American Political Comedy "VEEP" will air Five New Episodes in May

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30 April 2015
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Sundays, May 3 - 31 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on HBO
            Episode #32: “Tehran”
            Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 3 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
            As part of her Middle East peace-talks tour, President Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) makes an historic trip to Iran, where an American reporter is being detained. In D.C., Dan (Reid Scott) is wooed by lobbyist Sidney Purcell (Peter Grosz), while VP Doyle (Phil Reeves) stands in for the president at a Rainbow Jersey event with a gay NBA star. Meanwhile, Kent’s (Gary Cole) polling and Jonah’s (Timothy Simons) big mouth may cause trouble for Selina.

            Other HBO playdates: May 3 (12:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m.), 4 (12:15 a.m.), 5 (11:30 p.m., 3:15 a.m.), 6 (7:30 p.m.), 7 (9:00 p.m.) and 8 (2:00 a.m.)
            HBO2 playdates: May 4 (10:00 p.m.), 8 (5:15 p.m.) and 9 (3:00 p.m., 12:45 a.m.)
            Episode #33: “Convention”
            Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 10 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)
            At the party convention, Selina and her staff scramble against the clock to avert a major internal crisis. Amy (Anna Chlumsky) grows increasingly infuriated with the president’s new advisor, Karen (Lennon Parham), who is coaching a nervous Catherine (Sarah Sutherland) on her First Daughter speech to the convention. Back in D.C., Dan recruits Jonah and Richard (Sam Richardson) to pose as influential Washington insiders.

            Other HBO playdates: May 10 (12:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m.), 11 (3:00 a.m.), 12 (10:30 p.m., 4:20 a.m.), 13 (7:30 p.m.), 14 (9:00 p.m.) and 15 (1:30 a.m.)
            HBO2 playdates: May 11 (10:00 p.m.), 15 (5:45 p.m.) and 16 (12:15 p.m., 12:45 a.m.)
            Episode #34: “Storms and Pancakes”
            Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 17 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)
            On the campaign trail, Selina is annoyed by press reaction to her running mate’s effortless charm and decides to attend a pancake-brunch fundraiser without any of her team on hand to help. When news arrives that a major hurricane is about to hit North Carolina, it looks like it could be good news for her image. In D.C., Amy tries to adjust to her new post-White House life, and Jonah gets bizarrely ambushed at what he thinks is a job interview.

            Other HBO playdates: May 17 (12:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m.), 18 (1:45 a.m.), 19 (11:30 p.m., 3:15 a.m.), 20 (7:30 p.m.), 21 (9:00 p.m.) and 22 (1:30 a.m.)
            HBO2 playdates: May 18 (10:00 p.m.), 22 (5:45 p.m.) and 23 (2:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m.)

             Episode #35: “Mommy Meyer”
            Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 24 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)
            A dramatic incident in the White House leaves the president shaken, while at a Q&A, Tom James (Hugh Laurie) speaks out and makes her day even worse. As Mike (Matt Walsh) tries to sell the press on Selina’s Families First bill, Sue (Sufe Bradshaw) and Gary (Tony Hale) prepare for the president’s White House dinner with old friends. Jonah and Richard inadvertently reveal a terrible secret, while Dan and Amy find themselves at a lobbying event for the concrete industry.  

            Other HBO playdates: May 24 (12:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m.), 25 (12:05 a.m.), 26 (10:30 p.m., 4:15 a.m.), 27 (7:30 p.m.), 28 (9:00 p.m.) and 29 (1:55 a.m.)
            HBO2 playdates: May 25 (2:00 p.m.), 29 (4:30 p.m.) and 30 (1:15 p.m., 12:45 a.m.)
            Episode #36: “B/ill”
            Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 31 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)
            With the Families First Bill growing increasingly toxic, Gary sets up a clandestine meeting with Dan and Amy to persuade them to lobby against it. Meanwhile, Selina attempts to keep working while ill in bed with the flu. As the vote on Families First draws near, her staff works to ensure the deciding vote will go in their favor, as it becomes clear that victory or defeat lies in the hands of just one congressman.
            Other HBO playdates: May 31 (12:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m.) and June 1 (12:35 a.m.), 2 (10:30 p.m., 3:45 a.m.), 3 (7:30 p.m.), 4 (9:00 p.m.) and 5 (1:30 a.m.)
            HBO2 playdates: June 1 (10:00 p.m.), 5 (5:00 p.m.) and 6 (4:15 p.m., 12:30 a.m.)
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