For “West Wing” junkies who have been looking to feed their political TV addiction, your prayers have been answered.
HBO is picking up the political satire “Veep,” starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Louis-Dreyfus, best known for her role as Elaine on “Seinfeld,” will play a former Senator who’s elected to the vice presidency.
The show’s creator, Armando Iannucci, told other news outlets that the character isn’t based on any former VPs or VP candidates. Well, not Joseph Biden, at least.
The show is expected to debut in fall 2012, at the height of the election cycle.
Maybe Dreyfuss should look for tips from fellow “Saturday Night Live” alum Tina Fey, whose spoofs on vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin (R) were a hit in 2008.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.