HBO renews Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for three seasons, through 2020
Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is up for another Emmy Award this Sunday for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and whether it wins or loses, Oliver will get to dig in deep into issues with comedy and sincerity for at least another three seasons. HBO announced a renewal of Last Week To... [Read More]
HBO Renews ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Through 2020
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is sticking around at HBO. The network just announced that it’s renewed the late night series for three more seasons (30 episodes each), which will keep it on the air through 2020. “We are thrilled to have John Oliver as an integral part of the HBO fami... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell, Samantha Bee and James Corden take home Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Saturday Night Live was the biggest show winner last weekend during the “creative arts” portion of the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress nods for both Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy for their guest appearances last season, but W. Kamau Bell, S... [Read More]
John Oliver Calls Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio a “Slap in the Face to the Very Rule of Law Itself”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver explores the implications of Trump choosing to use his first presidential pardon on so-called “America’s Toughest Sheriff” and early Trump supporter Joe Arpaio from Arizona, who has a long, well-docume... [Read More]
John Oliver on Trump’s Charlottesville Response: “A Non-Answer in a Moment Like This Is an Answer”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver responds to the weekend’s terrible news that a protester was killed during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville as well as Trump’s equally terrible response condemning the violence “on many sid... [Read More]
John Oliver on Trump’s Charlottesville Response: “A Non-Answer in a Moment Like This Is an Answer”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver responds to the weekend’s terrible news that a protester was killed during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville as well as Trump’s equally terrible response condemning the violence “on many sid... [Read More]
John Oliver Highlights “Vitamin D-Deficient Minion” Stephen Miller on ‘Last Week Tonight’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver recaps last week’s exchange between Jim Acosta and Trump’s policy advisor and “vitamin D-deficient Minion” Stephen Miller – or, as Oliver also calls him, “truly one of the most revolv... [Read More]
The ACLU Defends John Oliver Against Coal CEO Bob Murray: “Anyone Can Legally Say ‘Eat Shit, Bob!'”
Back in June, news broke that Murray Energy Corporation CEO Bob Murray filed a lawsuit against John Oliver and Last Week Tonight after the HBO show aired a segment about Murray and the coal industry. In the lawsuit, Murray – who has a history of being very litigious when he’s covere... [Read More]
John Oliver Is Now Selling $1,000,000 Taint Wipes Inspired by Alex Jones
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver sets his sights on Alex Jones by taking a closer look at the products for sale on the Infowars online store, the bogus doctor Jones refers to as his “medical expert,” and Jones’s inaccurate claims... [Read More]
John Oliver Is Now Selling $1,000,000 Taint Wipes Inspired by Alex Jones
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver sets his sights on Alex Jones by taking a closer look at the products for sale on the Infowars online store, the bogus doctor Jones refers to as his “medical expert,” and Jones’s inaccurate claims... [Read More]