When the Emmy nominations are released Tuesday, the HBO fantasy saga could be in the running for television’s top honor for its eighth and final season. It’s earned three previous top drama series awards and is the defending champ.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed today that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The Veep star made the announcement to her followers on Twitter, writing, “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.”
It’s bittersweet for star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, but she and showrunner David Mandel believe the time is right and the ending makes sense so HBO’s acclaimed comedy, Emmy powerhouse and arguably the funniest comedy on television, will end its run with a final seventh season in 2018.
How do you satirize politics when the real thing is its own comedy show? The cast of Veep talk Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton parallels, and the show’s sobering comedy.
With Andy Samberg emceeing, Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win best actress in drama series at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, while Jon Hamm won for best actor after seven previous nominations. HBO took 14 awards with Game of Thrones named best drama and Veep best comedy.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — HBO’s “Veep” is leaving Maryland after four years after the series scored $6.5 million in California film tax credits. HBO announced Thursday that it will move production of the show starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus to southern California. HBO spokeswoman Cecile Cross-Plummer says Maryland has been home to many vital HBO projects, including […]
Five out of six best drama series slots were claimed by cable shows, both premium and basic, with the sixth going to PBS. Broadcast networks, which had controlled the comedy genre last year, lost fully half of that turf to Girls, Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm, all HBO.