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HBO renews 'Veep' for Season 5, but return to Maryland uncertain

HBO renews 'Veep' for Season 5, but return to Maryland uncertain

HBO made it official Monday and renewed Maryland-made "Veep" for a fifth season. But a return to Maryland is not guaranteed, a spokeswoman for the channel said today. That's because creator Armando Iannucci is leaving the series and a new showrunner, David Mandel, a writer and director of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," will be taking over. (Read that here.) Since showrunners are responsible for getting series made and delivered to an outlet like HBO for distribution, they sometimes have the power to say where the series will be produced. A decision on where the series will be made is expected shortly, according to HBO. With an infrastructure in place in Maryland,...

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