When it comes to Veep's Armando Iannucci, he's the man behind Avenue 5, a mashup between Star Trek and The Love Boat.

When it comes to Veep's Armando Iannucci, he's the man behind Avenue 5, a mashup between Star Trek and The Love Boat.

The comedy follows the passengers and crew of a space cruise ship as they travel through space.

The comedy follows the passengers and crew of a space cruise ship as they travel through space.

Even before the first season's finale aired, HBO announced in February 2020 that the show has been renewed for a second season.

Even before the first season's finale aired, HBO announced in February 2020 that the show has been renewed for a second season.

Hugh Laurie plays the captain of the eponymous spaceship in Avenue 5 as Ryan Clark.

Hugh Laurie plays the captain of the eponymous spaceship in Avenue 5 as Ryan Clark.