HBO ’s Silicon Valley nonetheless has extra steam to inform more tales about the rise of a bit tech startup referred to as Pied Piper. The network announced the previous day that it ’s renewed the display for a sixth season.
The show is these days airing its 5th season. In its establishing credits this season, there ’s a well timed Easter egg approximately Facebook, showing the company brand in fake Cyrillic letters. The Easter egg is found in every episode, and it ’s oddly neatly-timed with Fb ’s Cambridge Analytica knowledge breach scandal and CEO Mark Zuckerberg ’s face-off in Congress.
Still, the display has thus far been silent approximately different prescient problems the tech trade faces, corresponding to the gender salary gap and in style reporting of sexual harassment, even after the #MeToo movement boosted the visibility of those problems. “We discuss all of it the time,” govt producer Alec Berg advised The Hollywood Reporter final month, referring to sexual harassment circumstances within the actual-life Silicon Valley. “the dearth of hitting it head-on just comes right down to the truth that we haven ’t done an ideal process of discovering the definitive satirical tackle it.” The sixth season opens up every other possibility for the writers to take on the subject.
Silicon Valley ’s fifth season was the primary one with out T.J. Miller, who performed Erlich Bachman, the weed-smoking founding father of an incubator. He ’s successfully been replaced through Jian Yang (Jimmy O. Yang), who has taken over Miller ’s function because the display ’s comedic relief and has transform extra of a relevant character within the tale.
The community also announced it ’s renewing Barry, a depressing comedy a couple of hitman who by accident joins the local arts scene.