HBO Renews ‘Veep’ for 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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