Veep series 4 confirmed

Armando Iannucci's political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale and Anna Chlumsky will return to HBO, US premium cable network announces

Political satire Veep has been recommissioned for a fourth season. 


American network HBO has ordered another run of the comedy drama, from Scottish writer Armando Iannucci.

Veep, which stars Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott and Matt Walsh, follows Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, a woman who becomes Vice President and then discovers the job is nothing like she expected. 

The show is currently airing its third season in America before it returns to Sky Atlantic in the UK later this year. 

HBO have also recommissioned Silicon Valley, a comedy following six programmers who are trying to make it big in America’s Silicon Valley, for a second series.

The sitcom, from Beavis and Butt-Head and King of the Hill writer Mike Judge, will air in the UK on Sky Atlantic later this year.