Veep, the beloved (and Emmy-winning) show starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will come to an end after its forthcoming seventh season.
reports that Louis-Dreyfus made the decision with showrunner David Mandel, and both commented on the bittersweet nature of the choice. Both said that they didn’t want their show to wear out its welcome or end on anything less than the quality they’ve presented throughout its run (although some would argue that it already has).
From THR’s report:
Casey Bloys, programming president for HBO, says the channel is behind whatever Louis-Dreyfus, Mandel and the producers want to do but that, coming from the comedy development side before running all of programming, he is also feeling bittersweet: “I developed the show and I love everybody in the cast.”
Veep’s seventh season, which will premiere in 2018, will last 10 episodes. Savor them.