List of Veep episodes

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Veep is an American political satire television comedy series created by Armando Iannucci, as a U.S. spin of the premise of his 2005 BBC series, The Thick of It. The series premiered on HBO on April 22, 2012.[1] Shot in a cinéma-vérité style, Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, the Vice President of the United States (or "Veep"), and later President of the United States, as she struggles to stay politically relevant.

As of June 25, 2017, 58 episodes of Veep have aired, concluding the sixth season. The series has been renewed for a seventh and final season,[2][3] which is scheduled to premiere on March 31, 2019.[4]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
18April 22, 2012 (2012-04-22)June 10, 2012 (2012-06-10)
210April 14, 2013 (2013-04-14)June 23, 2013 (2013-06-23)
310April 6, 2014 (2014-04-06)June 8, 2014 (2014-06-08)
410April 12, 2015 (2015-04-12)June 14, 2015 (2015-06-14)
510April 24, 2016 (2016-04-24)June 26, 2016 (2016-06-26)
610April 16, 2017 (2017-04-16)June 25, 2017 (2017-06-25)
77[5]March 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)2019 (2019)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2012)[edit]

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11"Fundraiser"Armando IannucciStory by : Armando Iannucci
Teleplay by : Armando Iannucci & Simon Blackwell
April 22, 2012 (2012-04-22)1.38[6]
Vice President Selina Meyer wants to make the implementation of a Clean Jobs Commission her main legacy, but problems occur when a Tweet from a staffer annoys the plastics industry; Selina makes an offensive joke at a fundraiser, and her Chief of Staff forgetfully signs her own name on a condolence card for the wife of a senator who just died. Dan becomes a member of Meyer's team.
22"Frozen Yoghurt"Armando IannucciStory by : Simon Blackwell
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Armando Iannucci
April 29, 2012 (2012-04-29)1.15[7]
A health scare temporarily allows VP Meyer to be commander-in-chief but delays her plan for a media meet-and-greet at the local yogurt store, showcasing a flavor named after her. She arrives to find only melting vanilla, stray bloggers, and some angry store owners. Also, a stomach bug goes around Capitol Hill.
33"Catherine"Tristram ShapeeroStory by : Sean Gray & Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & Tony Roche
May 6, 2012 (2012-05-06)0.95[8]
The VP and her team discover that her appointee for the Clean Jobs Commission is unacceptable. Selina celebrates 20 years in Washington, D.C., but tries to keep a low profile after a newspaper article paints her as a diva and rumors float about her feud with the First Lady. Meanwhile, Selina's college-age daughter arrives for a visit, and is surprised that her mother is looking for a dog but appalled by her reaction to "Selina" being on the list of names for hurricanes.
44"Chung"Armando IannucciStory by : Sean Gray & Armando Iannucci & Will Smith
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & Will Smith
May 13, 2012 (2012-05-13)0.94[9]
Following an interview on Meet the Press, a slip of the tongue by Selina is misconstrued as a racist dig at one of her political rivals. The VP and her team go into recovery mode, trying to take the spotlight off Selina by visiting the sick and injured at a local hospital. Gary and Amy make a startling discovery about Selina's romantic life.
55"Nicknames"Tristram ShapeeroSimon Blackwell & Armando IannucciMay 20, 2012 (2012-05-20)0.81[10]
Bloggers' nicknames for Selina become her next obsession; Dan goes on a fact-finding mission after his boss is snubbed by the president which includes spending time with Jonah; it's make-or-break time for the Clean Jobs bill.
66"Baseball"Armando IannucciStory by : Simon Blackwell & Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Tony Roche
May 27, 2012 (2012-05-27)0.83[11]
Selina hosts a conference to promote healthy eating at Baltimore's Camden Yards baseball park, but her pitch is balked at by some foul-tempered fast-food executives. Selina also confides a secret to Amy concerning Ted. Meanwhile, Mike holds a press briefing for local reporters, and Amy and Dan do their best to entertain students at an elementary school before the vice president arrives. Selina discovers she is pregnant.
77"Full Disclosure"Christopher MorrisStory by : Roger Drew & Armando Iannucci & Ian Martin
Teleplay by : Roger Drew & Ian Martin
June 3, 2012 (2012-06-03)1.18[12]
With the Veep and her staff taking flack over a pregnancy rumor and the firing of the smiling Secret Service Agent, Selina, who had a miscarriage, orders a 'partial' full disclosure release of all office correspondence. Later, Selina dispatches Dan to make sure the Macauley Amendment (i.e. the toxic Clean Jobs bill) cannot be traced back to her. And with the perception growing that her office is increasingly non-functioning, Selina threatens to fire a key staffer. Also Ted and Selina break up via Gary.
88"Tears"Armando IannucciStory by : Jesse Armstrong & Armando Iannucci
Teleplay by : Jesse Armstrong
June 10, 2012 (2012-06-10)1.08[13]
Selina visits Ohio to officially endorse a candidate for governor, but he doesn't want the low-rated vice president's support. Dan may have to go to a congressional hearing about the Clean Jobs bill. Mike and Amy decide to make use of Selina's emotional state.

