Veep is a political satire comedy created and released in the USA The release was carried out by HBO channel with the first season release date on the 22nd of April 2012. The creator of the series and the owner of the original idea is Armando Iannucci. He created the series basing on a British sitcom The Thick of It. Julia Louis-Dreyfus portrays the main character. Veep season 6 release date hasn’t been announced yet, but the producers renewed the show for more episodes to be released in the nearest future.
The action of each new episode of Veep takes place in Selina Meyer’s office. She’s a fictional Vice President of the United States. The show concentrates on Meyer working together with her team. They’re willing to make their mark and leave a significant trail in the history of their country desperately trying not to get into the political games of Washington, D.C.
Cast & Characters
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus portrays an ex-senator named Selina Meyer. Now she’s a Vice President – Veep. She often feels like she lacks power and experiences discontented and while being the second-in-command. Her relationship with the President is tense. She’s a single mom that still has romantic feelings towards her former husband.
- Anna Chlumsky portrays the head of the staff at Vice President’s office named Amy Brookheimer. Considers herself to be a problem-solver, a doubt-remover, and the main thought-thinker in the office. She’s never afraid to sacrifice her reputation in order to protect Selina in most uncomfortable situations. She’s totally dedicated to her job and responsibilities. Doesn’t want to create a family with kids.
- Tony Hale portrays a personal aide of Selina named Gary Walsh. He’s faithful and always ready to help. He’s Selina’s good friend but feels uncomfortable because she’s no longer as close to him as before. Sometimes it looks like he’s got troubles with self-identification trying to find out who he really is while communicating with the others.
- Reid Scott portrays Deputy Director of Communications in the office named Dan Egan. He’s extremely ambitious and proud of his networking skills. He had romance with daughters of well-known and influential politicians. Clashes with Amy from time to time and probably has feelings for her.
- Timothy Simons represents the member of the White House named Jonah Ryan. Always clashes with Veep’s office members. He’s got troublesome relationships with his colleagues and one day he even gets fired after posting inside information from the office in social media. Eventually, he starts working for Meyer.
Visit the official web resource of Veep for more info on the characters. However, if you finally start watching the series, you’ll be unpredictably pleased, cause the show is a real hit!
6th Season Air Date
Season 5 of Veep wrapped up in the beginning of summer 2016. Season 6 has already been preordered for 2017. When more relevant info appears in the media, we will announce it at once.