Veep season 5 to premiere on April 24, 2016
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Basic info and cast
Veep is an American comedy and political satire television series that is currently airing on the HBO network. Veep was created by Armando Iannucci (The Thick of It, Alan Partridge) who also serves as an executive producer for the show along with Christopher Godsick (Face/Off), Frank Rich (Face the Nation, Piers Morgan Tonight) and Simon Blackwell (Trying Again). Season 1 of Veep premiered on HBO on April 22, 2012.
Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld) as Selina Meyer, a fictional Vice President, and subsequent President, of the United States. Veep is actually a spin-off series that takes place in the same universe as The Thick of It, the show which was also created by Armando Iannucci. The series also stars Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh, Sufe Bradshaw, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole and Sam Richardson.
Ever since Veep premiered back in 2012 it has garnered great critics’ reviews and a solid fan base. The series has been nominated three years in a row for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series; season 2 won the Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy Series; season 3 won the TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. Julie Louis-Dreyfus has won three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards, one Screen Actors Guild Award, two Critics' Choice Television Awards and one Television Critics Association Award for her performance.
On April 21, 2014, HBO ordered a fourth season of Veep, which premiered in the United States on the HBO network on April 12, 2015. Season 4 of Veep is set to consist of 10 thirty-minute episodes.
UPDATED January 10, 2016: With the winter programming in full swing, the networks are starting to unveil the release dates of their spring 2016 new and returning television shows. The HBO has already scheduled the premiere dates of the highly anticipated new chapters of Game of Thrones and other series. A fifth season of the critically acclaimed political satire Veep is expected to be released in the United States on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 10:30pm ET/PT right after the premiere of Silicon Valley. The comedy series has had a very good year indeed, having won the 2015 Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Comedy Series. We are definitely looking forward to more not so politically correct jokes. Sign up for our notifications and get an automated reminder of the premiere date of Veep season 5 emailed to you one day in advance.