HBO renews Veep and Silicon Valley

HBO renews Veep and Silicon Valley

Having already picked up Game Of Thrones for two more seasons, HBO today issued renewals to the series that have benefited from its lead-in, Veep and Silicon Valley, for a fourth and second season, respectively. In addition to being another sharp corporate satire from Mike Judge, as Deadline notes, Silicon Valley has already enjoyed HBO’s best debut for a half-hour comedy since Hung, as the network successfully gambled that Game Of Thrones viewers might enjoy watching a show about nerds. And while Veep has seen a slight dip in the ratings, creatively it’s coalesced into one of the best comedic ensembles on television. (And if that’s not enough to get your attention, Julia Louis-Dreyfus recently did this.) Their renewals ensure at least one more year of the comedy of people frantically gathering around computers.

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