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'Veep' Boss on Fan-Favorite's Surprise Return

"Somewhere along the way something didnt happen. And because of that, these are the roads that were taken," showrunner David Mandel tells THR of the fiery reunion.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/bGDW8X04kuI/veep-season-6-hugh-laurie-returns-as-tom-james-episode-7-spoilers-showrunner-q-a-1008290

Veep: Original Cast Closes Deals To Return For Season 7 Of HBO Comedy

Team Selina Meyer will stay intact on HBO s Emmy-winning comedy series Veep . The premium cable networkhas closed one-year deals with all original cast members on the show to return for the upcoming seventh season, I have learned. That includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus , Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale , Reid Scott , Timothy Simons and Matt Walsh . I hear all are getting substantial salary increases. The contracts of the Veep cast members, who had been series regulars sincethe   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/05/veep-original-cast-deals-season-7-julia-louis-dreyfus-tony-hale-matt-walsh-1202102669/

'Veep' and 'Silicon Valley' Renewed at HBO

The comedies will return in 2018. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/l8cEYPj1eTU/hbo-renews-veep-silicon-valley-1007685

Veep Stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Timothy Simons on How Trump Presidency Has Changed Show

A version of this cover story about Veepfirst appeared in The Race Begins issueof TheWrap Emmy Magazine . Her: a veteran politician who briefly held lots of power and then saw it slip away. Him: a dope who somehow managed to scrape together enough votes to be elected to an office for which he is monumentally unsuited. Any resemblance to real people, living or dead, is strictly coincidental. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/veep-julia-louis-dreyfus-timothy-simons-trump-presidency/

Timothy Simons on How 'Veep' Has Become "Aspirational" in Trump's America

The actor, who plays Jonah Ryan on the HBO political satire, talks real and show politics and weighs in on his new "funhouse" of a romantic storyline.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/_-gS_rAdGUY/veep-season-6-jonah-ryan-engaged-timothy-simons-q-a-1006275

Sexual Harassment and a President Abroad: 'Veep' Boss on "Torn From the Headlines" Quality

The 'CBS This Morning' signoff, a nod to Ann Curry's famous goodbye, comes amid Fox News' scandals. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/nwb7pV6PVwY/veep-boss-sexual-harassment-selina-david-mandel-q-a-1006120

Veeps Timothy Simons Played Abe Lincoln and the Rest Was History

The best part about falling in love with a show or movie is forgetting that you are watching one; becoming completely immersed in the story is what allows viewers to feel passion and emotion. Some actors are so adept at giving convincing performances that fans forget to separate the actor from the character. This can be for better or for worse, depending on the traits which define the performance. Such is the case with the towering and highly talented Timothy Simons. Simons, a star of the wildly popular Veep, portrays a White House liaison named Jonah Ryan. This character is ...Read More... http://www.tvovermind.com/tv-news/five-things-you-didnt-know-about-timothy-simons

Has HBO Show Veep Affected Real Life Politics?

Veep is short for Vice President. As a result, it should come as no surprise to learn that it is the name of an American political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, a fictional Vice President and then President of the United States. Since it started running in 2012, Veep has received numerous awards and accolades, so it is natural for curious individuals to wonder whether it has had an impact on real life or not. Has Veep Affected Real Life Politics? So far, the single best piece of evidence that Veep has impacted real life politics is Malcolm Turnbull’s "continuity and change" slogan, which sounded a lot like Meyer’s "continuity with change." For those who are unfamiliar with the name, Turnball is the current Prime Minister of Australia, who rose to his position upon dislodging the previous prime minister, Tony Abbott, from the leadership of the Liberal Party through a leadership challenge. As a result, when Australia held its federal election in 2016, Turnbull sought to distance his administration from his predecessor’s administration without alienating their shared supporters at the same time, thus resulting in "continuity and change" in a blatant attempt to accomplish two aims with a single slogan. READ MORE...

Watch 'Veep's' Richard Splett Interview His Idol Amy Brenneman

The HBO comedy breaks the fourth wall to have Richard Splett sit down with 'Veep' guest star Amy Brenneman. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/nxYwzgyuYXo/veep-video-richard-splett-interview-idol-amy-brenneman-1001081

'Veep' Boss on Selina's Health Setback and Special Relationship With Gary

'Veep' showrunner David Mandel speaks to THR about Selina and Gary's relationship, and all those CNN jabs. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/7pjj3tj4MUQ/veep-season-6-selina-gary-heart-attacks-cnn-jabs-david-mandel-q-a-1000964
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