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

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91"Midterms"Christopher MorrisStory by : Armando Iannucci & Will Smith
Teleplay by : Will Smith
April 14, 2013 (2013-04-14)1.19[14]
Selina's party does poorly in the midterm election, though Selina has a successful campaign, which she attempts to leverage into greater influence for herself. A presidential strategist named Kent Davison (Gary Cole), with whom Selina has a troubled history, returns from an absence. Selina is assigned responsibility for foreign relations. Meanwhile, there are new developments in the staff's personal lives: Amy's father is in the hospital; Gary has a new girlfriend, Dana; Mike has money problems, which include a boat and Ben Cafferty (Kevin Dunn), the President's Chief of Staff, is depressed.
102"Signals"Chris AddisonStory by : Simon Blackwell & Armando Iannucci
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell
April 21, 2013 (2013-04-21)1.11[15]
Selina attends a North Carolina pig roast in support of the president's "Listen to Rural America" initiative, while her 'secret signals' get out. Dan takes up Pilates in order to gain some one-on-one time with Kent. Catherine writes a controversial essay about a film, and Mike's money situation is getting worse.
113"Hostages"Chris AddisonStory by : Armando Iannucci & Sean Gray
Teleplay by : Sean Gray
April 28, 2013 (2013-04-28)1.32[16]
When a hostage crisis in Uzbekistan heats up, Selina and Secretary of Defense George Maddox (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) have trouble getting on the same page during their joint appearance at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico. Sue testifies at a Congressional hearing on governmental efficiency, which turns into a 'robust' media frenzy. Dan and Gary fight for the Veep's ear. Sue's replacement, Cliff, makes a mistake which affects the Senate Swearing In Ceremony and a man's leg.
124"The Vic Allen Dinner"Chris AddisonSimon Blackwell & Armando IannucciMay 5, 2013 (2013-05-05)1.19[17]
Selina is rankled when the White House releases an unflattering photo of her from the hostage rescue. Mike and Kent bond over sailing, Jonah gets an executive parking space and Sue has a job interview. Selina takes steps to keep her staff happy as they prepare for her appearance at the Vic Allen dinner, steps that seem, at first, to go over well. To placate Gary, Selina has lunch with him and his girlfriend and gifts him a new Leviathan. Kent hires Mike to work on his Dream Metric Demographic program team.
135"Helsinki"Becky MartinStory by : Ian Martin & Armando Iannucci
Teleplay by : Ian Martin
May 12, 2013 (2013-05-12)1.21[18]
Ben and Kent argue over new intelligence concerning the hostage crisis, while Mike employs the services of Jonah to help him on a special White House project. Selina and her staff head to Helsinki to finalize a trade agreement, but are worried whether Selina will be received warmly in Europe, because of the song performed in the previous episode and while trying to teach Dan how to charm the media. Meanwhile, Selina has awkward encounters with the Finnish Prime Minister (Sally Phillips) and her sleazy husband Osmo (Dave Foley).
146"Andrew"Christopher MorrisStory by : Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Tony Roche
May 19, 2013 (2013-05-19)1.09[19]
Catherine's 21st birthday party becomes a forum for Selina's budget negotiation with the majority leader, but Amy and Gary are more concerned about how Selina will handle seeing her ex-husband Andrew. Meanwhile, Mike discusses Selina's role in the Uzbek hostage crisis with the press.
157"Shutdown"Becky MartinStory by : Simon Blackwell & Tony Roche & Armando Iannucci
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Tony Roche
June 2, 2013 (2013-06-02)1.21[20]
With D.C. in the midst of a government shutdown, Selina is forced to furlough some of her staff. Danny Chung takes advantage of the shutdown after a man is killed by a bear in Minnesota; Gary and Jonah go on a run to retrieve Selina’s trash; Dan tries to woo Sidney Purcell; also, Andrew and Selina are starting to have sex again.
168"First Response"Armando IannucciStory by : Roger Drew & Armando Iannucci
Teleplay by : Roger Drew
June 9, 2013 (2013-06-09)1.10[21]
After being prepped for a "puff piece" interview at the VP residence, Selina is thrown by Janet Ryland’s (Allison Janney) "gotcha" questions. During the interview Selina's team fights to maintain her faltering image and tries to cope with new information: A damaging story leaks about Andrew, who is bragging about access to Selina's office. The government shutdown ends; Catherine has become a vegetarian.
179"Running"Tim KirkbyStory by : Sean Gray & Armando Iannucci & Will Smith
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & Will Smith
June 16, 2013 (2013-06-16)1.03[22]
Rumors are swirling about a possible impeachment vote and someone that might be challenging POTUS following the midterm election; the Veep continues her plans, that might consider her the 'challenger', with a meeting of party donors; after Selina has a freak accident and trips out on medication for her injuries, she makes a statement to the media that could be easily misconstrued. Dan attempts to play both sides of the Selina-Danny Chung rivalry.
1810"D.C."Tim KirkbyArmando Iannucci & Tony RocheJune 23, 2013 (2013-06-23)0.99[23]
Selina's determined to quit as Vice President in two years, but her plans change multiple times until a final decision by POTUS; she and her team, looking for new jobs, scramble to keep up: Dan quickly lines up a few jobs; Amy is thinking about settling down with Ed, Gary is moving on with his girlfriend to the cheese business and Mike is trying to get a job with Rep. Furlong.

