Emmys 2019: Game of Thrones leads race with record 32 nominations

July 26, 2019

The final season of the fantasy drama results the battalion while The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Fleabag, Chernobyl and When They See Us follow behind Game of Thrones produces this year’s Emmy nominations with a record 32 gestures, with The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and Chernobyl close behind. The final season of HBO’s fantasy make received mingled reviews from critics but America’s television academy placed it at the top of this year’s…

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Goodbye Veep: the nastiest, sweariest, funniest show on TV is over

May 16, 2019

Julia Louis-Dreyfus political antiheroine has shared her last-place insult, leaving and behind an audaciously meanspirited comedy that will stand the test of time In politics, the saying proceeds that everyone obsess Washington is as murderer as House of Card, and wants to believe it’s as nobly passed as The West Wing. And yet the closest to the truth of developments in the situation, to the idiocy and narcissism and vitriol…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus turns the air blue talking about ‘Veep’ and its impact on her, um, vocabulary

April 17, 2019

Anyone who’s ever watched an occurrence of Veep will know that it’s perfectly riddled with deliciously foul language. And it is suggested that Selina Meyer’s love of swearing has scratched off on Julia Louis-Dreyfus in real life. “We use really intensely foul language on Veep , there’s a lot of swearing and I’ve get quite used to that, ” Louis-Dreyfus told Seth Meyers. “I’ve gotten very used to using that…

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Hail to the Veep: the best and most brutal comedy of the century

April 13, 2019

Over seven seasons, Veeps bipartisan skewering of the bozos of Beltway political culture has constructed it unimpeachably perfect. It will be missed As HBO’s Veep enters its seventh and final season, we should reflect on the maxim that everything working career end in omission. Selina Meyer’s career started with failure and “shes been” failing spectacularly ever since. When we firstly encountered her, in the series premiere in 2012, she had…

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From Veep to House of Cards: what to expect from TV shows ending in 2018

January 9, 2018

Its a big year of small-screen goodbyes but what do devotees want to see from the final chapters of their favorite evidences? There is something strangely apropos about the working group on shows that will be ending in 2018. Along with beloved comedies like Portlandia, Nashville and New Girl, serial like Veep, The Americans, Scandal and House of Cards– all of which involve the goings-on of the political caste and…

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How Donald Trump has blown the White House drama out of the water

January 5, 2018

The US television industry has always been fascinated by the presidency. But the shenanigans of the present Oval Office incumbent are so far-fetched that programme-makers cant compete Television drama in the US has long been fascinated with the White House. Starting with Jed Bartlet was quick-witted, fluent in Latin and decent to the core. He offered a fictional reproach to the dim wattage of the actual White House incumbent of…

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Armando Iannucci: I was saved from being a reject by comedy

October 25, 2017

The king of satire, back with a brand-new movie about Soviet-era Russia after Stalins death, talks about being uncool, Veep and constructing a spaceship in London Armando Iannucci arrives for our 3pm had met with a small amount of his lunch still clinging to his shirt. We debate retouching the mark for the Observer ‘ s portraits but, admirably, he doesn’t seem to care either way. It is seducing to…

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Veep resigns after season seven but leaves a peerless comedy legacy

September 18, 2017

HBO has called hour on one of political ironies greatest administrations, and as real life becomes ever more farcical the timing couldnt be better The news that the US’s better political parody show in recent years is signing off during the most Veep‘s seventh season would be its last- bringing to an culminate the incompetent and self-sabotaging career of Selina Meyer – you can’t help but feel for those who…

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