HBO’s officially announced Veep and Silicon Valley have been renewed for the 2018 primetime season. Veep earned a seventh season while Silicon Valley‘s been renewed for season five. Both half-hour comedies are airing on Sunday nights and will finish out their current seasons on Sunday, June 25th.
The 10 episode sixth season of Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, the former vice president and president who’s having a difficult time adjusting to life outside the White House. The cast of season six also includes Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole, Sarah Sutherland, and Sam Richardson. The award-winning comedy was created by Armando Iannucci and is executive produced by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Mandel, Frank Rich, Lew Morton, and Morgan Sackett.
The fourth season of Silicon Valley features Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, Matt Ross, Jimmy O. Yang and Suzanne Cryer. Following the season five renewal announcement, HBO confirmed T.J. Miller won’t return for the upcoming season. “The producers of Silicon Valley and T.J. Miller have mutually agreed that T.J. will not return for season 5,” said HBO in a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter. “In Erlich Bachman, T.J. has brought to life an unforgettable character, and while his presence on the show will be missed, we appreciate his contribution and look forward to future collaborations.”
Miller’s co-star Kumail Nanjiani added his thoughts about Miller’s exit on Twitter:
Very sad to say bye to Erlich Bachman. @nottjmiller is the funniest guy I've ever met & thrilled to work w him for 4 yrs. Brothers forever.
— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) May 25, 2017