Season 3 (2014)[edit]

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191"Some New Beginnings"Chris AddisonStory by : Armando Iannucci & Sean Gray & Will Smith
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & Will Smith
April 6, 2014 (2014-04-06)0.96[24]
Selina's in Iowa with Richard to promote her new autobiography, but also uses a book signing event to meet possible caucus voters. In addition, she starts looking for a campaign manager, even though she hasn't announced her plans to run for president publicly; at Mike's wedding, the team learns shocking news that could stand between Selina and the presidency: Secretary of Defense Maddox resigns. Jonah gets himself fired after arousing suspicion about the departure of POTUS with his blog 'West Wing Man'. Also, Selina attends a funeral with Ben and Richard.
202"The Choice"Becky MartinStory by : Armando Iannucci & Roger Drew & Ian Martin
Teleplay by : Roger Drew & Ian Martin
April 13, 2014 (2014-04-13)0.86[25]
After a quick visit to their new campaign HQ, Selina and her team go on a ride-along with the Coast Guard, where they learn the president has flipped on a major issue (pro-life/pro-choice), which makes Selina meet different pressure groups and re-examine her own stance. Jonah stirs chaos with his new blog called 'Ryantology', angering Dan; Mike is called into work from his honeymoon. Meanwhile, Gary questions his role with the Veep and tries to come up with new ideas for the campaign.
213"Alicia"Christopher MorrisStory by : Armando Iannucci & Sean Gray & Ian Martin
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & Ian Martin
April 20, 2014 (2014-04-20)0.77[26]
Selina is hours away from announcing her candidacy; Mike begs Jonah not to do an article on a recent outburst but is saved by child-care advocate Alicia Bryce; Dan tries to get Saturday Night Live to apologize for a sketch they did about Selina, but ends up making it worse. Meanwhile, Doyle pressures Selina to drop universal childcare and therefore Alicia. In the midst of all, Catherine wears the same outfit as her mother.
224"Clovis"Armando IannucciStory by : Armando Iannucci & Kevin Cecil & Roger Drew & Andy Riley
Teleplay by : Kevin Cecil & Roger Drew & Andy Riley
April 27, 2014 (2014-04-27)0.92[27]
On a fundraising trip to Silicon Valley, Selina is challenged by an anti-fracking mom and visits the campus of Clovis, a tech company with an ambitious young CEO, Craig. At Clovis, Amy is offered a job; In D.C., Jonah makes a crude viral video of the Selina-mom encounter. Dan, with Ben's help, gets an idea for a torture rumor he can spread against Chung through Jonah. Gary begins to show signs of shoulder pains.
235"Fishing"Becky MartinStory by : Armando Iannucci & Georgia Pritchett & Will Smith
Teleplay by : Georgia Pritchett & Will Smith
May 4, 2014 (2014-05-04)1.02[28]
