will receive a third term on HBO, it was announced today.

Political comedy from Armando Iannucci returned to the paybler’s lineup on Sunday, April 14 for a second season, drawing over a million viewers in its 10 p.m. timeslot with help from strong lead-in “Game of Thrones.”

HBO has ordered a 10-episode third season of the Julie Louis-Dreyfus-starrer to bow next year.

Iannucci exec produces “Veep” with Christopher Godsick and Frank Rich. Simon Blackwell and Tony Roche are co-exec producers. Louis-Dreyfus and Stephanie Laing are producers.

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  1. TechFan says:

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Anna Chlumsky have been great in this series. Though it has British origins (the TV satire “The Thick Of It” and the film “In The Loop”), Veep is a very funny skewering of American politics, politicians, and their staffs. It’s off to a strong start this season and I’m pleased as punch with the news it will be back again in 2014.

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