"Silicon Valley" (TV show) is a comedy series on HBO featuring the irreverent brand of humor of Mike Judge ("Office Space," "Beavis & Butthead," "King of the Hill"). The show is partially inspired by his own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s.

In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

The series features a talented ensemble of young comic actors. Cast regulars include Thomas Middleditch ("Search Party," "The Office"), TJ Miller ("Mash Up," "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World"), Zach Woods ("In the Loop," "The Office"), Kumail Nanjiani ("Franklin & Bash," "Portlandia"), Martin Starr ("Freaks and Geeks," "Party Down"), Josh Brener ("Glory Daze," "The Internship"), Christopher Evan Welch ("The Master," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona") and Amanda Crew ("Jobs," "Charlie St. Cloud"). Matt Ross ("Magic City," "Big Love") guest stars.

Richard (Middleditch) is an introverted computer programmer living in the Hacker Hostel start-up incubator along with his best friend, Big Head (Brener), pompous Gilfoyle (Starr) and dry-witted Dinesh (Nanjiani). These social misfits live under the watch of Erlich (Miller), a self-satisfied dotcom millionaire who lets them stay in his house for free — as long as he gets a ten percent stake in their projects.

After a failed pitch to billionaire venture capitalist Peter Gregory (Welch), Richard seems destined to remain at his job at the tech company Hooli, founded by the megalomaniacal Gavin Belson (Ross). When Monica (Crew), Gregory's head of operations, and Jared (Woods), a Hooli executive, realize the value of the site's search algorithm, a bidding war erupts between Belson and Gregory, with Richard caught in the middle.

"Silicon Valley" was created by Mike Judge & John Altschuler & Dave Krinsky; executive producers are Mike Judge, Alec Berg, John Altschuler & Dave Krinsky, Michael Rotenberg, Tom Lassally and Scott Rudin; and producers are Jim Kleverweis and Chrisann Verges. Mike Judge directs four of the episodes; also directing are Alec Berg ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"), Tricia Brock ("Girls") and Maggie Carey ("The To Do List"). The writers are Mike Judge, Alec Berg, Clay Tarver, Dan O'Keefe, John Altschuler & Dave Krinsky, Ron Weiner, Carson Mell, Jessica Gao and Matteo Borghese & Rob Turbovsky.

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Network: HBO
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: April 6, 2014
Seasons: 4

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