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'This One Is Me & I'm F---ing Great!'

Posted 03.18.2013 | TV

The "Veep" is back in office and the Julia Louis-Dreyfus character has more zingers and insults than ever. In a new promo for the HBO comedy, whic...

Changes Coming to 'Veep'

Posted 03.03.2013 | TV

The "Veep" is back in office this April when Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns with Season 2 of her HBO comedy. It's a new year in the life of Vice Presiden...

She's Back!

Posted 02.24.2013 | TV

The "Veep" is back in office with Season 2 on HBO. Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns as Vice President Selina Meyer -- the role she won the 2012 Emmy fo...

Is The Age of The Cynical Sitcom Over?

Morgan Glennon | Posted 04.24.2013 | TV
Morgan Glennon

In the landscape of television sitcoms, it appears that sweetness is winning out over cynicism. Where the jokey format was once overrun with cynical takes about everything from work to the human condition, now audiences are cheering on a more cheerful batch of comedies.

The (Grim) State Of TV Comedies

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The void you're looking at on your DVR is the sitcom landscape post-"30 Rock." When Tina Fey's bright, bouncy, irreverent showbiz se...

CBS Casts Jennifer Esposito's Replacement

Posted 10.26.2012 | TV

CBS has founds its replacement for Jennifer Esposito. According to, "Law & Order" vet Megan Boone has booked a multi-episode arc on C...

Brendan Fraser Lands A Starring Role On TV

Posted 10.18.2012 | TV

Brendan Fraser is officially TV-bound. According to THR, The "Mummy" star has landed the leading role in TNT's drama pilot "Legends," from "Homela...

Veep Debate: Ready to Rumble?

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Tomorrow night's debate should prove to be a fascinating one. It may get downright brutal at times. Both Ryan and Biden are fully capable of going for the jugular, and the Obama team knows it is in a slump.

'Modern Family' Wins Best Comedy

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

'Modern Family' has won the Emmy for Best Comedy Series. 'Modern Family' beat out CBS' "The Big Bang Theory," HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," HBO's ...

Jimmy Kimmel Talks The Emmys, Honey Boo-Boo, and Being the Ugliest Woman Anyone Has Ever Seen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Comedy


Will 'Modern Family' Get the Last Laugh at the Emmys Again?

Tom O'Neil | Posted 11.06.2012 | TV
Tom O'Neil

Modern Family has loads of elitist appeal. Its super-hip characters toss off snark with gusto while sashaying through stylish homes. TV viewership remains strong and TV critics have remained faithful. Most award pundits feel that Emmy voters will probably remain loyal too.

Romney On Veepstakes: 'I Give You Nothing On That'

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

In an interview with CNN that aired Sunday, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney dodged the question of who he has in mind for a vi...

Maggie Furlong

Julia Louis-Dreyfus On Emmy Plans & 'Veep' Season 2 | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.03.2012 | TV

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is no stranger to Emmy love. Her most recent nomination is her sixth in the Outstanding Lead Actress In a Comedy Series category, ...

Howard Fineman

Mitt Romney's Fondest Wish: Avoid #VeepFail | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In London, where they're busy betting on the Olympics, you also can get 11-8 odds on Tim Pawlenty as Mitt Romney's vice presidential cho...

Zach Carter

Cheney: Palin Pick Was 'A Mistake' | Zach Carter | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney criticized Sen. John McCain's 2008 decision to choose Sarah Palin as his running mate, saying Palin was not prepared...

Comedy's 12 Biggest Emmy Snubs This Year

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.18.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

The 2012 Emmy nominations are here and while they got a lot of things right, there were plenty hilarious shows and performers overlooked. Here are 12 ...

Women as 'Political Animals': TV Shows Art Imitating Life

Barbara Lee | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media
Barbara Lee

The scripted television lineup is rife with winks and nods to the political drama playing out on the news. Aside from sheer entertainment value, these shows say something profound about the political landscape: Women politicians are not an anomaly.

UCB Comedy Presents: Funniest UCB Videos of the Week

UCB Comedy | Posted 08.12.2012 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

2012-06-12-videopull.jpgFrom Saturday Night Live to The Daily Show to Veep to crappy webcam videos, if someone from UCB made it and it's funny, it's here.

WATCH: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Tells Leno The Secret Behind Her 25-Year Marriage

NBC | Posted 06.07.2012 | Fifty

"Seinfeld" and, more recently, "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus spoke about her upcoming 25th wedding anniversary on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" l...

25 Most Devastating Insults On 'Veep' | Posted 06.07.2012 | Comedy

Armando Iannucci is the King of the Insult. Anyone who’s seen “The Thick of It” or In the Loop, and learned to love Malcolm Tucker’s amazing a...

How Much Would It Take For Julia Louis-Dreyfus To Play Elaine Again?

Posted 06.07.2012 | TV

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is cracking viewers up every Sunday on HBO's hilarious political satire "Veep." But on "The Tonight Show" (Weeknights, 11:35 p.m. ...

WATCH: Tony Hale Answers Your Twitter questions

Posted 08.06.2012 | Comedy

Tony Hale ("Veep," "Arrested Development") recently stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," and while he was hanging out backstage he took the chan...

EXCLUSIVE: Selina Throws Amy Under The Bus In 'Veep' Deleted Scene

Posted 06.05.2012 | TV

Being vice president comes with twists and turns, and Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) doesn't mind blaming her staff to keep her own name clean. ...

Who'd Want to Be U.S. Vice President?

Eddy Evans | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Eddy Evans

It's the nature of the office. Either you're lampooned as an obsequious toad for doing the president's bidding or you're a hapless clown the moment you step out of line.

Veep Doesn't Work as a Political Satire (But It's Really Funny Anyway)

Mark Lashley | Posted 07.07.2012 | TV
Mark Lashley

Yes, it's cynical about the political process, it plays with the basic uselessness of the VP position, and it rests on the fundamental incompetence of D.C. power players. But its characters exist so far outside of reality that the satire lacks any teeth.