The HBO comedy Veep stars Emmy-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Premiering in 2012, the show is currently airing its third season. Veep is a comedic look at the fictional vice president turned president of the United States ‘Selina Meyers,’ played by Louis-Dreyfus.
Veep has been nominated three years in a row for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, its second season won the Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy Series, and its third season won the TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. It joins The Office, 30 Rock, and Modern Family as the only comedy series since 2000 to win awards from both the Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild of America in the same year. Louis-Dreyfus has won three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards, one Screen Actors Guild Award, two Critics’ Choice Television Awards and one Television Critics Association Award for her performance.