The season will be seven episodes and air later this year
HBO’s biting technology industry satire Silicon Valley is coming to a end with its sixth season slated to air later this season, according to Variety.
The show follows the battles and Secure financing occasional successes of a bunch of startup workers hoping to maneuver the world of technology, and beat out products in the soulless companies hoping to crush them. It’s aired since April of 2014, and it had been conceived by Beavis and Butt-Head creator and King of the Hill co-creator Mike Judge, a former computer programmer who executive produces it alongside Seinfeld alum and Barry co-creator Alec Berg.
Silicon Valley centers on main character Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch , a software engineer that happens to devise a new type of file compression which leads him and his fellow startup workers, Gilfoyle (Martin Starr and Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani), on a trip toward trying to make a paradigm-shifting new product they describe as a”new net.” Comedian TJ Miller was also a primary cast member since the washed-up entrepreneur Erlich Bachman, until he was written off the show at the conclusion of season 4.
Silicon Valley’ will end with a seven-episode season airing after in 2019
Along the way, Silicon Valley has handled to Provide timely and sharp comment on the real life Silicon Valley and all of the ludicrous situations, stereotypes, and trends that come out of this Northern California tech hub. Over time, however, as tech has ballooned into one of the most effective industries on the planet and society has obtained a more adversarial stance against it, the show’s more lighthearted and satiric strategy has struggled to keep up with the darker and impossibly fast-moving fact of the real deal.
At the end of this fifth year, Pied Piper handles to Avoid ceding control of its new network to competing Hooli, the show combination of Google and Facebook, and a rival in China. This ends in a rare bit of success for the group because their virtual currency begins taking off and Pied Piper can start expanding.
Nevertheless it’ll be interesting to see how it wraps up in the Sixth season, which is scheduled to function as the shortest ever with only seven episodes. Judge and Berg are inclined to favor a sitcom-inspired reset method of storytelling, wherein regardless of how much the characters go or how dire the consequences seem, Richard and crew ultimately wind up back at square one due usually to some unforeseen and astonishing event that avoids disaster, but also wipes off any real progress made. Having to tie it up together neatly, and in so short a time, will inevitably be a struggle. Silicon Valley will be the third high-profile HBO series, after Game of Thrones and Veep, to end this season.
“Silicon Valley has been a career and life emphasize for us,” Berg and Judge said in a joint statement awarded to Variety. “We’ll miss it desperately, but we’ve always let Pied Piper’s journey Direct the way, and Season 6 seems to be the decision. We’re Forever indebted to spouses at HBO, crew, and our unbelievable cast. In a Certain stage, there’s just so much we can do to make the world a Better place”