On Wednesday, HBO renewed the Baltimore-made sitcom
That means the series, which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, will be producing another 10 episodes in the Baltimore area next year.
That's good news for the local economy. During its first season, which consisted of eight episodes, "VEEP" hired 978 Marylanders for cast and crew and did business with more than 1,100 Maryland vendors, according to the Maryland Film Office.
Here's the release from the premium cable channel:
HBO has renewed the comedy series VEEP for a ten-episode third season, scheduled for 2014.
Created by Armando Iannucci (Oscar® nominee for co-writing "In the Loop"), the show stars Emmy®-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President of the United States Selina Meyer. The Emmy®-nominated show kicked off its ten-episode second season Sunday, April 14 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, with other episodes debuting subsequent Sundays at the same time.
The ensemble cast of the show also includes
Among the early critical praise for the second season, the
For more on the series, visit Facebook.com/Veep and twitter.com @HBO #Veep.
Season two credits: Armando Iannucci executive produces VEEP along with Christopher Godsick and Frank Rich; co-executive producers, Simon Blackwell and Tony Roche; producers, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Stephanie Laing.