‘Veep’ Creator Iannucci to Depart After Fourth Season

David Mandel to take over as showrunner
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Armando Iannucci will leave his HBO series Veep after the show’s upcoming fourth season, which begins on Sunday.

Curb Your Enthusiasm alum David Mandel will replace Iannucci as showrunner, a good sign the political comedy will get a fifth season.

The series has earned three Emmy nominations for best comedy, as well as a Writers Guild of America award for best comedy series in 2014. Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has earned three straight Emmys for portrayal of Selina Meyer.

The Hollywood Reporter was first to report the news.

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