Amy and Dan compete for the role of campaign manager: Dan is nice to people and Amy invites everyone to her home, while Selina meets with a third candidate, Bill Ericsson (Diedrich Bader); Mike causes a stir collecting his semen for IVF purposes while at work for the Veep; Gary worries that his shoulder pain may prevent him from keeping his job; Selina, Dan and Gary travel to Virginia to persuade George Maddox (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) not to run for president. Meanwhile, Jonah gets a job working for Maddox through his uncle, who controls a major voting bloc in New Hampshire.
246"Detroit"Tim KirkbyStory by : Armando Iannucci & Kevin Cecil & David Quantick & Andy Riley
Teleplay by : Kevin Cecil & David Quantick & Andy Riley
May 11, 2014 (2014-05-11)1.06[29]
At an economic summit in Detroit, Selina’s staff and her family, especially Andrew, are peeved by the presence of her new personal trainer, Ray (Christopher Meloni), who is also her new lover. Meanwhile, Jonah and Mike negotiate a photo-op with Selina and Maddox, which only works for Maddox. Later, Catherine protects her mom from a protestor. Selina attends a women’s gun show, after an anti-gun rumor is spread by Jonah through Minna Häkkinen.
257"Special Relationship"Becky MartinStory by : Simon Blackwell & Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Tony Roche
May 18, 2014 (2014-05-18)1.09[30]
During a state visit to London, Selina is bombarded with questions regarding the influence of Ray and his online beliefs, which have been recovered by Jonah; Dan has a breakdown which could work in Amy's favor. Selina makes some appearances, including a visit to a local pub and a speech at a War Service. The team learns of the suicide attempt of the First Lady.
268"Debate"Armando IannucciStory by : Armando Iannucci & David Quantick & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : David Quantick & Tony Roche
June 1, 2014 (2014-06-01)1.06[31]
The staff prepares for the debate between Selina and her rivals; Dan returns to the office after his panic attack; Gary inadvertently tells Wendy that Ray collaborated with Selina to make decisions. Selina makes a drastic change to her hair. Maddox underperforms at the debate.
279"Crate"Chris AddisonStory by : Armando Iannucci & Simon Blackwell & Georgia Pritchett
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Georgia Pritchett
June 8, 2014 (2014-06-08)0.95[32]
After Selina is caught badmouthing a reporter, putting the campaign in jeopardy, the team gets some unexpected news. Mike worries about balancing his home and work life. Selina and her staff wonder how to make her seem more down-to-earth, when they learn that Thornhill is leading in the polls. Jonah asks his mom and Bill Ericsson for help after the Maddox disaster in the previous episode.
2810"New Hampshire"Chris AddisonStory by : Simon Blackwell & Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Tony Roche
June 8, 2014 (2014-06-08)0.95[32]
While Selina balances her unexpected Presidency with the New Hampshire primary, Dan pushes Jonah to take the blame for the torture rumor in exchange for a job at the White House. There is a slight issue with the oath of office because of Mike's clumsiness. Selina accidentally tells Kent the wrong person to fire and 'squeaks' to the nation. To help her campaign, Selina visits a factory.

Season 4 (2015)[edit]

