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.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.