Will there be a fourth seasons of Veep? This is the place where you can find out.
Veep was created by Armando Iannucci, in the three seasons so far there have been 28 episodes. An episode runs for about 30 mins, the main cast includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale and Anna Chlumsky among others.
Armando Iannucci also created The Thick of It, a TV show that was on air from 2005 to 2012 and a movie called In the Loop released in 2009.
Selina Meyer is a former senator, she finds out that being the Vice President of the United States is not like what she was initially expecting nor what everyone warned her that it would be like.
The first season had 8 episodes, the show premiered on April 22, 2012, the finale was on June 10, 2012. It had generally positive acclaim, 7 out of 10 is what most critics awarded the show. There was a lot of praise on the performance of Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the dialogue and timing of the show.
The second season started airing on April 14, 2013. The finale was on June 23, 2013. This time around it had two more episodes, similar to the first, it received positive reviews, the series was praised as being smart and witty.
Season 3 premiered April 06, 2014 and had its finale on June 08, 2014. It had 10 episodes again just like the previous season. The most common comments were that the show had a perfect mix of bright performance, it was smart and had a refreshing approach to the Washington D.C. politics.
The third season was the most successful, it received a score of 8 out of 10 by most of the critics.
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Due to the great ratings that the show has received in the last three years, HBO has renewned its contract with Veep.
The fourth season will again be produced in Baltimore.
Veep season 4 premiere date has not been announced yet but we can expect it to be in April, the same way we can expect the finale to be in June.
Season 1 Recap:
Selina Meyer, the Vice President of the US makes the Clean Jobs Commission a pet project, that move backfires and her staff has to work hard to repair the damage.
The staff include spokesperson Mike, executive assistant Sue, right-hand man Gary and the chief of staff Amy.
Danny Chung is an Asian-American war hero, Amy and Dan attend a book launch for the governor. Selina starts thinking that Chung might be a political threat.
The Vice President gets annoyed with all the nicknames she gets from the bloggers. Selina travels to Ohio to give support where it is not wanted.
Season 2 Recap:
The Vice President is fresh of a successful campaign and there is development in her staff’s private lives. Dan starts going to Pilates while Selina takes part in the “Listen to Rural America” initiative.
There is a hostage situation in Uzbekistan and it starts to heat up as Selina and the Secretary of Defense can’t reach an agreement.
The White House releases a certain photo of Selina and she is not happy. Sue has a job interview. In order to finalize an agreement, Selina and her staff fly to Helsinki.
Catherine has her 21 birthday, Amy and Gary are worried how Seilna will react seeing her ex-husband at the aforementioned party.
With the government shutdown, Selina is forced to let go some of her staff. At the same time a damaging story gets leaked about her ex-husband. With Selina’s future not known and the administration in full crises the staff start looking for jobs elsewhere.
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Season 3 Recap:
“Some New Beginnings” is the name of the new book that Selina is promoting on her tour, while on her tour she finds out some interesting news.
Mike is getting married. POTUS changes their views on abortion, consequently Selina has to rethink her stance.
SNL does a damaging sketch on the Veep, at the same time Selina is in Annapolis where she plans to announce her candidacy. Selina meets a young and ambitions tech CEO. Selina gets invited to the country house of Maddox.
Selina gets prepared for a debate with Maddox, Pierce, Chung and Thornhill, a major league baseball manager.
After finding out that the baseball manager is ahead in the polls, Selina decides that she has to appear more folksy to the people, therefor she decides to have an interview with a pretentious journalist.
Julia’s performance is absolutely exceptional, the dialogue and humor superb, basically the show altogether is stunning.
What makes this show more unique is that it’s vulgar comedy led by a woman.
Now, we are used to vulgar comedy but we expect a man to be the protagonist.
The moments are fast and you might have to rewind the show a couple of times in order to catch everything. Enjoy the show!