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291"Joint Session"Chris AddisonStory by : Armando Iannucci & Simon Blackwell & Georgia Pritchett
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Georgia Pritchett
April 12, 2015 (2015-04-12)1.05[33]
Twenty-four hours before Selina's first major speech as President, her staff frantically tries to work out how she can say two completely opposite things (cuts in the military/spending on the Families First bill) at the same time. But just before the speech begins, everything falls apart. The staff adjusts to their new roles in the White House: Gary questions his worth now that he can no longer be close to Selina. Jonah is put off by the hands-on approach of the new VP's chief of staff, Teddy. Amy learns that Bill Ericsson, a rival campaign manager, may make a play for her job. Mike is trying to be healthy.
302"East Wing"Stephanie LaingStory by : Armando Iannucci & Kevin Cecil & Roger Drew & Andy Riley
Teleplay by : Kevin Cecil & Roger Drew & Andy Riley
April 19, 2015 (2015-04-19)0.99[34]
The president's staff prepares for her state visit with the Israeli prime minister. Mike tries out a new look for his more visible role. Teddy does Jonah a favor, while continuing to invade his personal space. Dan and Jonah are participating in Families First talks. Stuck in traffic with Richard, Amy learns via FaceTime that Selina is bringing in Bill Ericsson. Gary goes overboard while planning the state dinner for the Israeli delegation, and a painting in the White House comes under the spotlight. Kent helps Catherine with her likeability. Richard becomes Jonah's assistant.
313"Data"Becky MartinStory by : Armando Iannucci & Simon Blackwell & Neil Gibbons & Rob Gibbons
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Neil Gibbons & Rob Gibbons
April 26, 2015 (2015-04-26)0.98[35]
When the personal details of a previously anonymous girl mentioned by the President are leaked, Selina's team tries to find a scapegoat for the data breach; first Lee, then Dan. Catherine tells Selina she wants to support an anti-bullying campaign. Dan tasks Jonah and Richard with buying fireworks for a campaign rally. While Mike is about to make the dreadful error of announcing the wrong scapegoat at a press conference, the President hosts the annual Easter Egg Roll and reads a story to the assembled kids.
324"Tehran"Becky MartinStory by : Armando Iannucci & Ian Martin & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Ian Martin & Tony Roche
May 3, 2015 (2015-05-03)0.98[36]
Selina goes to Iran to free detained American reporter Leon West; Dan finds new work at Sidney Purcell's offices after being fired from the White House; Gary and Mike panic as they realize they've been left at the airport in Tehran. Doyle stands in for the president at an LGBTQ+ event; Kent's polling may cause trouble for Selina. Catherine gets engaged to Jason and Selina brings in a new Senior advisor, Karen Collins.
335"Convention"Stephanie LaingStory by : Armando Iannucci & Sean Gray & David Quantick
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & David Quantick
May 10, 2015 (2015-05-10)0.82[37]
Hours before the Party Convention, Selina struggles to find a replacement as Doyle announces he's leaving the ticket, but ultimately chooses Tom James. Meanwhile, Dan recruits Jonah and Richard to pose as influential Washington insiders. Amy is angry with the president's new advisor. Karen gets fired.
346"Storms and Pancakes"Chris AddisonGeorgia Pritchett & Will SmithMay 17, 2015 (2015-05-17)0.74[38]
Selina is worried when Tom James, her running mate, unknowingly takes her spotlight on the campaign trail due to his popularity; Amy, still bitter from her experience with Selina, gets a job working with Dan and Jonah gets ambushed in a 'job interview'. Selina travels to the wrong state during a hurricane.
357"Mommy Meyer"Becky MartinStory by : Armando Iannucci & Roger Drew and David Quantick
Teleplay by : Roger Drew and David Quantick
May 24, 2015 (2015-05-24)0.98[39]
Selina prepares for a night with some of her old colleagues; Tom accidentally stirs trouble after a shooting in Pittsburgh; Amy and Dan lobby for the concrete industry; An intruder breaks into the White House. Mike tries to sell the press on Selina's Families First bill and because of the intruder, becomes a laughing stock; Jonah and Richard inadvertently reveal the secret of the other data breach in the 'I Care' campaign mails. Ben, Kent, Bill, Mike and Tom James have their weekly Friday night drinks, this time with Richard and Jonah.
368"B/ill"Becky MartinStory by : Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche & Andy Riley & Kevin Cecil
Teleplay by : Tony Roche & Andy Riley & Kevin Cecil
May 31, 2015 (2015-05-31)0.99[40]
In order to get their bill to fail, the staff tries to get Representatives to vote against it; Selina must work while sick in bed; Gary accidentally gets everyone involved in illegal activity, because he sets up a secret meeting with Dan and Amy to persuade them to lobby against the Families First bill in exchange for money.
379"Testimony"Armando IannucciStory by : Sean Gray & Armando Iannucci & Will Smith
Teleplay by : Sean Gray & Will Smith
June 7, 2015 (2015-06-07)0.91[41]
The staff gives their testimony to find out who exactly was responsible for the two data breaches (HIV girl/campaign mailer) and the lobbying against the Families First Bill. Ultimately, Bill Ericsson is scapegoated; the 'Jonad Files' and the inappropriate touching are explored; Jason and Catherine break up.
3810"Election Night"Chris AddisonStory by : Simon Blackwell & Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
Teleplay by : Simon Blackwell & Tony Roche
June 14, 2015 (2015-06-14)1.11[42]
On Election Night, Selina and her staff find their nerves growing frayed as each state result is called. Amy and Dan are on TV discussing the presidential race; Karen Collins returns. Tom James wants to be made Treasury Secretary. Jonah and Richard work at the Meyer-James Rally. Selina is about to concede as the election is tied.

