‘Veep’ Episode Guide (April 24): Selina’s Team Scrambles to Find a Path to Victory

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‘Veep’ Episode Guide (April 24): Selina’s Team Scrambles to Find a Path to Victory

“Morning After” (04/24/16) – On the night after the election, Selina discovers a possible road to victory. Meanwhile, Amy must figure out if she is back or not; Catherine kicks off a behind-the-scenes documentary project; Mike announces that he and Wendy (Kathy Najimy) are adopting a baby from China; and Dan considers a new career.

“Morning After” was written by David Mandel and directed by Chris Addison.

The Emmy(R)-winning comedy series “Veep” kicks off its ten-episode fifth season SUNDAY, APRIL 24 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The show stars Emmy(R) and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer, for whom even the most banal action can set off a ripple effect that has unexpected and far-reaching consequences.

President Selina Meyer is in the midst of a virtually unprecedented Electoral College tie, with her future as commander in chief coming down to just a few hundred votes. While Amy and Dan work on a long shot to victory, Selina finds herself spinning her wheels in D.C., as her staff strives to make her seem presidential (even though she actually is president), at the same time fending off the ambitions of Tom James, her charismatic running mate, who in a twist of obscure constitutional procedure could end up becoming president.

The ensemble cast of the show also includes Emmy(R) winner Tony Hale as Gary, her devoted bodyman; Emmy(R) nominee Anna Chlumsky as Amy, her on-again, off-again right hand; Matt Walsh as Mike, her weathered spokesperson; Reid Scott as Dan, an ambitious aide; Timothy Simons as hanger-on Jonah; Sufe Bradshaw as Sue, President Meyer’s wry executive assistant; Kevin Dunn as Ben, her chief of staff; Emmy(R) nominee Gary Cole as strategist Kent; and Sam Richardson as campaign worker Richard.

Recurring guest stars on the new season include John Slattery as billionaire banker Charlie Baird; Sarah Sutherland as Catherine, Selina’s daughter; and Hugh Laurie as Tom James, Selina’s running mate.

“Veep” was created by Armando Iannucci; executive produced by David Mandel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Frank Rich, Chris Godsick, Lew Morton.

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