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John Oliver Makes Good on FIFA Promise to Chug Bud Light Lime

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 8, 2015 @ 9:33 AM
For all the change Last Week Tonight host John Oliver has used his Sunday HBO platform to call for, few occurred so quickly as FIFA head Sepp Blatter resigning from his heavily-corrupt post. Steward had mockingly pledged to endorse FIFA sponsors like McDonald’s and Bud Light, should the companies aid in Blatter’s ousting, and last night saw Stewart bitterly paying the piper.

John Oliver Has an Awesome Idea for a Movie

by Kate Erbland March 2, 2015 @ 8:27 AM
If there’s one thing Last Week Tonight With John Oliver viewers learned from last night’s show, it’s that infrastructure is not sexy. It became a bit of a mantra for the show: infrastructure is not sexy. But! What if it could be? And what’s sexier than a big screen summer blockbuster?

John Oliver Has His Own Ideas on Who Should Host ‘The Daily Show’

by Kate Erbland February 18, 2015 @ 8:50 AM
Why doesn’t everyone ask John Oliver for advice on everything? The Last Week Tonight host consistently thinks of the best possible answer for every possible question, so why not just turn him into the world’s all-knowing sage or something? The guy isn’t that busy, right?

HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Renewed Through 2017

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 17, 2015 @ 4:17 PM
However brief the window may have been, we can officially say goodbye to dreams of John Oliver returning to host The Daily Show after Jon Stewart. HBO has officially locked down its breakout star for two more seasons of the acclaimed Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, bringing more belated-but-hard-hitting journalism through 2017.

John Oliver Has Some Thoughts on the Super Bowl

by Kate Erbland January 30, 2015 @ 10:17 AM
John Oliver is afraid of the Super Bowl. The 'Last Week Tonight' host has admirably dedicated himself to understand American pursuits -- especially sports -- since he came across the pond to be funny and say smart things on television, but even he is a little terrified of the Super Bowl.

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

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

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2014 @ 9:04 PM
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

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 21, 2014 @ 1:08 PM
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

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

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?