David Mandel Details How Trump Administration Makes Running “Veep” So Much Harder
Veep showrunner David Mandel talking about having to reconfigure Veep because of the incompetence of Trump and his cronies could be a show by itself a la Talking Dead.
On last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, you can see how that would be show worthy as Mandel explains what he has had to do thus far because of Trump’s first 100 days.
The Trailer for Veep Season 6 Is Finally Here
While the tables have turned with Veep seeming less crazy than what is actually happening with The White House these days, Veep still seems every bit of the prestige comedy series coming towards its 6th season.
Season 6 of Veep premieres on Sunday, April 16 at 10:30PM on HBO.
Watch Comedy Showrunner Roundtable Discussion with Showrunners of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Veep, Fresh Off the Boat, Master of None, Black-ish, Grace and Frankie
The Hollywood Reporter gathered up the recently Emmy nominated Aline Brosh McKenna (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), David Mandel (Veep), Nahnatchka Kahn (Fresh Off The Boat), Marta Kauffman (Grace and Frankie), Alan Yang (Master of None), and Kenya Barris (Black-ish) for an in-depth discussion of running their Emmy nominated shows, the state of comedy, and more.
Give a watch to the hour plus conversation here.
Armando Iannucci Set to Leave “Veep”
(via The Hollywood Reporter)
Curb Your Enthusiasm’s David Mandel will be taking the reins upon Iannucci’s exit.
With family back home in London and an itch to do more movies, Armando Iannucci is stepping down from his own series Veep after four stellar seasons.
We can only hope this will go notably better than what happened in season 4 of Community and that maybe Iannucci will give British intelligence agencies another course on comedy in his spare time.