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HBO Orders a Space Comedy Pilot from Armando Iannucci

Veep creator Armando Iannucci has a new show in the works at HBO. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a show created, written, and executive produced by Iannucci tentatively titled Avenue 5. Not a whole lot of details [...]

By Megh Wright

Watch John Oliver and Armando Iannucci Have a Chat

UK comedy god Armando Iannucci, creator of Veep, The Thick of It, and tons more, was John Oliver's guest on The Daily Show last night. Here's the extended, unedited conversation (Part 1 above and Part 2 below) between the two UK comedy figures, [...]

By Bradford Evans

HBO Renews ‘Veep’ for a Third Season

HBO announced today that they've renewed the critically-acclaimed, Emmy-winning comedy Veep for a third season. Created by UK comedy mastermind Armando Iannucci and starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the U.S. Vice President, the series began [...]

By Bradford Evans

Here’s a Trailer for the New Season of ‘Veep’

HBO just released this new trailer for its excellent political comedy Veep, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and created by Armando Iannucci. Season Two debuts on April 14th, and it looks more action-packed than the first, full of cool guest stars [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘Veep’ Is Coming Back April 14th for a Second Season

HBO announced today that its Vice Presidential comedy Veep, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and created by Armando Iannucci, is returning for a second season on Sunday, April 14th, at 10:30pm. The whole ensemble cast, made up of Anna Chlumsky, [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Alan Partridge Movie Finally Starts Filming

Filming is finally underway for the long-awaited movie based on Steve Coogan's beloved character Alan Partridge. Chortle reports that production on the UK film, which has a working title of Alan Partridge: The Movie, has just begun and that [...]

By Bradford Evans

Hulu To Air New Episodes of ‘The Thick of It’

Hulu and the BBC announced today that they're going to work together to produce a much-anticipated fourth season of Armando Iannuci's The Thick of It. The fantastic British political comedy has been off the air since 2009, back when Gordon [...]

By Jesse David Fox