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    Watch: Clip From the New Season of 'The Thick of It,' Premiering on Hulu September 9th

    The new season of the brilliant, biting UK political comedy "The Thick of It" kicks off on BBC tonight and here in the US on Hulu tomorrow, Sunday, September 9th. This fourth season is Hulu's first international co-production (hence what's essentially a day-and-date premiere) and m...

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    Watch: First Trailer For New Season Of 'The Thick Of It' Debuts

    Sadly, most of us have never seen "The Thick of It," Armando Iannucci's political satire that is about to enter its fourth season on British television. But we have seen the theatrical spin-off, "In the Loop," and almost peed ourselves with laughter. Plus, some of us are huge fans of Iannucci's stat...

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    Hulu to Produce the Fourth Season of Armando Iannucci's 'The Thick of It'

    Hulu's been stepping up its programming game with original series from Kevin Smith, Richard Linklater and Morgan Spurlock as well as exclusive airings of international shows like "Prisoners of War," "Rev." and "The Booth at the End." And today the site announce...

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    Why 'Veep' is More Sitcom Than Political Satire

    "Veep” may be set in the world of politics, but after three episodes, the HBO series has more in common with the modern strain of "Office"-style embarrassment comedies than creator Armando Iannucci’s other trenchant satires. The situations are the same: In each episode of ...

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    Where to Watch the First Episode of 'Veep' Free Online

    For anyone doing without premium cable, last night's premiere of "Veep" -- the new show from "In The Loop" director Armando Iannucci starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a hapless vice president fighting to stay politically relevant -- the first episode is now online, for fre...

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    Review: Armando Iannucci's 'Veep' Off To A Fast, Furious But Only Intermittently Funny Start

    In the midst of an election season, where politics in the United States seems to be more partisan than it ever has been, and riding on the back of the Occupy Wall Street movement that spread across the world last year, there is probably no better time for a political comedy. And for Armando Iannucci...

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    Will Armando Iannucci Give Us The Startup Series TV So Desperately Needs?

    Okay, "desperately" may be a little strong, but now that we're in an age in which SXSW Interactive overshadows its music and film festival siblings, in which photo-sharing app Instagram is worth a billion dollars, in which we seem to be floating in the middle of a new dot-com bubble, doesn't it also...

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    Armando Iannucci on 'Veep,' Politics and the Inherent Funniness of Being Vice President

    When it comes to satirical targets, Scottish writer, director and comedian Armando Iannucci has been gradually moving his sights up the political food chain. His ongoing BBC comedy "The Thick of It" focuses on the administrative and media mishaps of the fictitious Department of Social Affa...

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    Where Even The Spoons Are Political: "Veep" and "Scandal" Do D.C. For TV

    “We live in a culture now where it’s almost like we are used to being lied to,” Julia Louis-Dreyfuss said in a recent New York Times Magazine piece about her HBO series Veep – to which any thinking person can only respond, “ALMOST?”  (Or hope that she de...

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    Take A Peep At Character Videos For 'Veep,' Armando Iannucci's Upcoming HBO Political Comedy

    If you were a fan of the 2009 political-satire “In The Loop,” you were probably pretty pleased to see that creator Armando Iannucci is thankfully going to forgo overseeing a remake of his own BBC series "The Thick of It," which “In The Loop” acted as a spin off of, ...

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