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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