TVLine Items: Veep Season 2 Trailer, Face Off Renewed, Modern Star's New Gig and More!

Selina Meyer is finally back in Veep‘s not-so-oval office this spring, and we have a first look at the hijinks that await her in the HBO comedy’s first full-length — and not at all suitable for work! — Season 2 trailer.

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Press PLAY below for a fresh glimpse at the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-starring series’ sophomore run (debuting Sunday, April 14), then hit the comments: Which of the VP’s zingers is your fave?

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Syfy has renewed Face Off for a fifth season, slated to bow this summer. Season 4 of the addictive, special effects-centric competition series currently airs Tuesdays on the cabler.

• Sarah Hyland has joined Lifetime/History’s upcoming Bonnie & Clyde miniseries. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the Modern Family starlet will play sister-in-law to Emile Hirsch’s titular Clyde. The project also stars Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Holliday Grainger and Lane Garrison.

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• Some interesting notes from the Sunday cable ratings, per our pals at TVBTN: History’s The Bible (ticking up to 10.87 million total viewers and a 2.8 rating) just barely outdrew The Walking Dead (dipping slightly to 10.84 mil/5.5); History’s Vikings (4.8 mil/1.5) also was up week-to-week. Lifetime’s Client List (2.1 mil/1.0) ticked up, while Army Wives (2.3 mil/0.7) dipped.

• Christopher Guest fans, rejoice! HBO has unveiled a first look at the prolific producer/director/writer/etc.’s new comedy series Family Tree, which premieres this spring.

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  1. Amanda says:

    Yay! Face Off is one of the best reality competition shows on TV.

  2. Arielle says:

    SO excited for Family Tree! His mockumentaries are some of my favorite movies and I LOVE ROY from IT Crowd. Looking forward to it!

  3. Zeph says:

    “Face Off” renewal confirmation is nice, but isn’t really news – there wouldn’t be a point of the “FO Redemption” webseries if there wasn’t going to be a ‘next season’ for the winner to compete in……

  4. Nicole says:

    VEEEEEEEEEEPPPPPP!!!!!! I can’t wait. Did the president call?

    • John says:


      CAN’T WAIT FOR VEEP. Forget Girls, Veep is the best comedy on HBO right now. More love for cast is definitely needed *nodding*

  5. Love FaceOff!! Great news!

  6. Finally something on VEEP!!! Couldn’t be more excited!