How Closely Does 'Veep' Resemble Real Politics?


With all the outlandish political plotlines on the HBO comedy series Veep, ET Canada wanted to know how D.C.'s real-life politicians feel about the accuracy of the show.

"We've discovered [politicians] really like the show," Kevin Dunn told ET Canada at PaleyFest on Thursday. "They say it's the closest thing to reality."

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In fact, Julia Louis-Dreyfus claimed that sometimes fact is more absurd than fiction, citing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as an example.

"His behavior is so huge and broad that it would not be believable if it was on Veep," said Louis-Dreyfus.

Season three of Veep kicks off Sunday, April 6 on HBO. Check out the trailer below.