Let’s hear it for the ladies! HBO’s freshman comedy series Veep, from In the Loop writer and director Armando Iannucci and starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Girls, written, directed by and starring Lena Dunham, have only aired a handful of episodes between them, but EW reports each of the series has just been renewed for a second season. Both hit completely different comedic styles and tones, but they have each found their own audiences and seem to have quality writing, directing and performances among them.
There’s been a lot of buzz round Girls (both good and bad as the female sex tries to figure out whether they love or hate the depiction of their particular demographic) and Veep, while not as divisive, certainly brings the laughs (read my review of the series premiere right here). HBO now has a strong slate for their female audiences again for the first time since Sex and the City, so that’s something to be happy about. Maybe people will stop complaining about all the nudity on Game of Thrones now?
"Bitch I ain't come to hear your sob stories."
New ratings include glory holes, shoulder parrots, blackmail, and many more.
They also discuss how Luke Cage fits in and what you can expect from the show’s villain.
"As the season progresses, a lot of your questions will be answered, but it will also pose newer, more interesting questions in doing so."
Embry most recently appeared in Netflix's 'Grace & Frankie,' while Wever just finished out her series-long run on 'Nurse Jackie.'
Find out when you should expect 'Jessica Jones', how the series is unique in the MCU, the one thing Marvel told showrunner Steven S. DeKnight not to do in 'Daredevil' Season One, and a lot more.
Crack open a bottle of Pinot Noir and find out what we learned at today's TCA Press Tour panel.
Check out M. Night Shymalan's 'Unbreakable,' 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi,' and more before they are no longer available.
Kathryn Bigelow's 'The Hurt Locker,' 'Narcos' Season 1, 'Two Days, One Night,' 'White God,' and 'Doctor Who' Season 8 are among the bevy of films and television.
It's good to be back.