Tag Archives: Veep

HD Heads-Up: September 10

   Black-ish Emmy-ish? … Sex&Drugs rolled … Prime scores netball tests … Next Monday’s Emmy Awards ceremony, which will air live in SD on Sky’s Vibe channel, traditionally kick-starts the fall season on US TV. Variety’s critics reckons Black-ish has the edge but point out Veep’s prospects couldn’t be timelier to win best comedy. They’re torn between […]

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Critical Condition: Vice Principals

Vice Principals (SoHo, 9.00 Thursday) “In HBO’s meticulously unhinged new comedy, Danny McBride and Walton Goggins play the titular seconds-in-command at a typical American high school … Episode 1 promises a slow burn — but by episode 2, fires are starting. McBride has announced that Vice Principals is an 18-episode closed saga, and there’s a clarity of purpose in […]

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The Brink is an all-new HBO comedy series that focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men who must pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War III.

Critical Condition: The Brink

“The show is a broader Dr. Strangelove for our times, as a crisis in Pakistan threatens to bring on World War III. Standing between civilisation and disaster are two men, Alex Talbot (Jack Black), a low-level bureaucrat with little on his mind but women, and Secretary of State Walter Larson (Tim Robbins) — a smart man who is […]

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Vote of Confidence in Veep and Silicon Valley

Vote of Confidence in Veep and Silicon Valley

HBO has renewed Veep and Silicon Valley only one week into their latest seasons. The cable channel’s funniest comedies return 8.30 tonight on SoHo just a few days after their HBO premieres. The bad news is Veep creator Armando Iannucci won’t be involved with season five. “We have had conversations with Armando for some time about the […]

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SoHo Fast-forwards the End of Mad Men

SoHo Fast-forwards the End of Mad Men

The final season of Mad Men will screen here closer to its US air date than any of its predecessors. SoHo has scheduled it to screen 7.30 Tuesdays from April 7, which will be less than two days after it unspools on AMC. That’s not as swift as SoHo’s simulcast of Game of Thrones but […]

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More Mad Men and American Horrors Bound for SoHo

More Mad Men and American Horrors Bound for SoHo

Game of Thrones’ fourth season premiere on April 7 isn’t SoHo’s only signature drawcard next month – also debuting are seasons three of American Horror Story and Veep, two of Orphan Black and 7A of Mad Men. Mad Men’s final season will air in two parts: the first seven episodes, titled The Beginning, will screen […]

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Mad Men and Veep Make It a VIP Week on SoHo

Mad Men and Veep Make It a VIP Week on SoHo

New seasons of Mad Men and Veep make it a Very Important Programmes week on SoHo. After a couple of months of filler programming, the premium drama channel has regained its original promise, with must-see fare like season three of Game of Thrones, British thriller Good Cop, an episode of Showrunners (8.00 Tuesday) about Todd […]

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New to Blu: April 3-9

Two top cable TV shows break out on Blu-ray this week. The timing of Breaking Bad: The Complete Fourth Season couldn’t be better, given SoHo will launch season five next month. Being able to see this sensational award-winner in HD isn’t the only reason to snap up the Blu-ray – it’s also packed with excellent […]

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Mad Men and Veep Earn VIP Status

Mad Men and Veep Earn VIP Status

They won’t match Game of Thrones’ lightning-fast turnaround but the latest seasons of Veep and Mad Men also are being fast-tracked to air on SoHo. The Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy about a US vice-president will start its second season on April 18 and Mad Men its sixth season on April 14. SoHo’s Veep broadcasts will lag […]

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Treme and The Hour to Make Belated Comebacks

Treme and The Hour to Make Belated Comebacks

SoHo at last will premiere the latest seasons of The Hour and Treme. Season two of the former and season three of the latter will go to air in February. Whereas SoHo screens most of its HBO, Showtime and AMC fare within weeks of the US channels, both The Hour and Treme have had their […]

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