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As the creator of two of modern television’s funniest shows, the politically-charged expletive fests The Thick of It andVeep, Armando Iannucci is a man who is unsurprisingly outspoken about where he feels the state of television is these days.
It appears that HBO plans on sticking with its satirical comedic pairing for yet another year, as both the perennial political farce, Veep and the sophomore tech-centric situational satire Silicon Valley have been officially renewed.
Patton Oswalt recently went on an epic Twitter rant to express his appreciation for what Television has to offer, dropping more than a few titles in the process.
Great news for fans of Game of Thrones dropped this afternoon in the form of a premiere date. I think I speak for everyone when I say, “finally.” Catch the dates for the fantasy drama, as well as comedies Veep and Silicon Valley here.
While some people obviously have severe problems with nudity and violence on television, I revel in that kind of stuff. But it was still no easy task to put together the 10 most explicit TV series of 2014, because some of these shows’ filters seem to either be absent or clogged with hair and viscera. What a year, though.
We’re headed into a brand new year, and to celebrate, HBO has put out its yearly New Year video, which looks back at 2014 before heading into footage of 2015’s new and returning shows. Which means in the video we definitely get a look at Season 5 of Game of Thrones.
Whether you needed a good laugh, a good cry, a good scare or a good reminder that your relationships will probably never be as hectic as Hannah and Adam’s, then 2014 TV was here to deliver it for you. Here are Nick’s choices for the best shows of 2014.
The Screen Actors Guild just unleashed its nominees for 2014, and as it usually is with television, most of the nominees are pretty much what you would expect. Game Of Thrones, House Of Cards and Modern Family all cleaned up on nominations.
Hugh Laurie kicked his career off by starring in some of the greatest comedy series of all time, with Black Adder, Jeeves and Wooster and A Bit of Fry and Laurie. After many years of toning the chuckles down for the hit drama House M.D., Laurie is headed back to the land of sharp wits.
HBO’s Veep is known for its twisted sense of humor, its great ensemble cast and its willingness to look at political compromises in a witty and cynical manner. Now, HBO has plans in the works to amp up one of these qualities for Season 4, adding to its great ensemble cast by signing on a former guest actor for a series regular role
Tonight, Veep ended its absolutely top-notch third season with a double episode extravaganza that dared to potentially redefine everything we have come to know about this show. For tonight, Vice President Selina Meyers (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) actually became the President of the United States…sort of. And we’re celebrating the nation's first FPOTUS by bringing you the 30 funniest and Veepiest lines from tonight’s episodes.
Fans of the mastermind comedian behind Idiocracy and Office Space can breathe a sigh of relief, however. On Monday, HBO announced that Silicon Valley will be getting a much-desired Season 2. Additionally, Veep will return for a fourth season.
The hilariously delightful and putdown-a-plenty-palooza that is HBO’s Veep is inching ever-closer to its third season premiere. After the end of last season showing the POTUS on the outskis,the latest trailer shows Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Vice President, Selina Meyer, considering a presidential run. Talk about a game-changer, eh?
At last, Game of Thrones fans now have an official return date to set on their calendars or apps or whatever the kids are using these days to mark dates. HBO announced today that Season 4 of the fantasy drama will debut Sunday, April 6. Winter is coming about a week later than it did for Season 3, but not such a huge delay that we need to complain, right? HBO also announced premiere dates for Veep, Vice and the debut of their new series Silicon Valley.
2013 has been a great year for television — perhaps one of its strongest in recent memory — so narrowing down a list of favorites was no small feat. Luckily for us, TVBlend is home to numerous writers with a myriad of tastes, which is why we decided to go solo this year in picking and sharing our Top 5 lists of the best series of 2013. Up next here is Assistant TV Editor Alicia Lutes, with a list that starts off with Mad Men at number five.