Season 5 (2016)[edit]

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391"Morning After"Chris AddisonDavid MandelApril 24, 2016 (2016-04-24)1.10[43]
The day after the election, Selina begins wooing congressmen before the vote in congress that will decide her presidency, while dealing with a plummeting stock market, a new "stress-pimple" and Chinese hackers. On the night after the election, Selina discovers a possible road to victory in Nevada. Meanwhile, Amy must figure out if she is back or not; Catherine kicks off a behind-the-scenes documentary project; Mike announces that he and Wendy are adopting a baby from China; Dan considers a new career; Richard is proven to be very useful and Cliff returns as Jonah's new assistant. Selina leads a symposium on race which turns bad quickly. Again, Bill Ericsson is scapegoated.
402"Nev-AD-a"Chris AddisonLew MortonMay 1, 2016 (2016-05-01)1.01[44]
Amy, Dan, Jonah and Richard try to win the presidency for Selina in Carson City, Nevada. Back in D.C., Selina brings in respected Washington fixture Bob Bradley, aka "The Eagle", and, after nudging out Tom James on the newly-created banking task force, meets billionaire banker Charlie Baird. Meanwhile, Mike tries to get healthy before his baby arrives but it backfires; Kent investigates Sue's age; Amy and Dan share a charged moment, which is interrupted by her sister, Sophie.
413"The Eagle"Chris AddisonSteve KorenMay 8, 2016 (2016-05-08)0.97[45]
Mike must deal with the consequences of Selina's accidental tweet. Feeling usurped by Bob, Amy begins to be troubled by his behavior. At a museum gala, Gary finds himself the belle of the ball. To justify her tweet, Selina's staff use the strike of Chinese hackers. Missing ballots could win Selina the presidency.
424"Mother"Dale SternAlex Gregory & Peter HuyckMay 15, 2016 (2016-05-15)0.97[46]
A death in Selina's family could lead to a boost in poll numbers as Selina deals with the repercussions of the new Chinese sanctions; Dan and Amy stage a protest just as the recount in Nevada looks more and more grim for the Meyer campaign.
435"Thanksgiving"Chris AddisonSean Gray & Georgia Pritchett & Will SmithMay 22, 2016 (2016-05-22)0.92[47]
On Thanksgiving Day, Selina is forced to go into hiding; a congressional race in New Hampshire could give Selina the presidency; Dan suspects Tom is up to something.
446"C**tgate"Brad HallGeorgia Pritchett & Will SmithMay 29, 2016 (2016-05-29)0.98[48]
Selina must make a difficult decision that could affect her relationship with Charlie, as the U.S. economy is on the verge of a disaster; an article claims someone on the Meyer team called Selina the c-word, and Amy is tasked with finding out who; it later turns out that it was the entire staff; Catherine makes a shocking announcement, that she is in a relationship with her mother's body double, Marjorie.
457"Congressional Ball"Maurice MarableBilly KimballJune 5, 2016 (2016-06-05)1.10[49]
Selina uses the White House Holiday Party to win over congressmen, as she finds out that Tom has his own agenda; Dan preps Jonah for an upcoming debate; the staff obsesses over an article naming the "50 Hottest D.C. Staffers".
468"Camp David"Becky MartinRachel AxlerJune 12, 2016 (2016-06-12)0.85[50]
Selina conducts negotiations with the Chinese president on a Christmas retreat intended to be family-only; Jonah inadvertently attracts a large supporter as the New Hampshire election approaches.
479"Kissing Your Sister"David MandelErik KenwardJune 19, 2016 (2016-06-19)0.90[51]
This episode is filmed in the style of and presented as a documentary, with Catherine providing the narration, direction and most cinematography (all of which is in character). The House votes on who will be president, but Jonah might not be there for it and the staff plans on firing Mike.
4810"Inauguration"Becky MartinJim MargolisJune 26, 2016 (2016-06-26)1.15[52]
Tom James is set to be the new president. Selina asks for Secretary of State but is sidelined by Tom. In an unexpected turn of events, Vice President Andrew Doyle lobbies votes for Laura Montez in exchange for Secretary of State, and she becomes the new President of the United States. Selina, who brokered a legacy-making deal with the Chinese government for freeing Tibet, has it snapped up by Montez's team and declared as their first success in influencing foreign policy. Selina leaves, confused as to what to do next, and Jonah is diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Season 6 (2017)[edit]

