Veep’s Selina Meyer (played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus) believes she lost the presidential election in season 5 because of millennial apathy, and she doesn’t want to see it happen in real life next Tuesday.
The titular politician of HBO’s beloved comedy stars in a recent Rock The Vote PSA targeting the youth vote, which led to her fall from the presidency. Gary, her bagman, corrects her to say the senior constituency and inclement weather were other problems.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is urging millennial voters to ensure that Veep-style shenanigans stay on TV and out of real-world politics.
In a new video produced by the environmentally focused super PAC NextGen Climate, Louis-Dreyfus heartily endorses Hillary Clinton while slamming Donald Trump for his controversial rhetoric and skepticism about climate change.
Our fellow Americans, the moment you’ve all been waiting for is here: after weeks of voting from a pool of 64 pop culture presidents, Martin Sheen, a.k.a. President Josiah Bartlet on The West Wing, is officially the best pop culture president.
In this clip from EW: The Show, EW.com editor Christopher Rosen breaks down the presidential face-offs, revealing a surprising defeat headed into the final four.
Veep took home a pair of Emmys Sunday night for its biting political satire, but the showrunner of the HBO series thinks the current election cycle is no laughing matter.
Speaking to reporters backstage at the 68th annual ceremony in Los Angeles, executive producer David Mandel blasted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his controversial rhetoric, noting it makes Mandel’s own job much more difficult.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus might have lost the White House, but she’s Commander-in-Chief of the 68th annual Emmy Awards. The Veep star won her fifth consecutive trophy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her turn as Selina Meyer in the hit HBO series. She is the all-time leader of wins in the category.
This is one election Selina Meyer did win, if you will.
For the second year in a row, Veep took home the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. The cast took the stage at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday to accept the award.
Chalk one up for Master of None: The Netflix breakout won Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.
“Wow,” said executive producer Alan Yang. “Thank you very much to everyone who worked on the show.”
Yang continued: “There’s 17 million Asian Americans, and there’s 17 million Italian Americans.”
Stephen Colbert’s two guests on Thursday’s The Late Show both have a Washington, D.C. connection: While Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine is running for vice president, Tony Hale plays the assistant to a president on HBO’s hit Veep. Naturally, Colbert asked if Hale thought Kaine and his running mate, presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, could learn something from watching the satirical comedy series.
The dynamic between Selena and Gary on Veep may be volatile, but actor Tony Hale sees more to the devoted assistant’s story than the show reveals.
Veep is the HBO political comedy that has taken audiences, and the Emmys, by storm. Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays former veep and current president Selena Meyer, who handles every crisis with frustration and an unbridled wit. Her array of colorful staffers includes the eagerly devoted Gary (Hale), who tries to turn every lemon into lemonade.
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