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Topic: Veep

Veep Star Sam Richardson's New Comedy Central Show Is About Local Ad Guys in Detroit

And he's got a binge-watching recommendation

Specs Name Sam Richardson Age 32 Claim to fame Stars as Richard Splett on HBO's Veep (Sundays, 10:30 p.m.); appears in Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (July 8) and Ghostbusters (July 15);…

Veep's Matt Walsh on Real-Life Politics and Maintaining a 'Pristine Fiction' on the Show

And what he's been binge watching

Specs Age 51 Claim to fame Stars as press secretary Mike McLintock on HBO's Veep (Sundays, 10:30 p.m.) Base Los Angeles Twitter @mrmattwalsh Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Matt Walsh:…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Hopes Veep's Success Can Help Confront Inequity for Women

In politics and Hollywood

CANNES, France—Veep may be a comedy that revels in double standards, but star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she believes the show might actually be helping solve the gender-imbalance issues that often…

Timothy Simons on How Veep's Political Fiascos Mirror Real-Life Scandals

And why he hits 'unfollow' on Twitter

Specs Age 36 Claim to fame Stars as Jonah Ryan on HBO's Veep (Season 4 finale airs June 14 at 9:30 p.m.) Base Los Angeles Twitter @timothycsimons What's the first information you consume in…

A Day After Their Season Premieres, HBO Renews Veep and Silicon Valley

Sunday night comedies get the green light

The day after the season premieres of Veep and Silicon Valley, HBO announced it's renewing the two Sunday night comedies for 2016. "Veep and Silicon Valley are terrific series, and I'm…

Actress Anna Chlumsky Binge-Watched Orphan Black While Shooting Veep

Her other favorite show? RuPaul's Drag Race

Specs Who Anna Chlumsky Age 34 Claim to fame Stars as Amy on HBO's Veep (Season 4 premieres April 12 at 10:30 p.m.); currently appearing on Broadway in the play Living on Love…

The Interview's Randall Park on How Vice Prepared Him to Play Kim Jong-Un

Plus: some recommended reading on North Korea

Specs Age: 40 Claim to fame: Portrays Kim Jong-un in The Interview (in theaters Dec. 25); guest stars on HBO’s Veep as Minnesota Governor Danny Chung; will star in the upcoming ABC…

Salem Scares Up Big Numbers for WGN America

First stab at scripted development draws a crowd Sunday night

The series premiere of WGN America’s first original scripted series, Salem, scared up some big numbers Sunday night, averaging 1.52 million viewers and a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49. Per Nielsen,…

F@¢K Yeah! HBO Renews Veep, Silicon Valley

Quick pick-ups for foul-mouthed Sunday comedies

HBO has picked up its merrily profane Beltway comedy, Veep, for a fourth season, while locking in the newbie Mike Judge strip, Silicon Valley, for a second run.  Created by Armando…

Dead Air: Zombies or No Zombies, Sunday Broadcast Ratings Continue to Slump

Resurrection, Believe hit series lows

Now that The Walking Dead has staggered off for its customary six-month between-seasons break, broadcasters last night may have hoped to regain some of their lost potency in the Sunday…

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