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491"Omaha"David MandelLew MortonApril 16, 2017 (2017-04-16)0.66[53]
One year later, Dan is the co-host for CBS This Morning and interviews Selina. Amy is engaged to Buddy Calhoun, who is running for governor of Nevada. Mike is a stay-at-home dad, busy with his three children, but is called in by Selina to help with her memoir. Richard is also an aide to Selina, making Gary jealous. Jonah continues his term in Congress with Kent working for him. Selina announces to her family that she plans on running for President again.
502"Library"Craig ZiskAlex Gregory & Peter HuyckApril 23, 2017 (2017-04-23)0.63[54]
Selina attempts to establish her own Presidential library, but her efforts are hindered when she discovers Andrew has been having an affair with the woman painting her official portrait, tainting her public image. Amy has to do damage control when Buddy is arrested for a DUI. Ben joins Jonah's staff, and tries to set him up with a date, in order to improve his public profile.
513"Georgia"Becky MartinBilly KimballApril 30, 2017 (2017-04-30)0.54[55]
Selina's team travels to Georgia to act as international observers of the country's first free elections, where she has to deal with Minna Häkkinen, and rival bribe offers from the main candidates. Jonah deals with being shut out by his congressional colleagues. Amy tries to spin up positive publicity for Buddy, only for him to make a surprising decision.
524"Justice"Dale SternRachel AxlerMay 7, 2017 (2017-05-07)0.49[56]
While Selina and Gary recover from minor health crises, rumors circulate that she's being considered for a Supreme Court nomination. Jonah's inability to understand Daylight saving time causes him problems at work, only to ultimately give him a bill to champion.
535"Chicklet"Beth McCarthy-MillerGabrielle Allan & Jennifer CrittendenMay 14, 2017 (2017-05-14)0.62[57]
Selina settles on a location for her presidential library; Dan lands in a gossip column; Mike and Selina work on her book; Jonah tries to solidify a big donation; Gary manages a mini-crisis at Madame Tussauds.
546"Qatar"Becky MartinSteve HelyMay 21, 2017 (2017-05-21)0.61[58]
On a trip to Qatar, Selina attempts to earn credit for the freeing of Tibet, while balancing photo ops with a warlord and a women's rights activist; Dan files a complaint with Human Resources; Jonah negotiates with Furlong.
557"Blurb"Morgan SackettIan Maxtone-GrahamMay 28, 2017 (2017-05-28)0.55[59]
Selina prepares for the unveiling of her presidential portrait, and tries to profit from publicizing her brief affair with Tom. Jonah and his followers in Congress make a power move.
568"Judge"Beth McCarthy-MillerTed CohenJune 11, 2017 (2017-06-11)0.64[60]
Selina turns Gary's birthday party into a publicity stunt. Amy and Mike try to find his diary, which contains all of Selina's secrets. Jonah's power grab ultimately backfires.
579"A Woman First"Brad HallErik KenwardJune 18, 2017 (2017-06-18)0.57[61]
Selina's book comes out, in conjunction with a scathing exposé of her time in office written using Mike's misplaced diary. Jonah's political career collapses, as does Dan's television career.
5810"Groundbreaking"David MandelDavid MandelJune 25, 2017 (2017-06-25)0.54[62]
Selina prepares to begin construction of her Presidential library. A series of flashbacks explore the origins of Team Selina. Amy tells Dan that she is pregnant with his child. Selina and Jonah both decide to run for President.

Season 7[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
591"Iowa"[63]David MandelLew MortonMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)TBD

Ratings[edit]

Veep : U.S. viewers per episode (thousands)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
12345678910
11380115095094081083011801080N/A1040
21190111013201190121010901210110010309901140
39608607709201020106010901060950950910
410509909809808207409809909101110960
51100101097097092098011008509001150990
6660630540490620610550640570540580
Audience measurement performed by Nielsen Media Research.[64]

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