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‘Veep’ Character Jonah Ryan Cheers Senate Voting to End Daylight Saving Time

No one would be happier to hear about the end of daylight saving time than Veep‘s Jonah Ryan. He’s so happy, in fact, that the fictional politician has reemerged on Twitter to applaud the Senate’s passing of the Sunshine Protection Act. “Our long national nightmare and daymare is over,” declares the former vice president of […]

George R.R. Martin Talks Quitting Comics, Collecting Toy Knights on ‘Stuff Dreams Are Made Of’ Podcast

Reboots and rebirths are a divisive fact of modern comics publishing. One person who is not a fan is Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin. In fact, it’s something that made him quit reading comics altogether. “There’s an implied contract between the reader and the writer when you’re reading something,” Martin tells David Mandel, […]

“Practice Joy”: New Year’s Resolutions From Kerry Washington, Rachel Brosnahan and More

Stars share their New Year's resolutions for 2021, from Kerry Washington, who wants to "practice joy" as "an act of resistance" to Rachel Brosnahan, who vows to answer text messages "in a timely fashion"

‘Veep’ Cast Revisits Recount Episode to Get Out the Vote in Georgia (Exclusive)

The 2016 show, titled "Mother," recently resurfaced on social media over its prescient plot about a POTUS (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her flip-flopping request for a state recount amid a reelection bid.

How David Mandel Is Using ‘Veep’ to Shine a Spotlight on Down-Ballot Races  

David Mandel is hosting 'Veep' and 'Seinfeld' reunions to help bring awareness to state down-ballot races ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

‘Veep’s David Mandel, ‘Colony’s Ryan Condal Tackling Props, Memorabilia in New Podcast

The high-stakes world of Hollywood memorabilia and prop collecting is getting the spotlight in The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of, a 12-part podcast series from two of Hollywood’s big collectors, Veep showrunner David Mandel and Colony co-creator Ryan Condal.  

Inside the ‘Veep’ Virtual Reunion That Raised $500K (and Counting) for the Biden Campaign

The 'Veep' cast reunited virtually to benefit the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and raised more than $500,000 towards the Biden campaign. All donations will be used to "ensure that Trump loses Wisconsin, and thereby the White House."

‘Veep’ Team Weighs In on Trump Axios Interview Comparisons

'Veep' actor Sam Richardson and showrunner David Mandel were among those taking to Twitter to weigh in on commentary that a moment from the president's sit-down with Axios' Jonathan Swan on HBO resembled the network's White House satire 'Veep.'

DGA Awards: ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Watchmen’ Among Comedy, Drama Series Nominees

The Directors Guild of America on Friday revealed its final group of TV nominees — in the categories of comedy and drama series and variety/talk/news/sports — specials — for the 2020 DGA Awards.

‘Veep’ Boss David Mandel on Sticking the Finale and All the Easter Eggs Viewers Missed

'Veep' Boss David Mandel talks creating the series finale and the Easter Eggs viewers may have missed.

“Everyone Sounds Like a Virgin” on Sitcoms: ‘Barry,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘Shrill’ and The Hollywood Reporter Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

Bill Hader, David Mandel, Ali Rushfield, Tanya Saracho, Alan Yang and Jerrod Carmichael let loose on secrets of the writers room and the horrors of marketing posters during The Hollywood Reporter's Comedy Showrunner Roundtable.

‘Veep’ Boss Breaks Down All Those Surprising Time-Jump Endings

'Veep' showrunner David Mandel breaks down all the character endings after the time-jumping series finale of the HBO political comedy.