HBO Renews ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

Julia Louis-Dreyfus series "Veep" and new comedy "Girls" both get 10-episode second seasons

HBO has renewed its new comedies "Girls" and "Veep," the network said Monday. Both series will receive 10-episode second seasons.

"Veep," which stars "Seinfeld" alum Julia Louis-Dreyfus as vice president Selina Meyer, premiered to encouraging numbers last Sunday, drawing 1.7 million total viewers over two airings.

"Girls," which premiered the week before "Veep," has held steady at 1.1 million viewers.