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    Recap: 'Veep' Returns With Lots Of Jokes, Little Characterization

    At this point you're either watching "Veep" to keep up with the endless one liners, in order to cherish the handful that make it through and result in a good belly laugh...or you're not. One complaint that we had following season one was that Armando Iannucci often put the gags in front of any kind ...

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    Watch This: Veep Season 2 Trailer

    We here at Women and Hollywood are huge fans of the hilarious Julia Louis-Dreyfus and are very excited for the return of Veep, a smart, prickly and very funny look at politics through the eyes of the Vice President, Selina Meyer (Louis-Dreyfus).

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    "This Is Why China Regulates The Internet": Watch The Trailer For The Second Season Of 'Veep'

    "Girls" and "Enlightened" might be over for now, but we don't have too long to wait for another quality HBO sitcom to start up, as we're four weeks from the start of the second season of "Veep," the Emmy-award winning political comedy starring Julia-Louis-Dreyfus. Created by Armando Iannucci, the ma...

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    Watch: The Trailer for 'Veep' Season Two Finds Julia Louis-Dreyfus Once Again Suffering the Indignities of Being VP

    Armando Iannucci's "Veep" returns for a second season on HBO on Sunday, April 14th, with Julia Louis-Dreyfus back as Vice President Selina Meyer, enduring the indignities of the campaign trail and an office that's as much about display as it is it actual power.

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    Conan O'Brien Joins 'Arrested Development,' Hayley Atwell Solves 'Crime,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Adds Another Agent & More

    Today’s TV round-up features some pretty cool casting news regarding the return of a beloved cult comedy, a new comedy show from Greg Daniels, a critically acclaimed political satire and the small screen debut of a major property.

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    Review: 'Veep' Caps Off Uneven Season With Tears

    Armando Iannucci made it clear with last week's episode that "Veep" will be steering away from anything resembling real issues. While a pregnant Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfuss) at the end of "Baseball" opened the door to a potentially inspired direction for the show, one episode later it was exp...

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    Review: Amusing 'Veep' Cheaply Sidesteps A Major Plot Development For Laughs

    Well, that was kind of cheap. After ending last week's episode on a potential game-changing plot development, it seems Armando Ianucci didn't have the balls to follow through with it, or least see where Selina Meyer's (Julia Louis-Dreyfuss) pregnancy could take the story in "Veep." It's not even fiv...

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    Recap: 3 Weeks In, 'Veep' Gets More Focused & Funny While Taking A Bold Narrative Leap

    Listen, we know our "Veep" recaps dropped off for the past few weeks. A combination of the Cannes Film Festival and screeners that didn't arrive in time led to the gap in coverage, but when we finally sat down to catch up on what we missed, we were in for a very pleasant surprise: &quo...

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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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    Review: A Diva, A Dog & 20 Years In D.C. On 'Veep'

    If over the last couple of episodes of "Veep" we've been critical of the writers overstuffing their plot, that's not an issue this time around. But unfortuantely, the titular subject of the episode (who really only comes into play in the last third), is also the least interesting.

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