Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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

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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

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 17, 2015 @ 4:17 PM
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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.

Monday Morning Critic: Why 'Last Week Tonight' is One of the Best Shows on TV

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by Ryan McGee October 27, 2014 @ 9:08 AM
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Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece. In this week’s installment: a look at two current HBO shows and some Halloween-themed TV recommendations.

'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?