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'Community' Season 6: Yahoo Premiere Timetable Clarified, More Comic-Con Details

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 8, 2014 @ 10:04 AM
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'Community' surprised us all yet again with its last-minute Yahoo renewal for a sixth season, as well with yesterday's news that the Greendale Gang would return to Comic-Con 2014, but fans of the cancelled cult NBC comedy still have a few questions about its return. Now, we have even more insight into who's returning, how and when new episodes will roll out, and what we can expect to see from San Diego.

'Last Week Tonight': Watch the Premiere of John Oliver's New HBO Sunday News Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2014 @ 9:04 PM
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HBOThe late-night landscape isn't quite done shifting after Letterman's retirement, now that Craig Ferguson has followed suit by retiring from 'The Late Late Show,' but at least 'The Daily Show' alum John Oliver has officially settled into his new home. Watch the premiere of HBO's new Sunday news series 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' right now!

HBO's 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' Promos Parody Recent Republican Ads

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 21, 2014 @ 1:08 PM
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After saying goodbye to 'The Daily Show' veteran correspondent and 'Community' star, John Oliver will break out on his own this coming April for his weekly HBO news series, 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.' The first teaser for the April 27 premiere proved more than a little confusing, so check out two new promo spots parodying recent events for a taste of 'Last Week Tonight'!

HBO's 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' Gets Confusing First Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 7, 2014 @ 2:27 PM
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Bittersweet thought it was to learn that John Oliver would leave 'The Daily Show' behind, his first original series, 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' on HBO, seems like a fine start. Well, sort of. Check out the first trailer for Oliver's news program, as the befuddled host lays out its confusing premise!

HBO's 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' Sets April Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 12, 2014 @ 1:58 PM
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Dismayed though we were to learn that 'The Daily Show' vet John Oliver had outgrown his position as correspondent (and brief host) to Jon Stewart, his HBO future looks brighter than ever. The premium cable network has officially set an April premiere for the newly-titled 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,' but when can fans see for themselves?

HBO Nabs 'The Daily Show' Star John Oliver for Weekly Topical Comedy Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2013 @ 3:51 PM
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Where Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show' spun off the charisma of Stephen Colbert to spawn 'The Colbert Report,' it seems fellow 'Daily Show' breakout John Oliver has flown the coop altogether. The UK funnyman will instead leave behind 'The Daily Show' to topline his own weekly HBO comedy series, but will it follow the same model?

'The Simpsons' Renewed For Season 26, John Oliver to Guest in Season 25

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 4, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
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'The Simpsons' has been having itself a banner week, boasting the talk of the town with Guillermo del Toro's upcoming "Treehouse of Horror" couch gag, but the good news doesn't stop there. Joining 'Sleepy Hollow's early renewal for 2014, 'The Simpsons' has officially been guaranteed a return for season 26, while 'The Daily Show' vet John Oliver has been chosen to lend his voice to an upcoming episode.

'Community' Season 5: 'The Daily Show's John Oliver to Return!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 11, 2013 @ 5:30 PM
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After the mental exhaustion of pondering the reality of a 'Better Call Saul' spinoff from 'Breaking Bad,' we're thrilled to have a bit of unrelated good news. 'Community' season 5 will return to its roots in bringing back 'The Daily Show' vet John Oliver as displaced professor Ian Duncan, even if Troy isn't around to have his question finally answered!

Jon Stewart Taking Leave From 'Daily Show' to Direct His First Movie

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by Jacob Hall March 5, 2013 @ 1:52 PM
Comedy Central
Jon Stewart may be one of the hardest working men on television, but it looks like he's about to take a break from hosting 'The Daily Show' for a few months. But he's not going on a vacation: he's going to direct a movie. 'Rosewater' will not only be Stewart's first time behind the camera, it will be something completely out of his regular wheelhouse.