The second series of Armando Iannucci’s comedy Veep is to air on Sky Atlantic beginning next month.
Taking a sharp, satirical look at the insular world of Washington politics, Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus in her Emmy®-winning role as Vice President Selina Meyer.
The returning ensemble cast of the show includes Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons and Sufe Bradshaw. Guest stars this series include Sally Phillips, Kent Davidson and Kevin Dunn.
The HBO series is based on Iannucci’s BBC sitcom The Thick of It, which is set in a fictional department of the British government. Initially pitched to ABC, who only went as far as a pilot episode the series was ultimately taken up and revamped as Veep by HBO with its debut episode airing in April of 2012.