HBO renews Veep and Silicon Valley
HBO wants you to keep laughing at politics and tech.
The network announced on Thursday that it has renewed veteran comedies Veep and Silicon Valley.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ White House comedy, which wraps up season 6 on June 25, will be back for a seventh season in 2018. The series has been nominated for the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in all five of its seasons, winning the last two, while Louis-Dreyfus has snagged the Lead Actress Emmy for her role as VP-turned-president-turned-political nomad Selina Meyer.
Mike Judge’s tech satire Silicon Valley — whose cast includes Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, T.J. Miller, Martin Starr, and Zach Woods — will return for a fifth season next year. Silicon Valley, which was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series in its first three seasons, also wraps season 4 on June 25.