HBO Orders New Seasons of Original Comedies VEEP and SILICON VALLEY
HBO has renewed SILICON VALLEY for a fifth season and VEEP for a seventh season, with both shows returning in 2018, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming.
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated SILICON VALLEY takes a comic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A collaboration between Mike Judge and Alec Berg, the show concludes its ten-episode fourth season Sunday, June 25 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). Series regulars include Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, Matt Ross, Jimmy O. Yang and Suzanne Cryer.
Season four credits: SILICON VALLEY was created by Mike Judge & John Altschuler & Dave Krinsky; executive producers, Mike Judge, Alec Berg, Michael Rotenberg and Tom Lassally; co-executive producers, Jim Kleverweis, Clay Tarver, Dan O'Keefe, Jamie Babbit, Chris Provenzano and Graham Wagner; supervising producers, Adam Countee, Carrie Kemper and Aaron Zelman; consulting producer, Jonathan Dotan.
The Emmy(R)-winning comedy series VEEP concludes its ten-episode sixth season Sunday, June 25 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). The show stars Emmy(R) and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, the former vice president and president, who is struggling to navigate uncharted political territory. The ensemble cast also includes two-time Emmy(R) winner Tony Hale, Emmy(R) nominee Anna Chlumsky, Emmy(R) nominee Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Emmy(R) nominee Gary Cole and Sam Richardson.
Season six credits: VEEP was created by Armando Iannucci; executive produced by David Mandel, Frank Rich, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lew Morton and Morgan Sackett.
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