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“Veep” Is Filming at the University of Maryland This Week

Look lively, Terps, and you might spot an Emmy winner or two.

Look out for these people roaming the University of Maryland campus this week. Photograph by Lacey Terrell for HBO.

Is Amy leaving politics in order to interact with the more creative and mature minds
of drunken freshmen? Is Dan going undercover to try to win the youth vote? Is Jonah
hitting college campuses in an attempt to improve his 0 percent success rate with

We don’t know the answer to any of these questions, but we do know that HBO’s hit
political comedy
Veep will be filming at the University of Maryland for
the next two weeks. The show is
currently in production for its third season following two big

at last month’s awards: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy
Series for Julia Louis-Dreyfus,
who plays fictional Vice President Selina Meyer; and
Outstanding Supporting Actor
in a Comedy Series for Tony Hale, who plays her faithful
minion, Gary.

The news, which comes via a parking alert sent to faculty members, underscores the
warm relationship between the show and the state of Maryland. (Veep films on a soundstage in Baltimore, thanks in large part to the 2011 Maryland Film
Production Employment Act, which offers generous tax credits to production companies.)
So while parking spaces might have to be sacrificed from October 2 to 15, at least
students and staff might get to spot a star or two during the process.