HBO Renews 'Veep' for Third Term

Premium Net Picks Up 10 More Episodes to Debut Next Year

HBO has given its political comedy Veep a third season. The order is for ten more episodes to air next year.

Veep premiered its second season April 14 to 1.2 million viewers in its 10 p.m. debut and 1.5 million across two plays. Its most recent episode April 28 drew a season-high 1.3 million viewers and 1.7 million across two plays.

Game of Thrones, which serves as Veep's lead-in, was previously renewed for a fourth season.