‘Veep’ To Premiere Season 3 On April 6

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‘Veep’ To Premiere Season 3 On April 6

Following the revelation that the president will not seek reelection, Vice President Selina Meyer, eying a promotion, begins courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book.

The Emmy-nominated and Writers Guild Award-winning comedy series “Veep” kicks off its ten-episode third season Sunday, April 6 at 10:30PM EST., on HBO. Created by Armando Iannucci (Oscar® nominee for co-writing “In the Loop”), the show stars Emmy® and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, who becomes vice president, only to discover The Job is nothing like she expected, but everything she was warned about.

“Veep” follows the whirlwind day-to-day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires in her public and private life while launching her campaign for president. In the third season, Selina and her staff head off to meet America in Detroit and Silicon Valley, Go On a drug bust with the Maryland Coast Guard, and fly to London to confer with heads of state. Meanwhile, as Dan and Amy battle for the role of campaign manager, everyone helps Selina define who she is and where she stands on fracking, education, reproductive rights and her hairstyle. With all of America now watching her and her team, even the most banal action can set off a ripple effect that has unexpected and far-reaching consequences.

The ensemble cast of the show also includes Emmy® winner Tony Hale (“Arrested Development”) as Gary, Vice President Meyer’s right-hand man; Emmy® nominee Anna Chlumsky (“In the Loop”) as Amy, her chief of staff; Reid Scott (“My Boys”) as Dan, an ambitious political aide; Matt Walsh (HBO’s “Hung”) as Mike, Vice President Meyer’s weathered spokesperson; Timothy C. Simons (“Days Together”) as Jonah, a White House liaison turned political blogger; Sufe Bradshaw (“Overnight”) as Sue, Vice President Meyer’s executive assistant; and Kevin Dunn (HBO’s “Luck”) as Ben, the president’s chief of staff.

Guest stars on the new season include Gary Cole (HBO’s “Entourage”), Kathy Najimy (“King of the Hill”) and Zach Woods (HBO’s “Silicon Valley”).

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