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Comedian, actor, and writer John Oliver returns with new shenanigans as HBO released the new trailer for their long-time weekly late-night series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver The host and Daily Show alum have brought attention to a wide range of topics, foreign and domestic, offering biting "satirical, insightful, and meticulously researched look at[...]
house of the dragon
When it comes to the second season of HBO and showrunner Ryan Condal's House of the Dragon, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver has a suggestion that it seems millions of viewers would support Pay your electric bill Even with an impressive first season and an early second season order, the "Game of Thrones" spinoff series[...]
Last week, we reported on how Comcast-owned pay television service Sky censored an episode of the Emmy Award-winning HBO late-night series Last Week Tonight in the UK over jokes/comments that host John Oliver made in reference to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and how the country was basically shutting down over it Well, Oliver[...]
Last Week Tonight: Sky Cuts John Oliver/Queen Elizabeth II Jokes in UK
Viewers in the UK who were looking to treat themselves to a new episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight with host John Oliver almost got their wish We're saying "almost" because it didn't take long for them to realize that they weren't getting the whole episode And that's because Sky cut (though censored seems to[...]
Our line-up for this morning includes a wide range of topics… including HBO late-night host John Oliver calling out Dick Wolf's "Law & Order" franchise, Emilia Clarke feeling "star struckness" over Disney+'s Secret Invasion, Paper Girls' co-creator Cliff Chiang addressing the Amazon series ending after one season, NBC's Saturday Night Live returning in October with[...]
Law & Order
Counting in the upcoming seasons, that's 22 seasons for the original series, 24 seasons for "SVU," and 3 seasons for "Organized Crime." And now, with all three shows set for a huge crossover event later this month, HBO's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver really, really needs you to know something It's not real We'll[...]
hbo max
We're getting a sense that John Oliver has a new recurring theme for his HBO late-night news/opinion show Last Week Tonight, and we're pretty sure that Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) boss David Zaslav & Co can expect some very uncomfortable Monday mornings in their near future Not exactly pulling his punches last week over how[...]
Last Week Tonight: HBO Renews John Oliver Series for Ninth Season
John Oliver is back for more hijinks, rants, and tangents as HBO announced a premiere date for the ninth season of the award-winning Last Week Tonight But fans not only have February 20th to look forward to, but they also have an official poster for the season (check it out below) as well as the[...]
ted lasso
Well, we're glad to know that we're in some impressive company when it comes to that view, with HBO's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver also calling out the pair for a move he describes as, "very 'homeroom teachers dressed as the most popular kids in school.'" Images: Screencap/Apple TV+ Oliver shifted the focus to Mitt pushing[...]
Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Announces Return to Studio
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver is braving his next step during the ongoing COVID pandemic, a return to the studio and away from "the Void", where he's been filming remotely for his HBO talk series At the end of the episode on August 22, Oliver announced that following the series' two-week hiatus, the show[...]
John Oliver Eviscerates Sex and the City Reboot’s Kim Cattrall Snub
If there's anyone who always has time to sidebar pop culture tangents, it's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver His latest target is the Sex and the City reboot for HBO called And Just Like That… which features the return of Sarah Jessica Parker (Carrie), Cynthia Nixon (Miranda), and Kristin Davis (Charlotte), but omits Kim[...]
sesame street
Anthony Fauci, Whoopi Goldberg, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, John Legend, Lucy Liu, John Oliver, Rosie Perez, Questlove, Chrissy Teigen, and more. Image: ABC Along with a look back at the show and the Sesame Worksop's half-century of societal influence, the special will also include never-before-seen footage of an episode produced in 1992 focusing on the topic[...]
So we're taking a little detour with our coverage of HBO Max and series writer/director James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad" spinoff series Peacemaker and tracking John Cena as he undertakes an especially important and potentially dangerous mission: telling the truth about the sick psychological warfare going on between himself and HBO host John Oliver[...]
HBO Max – WarnerMedia’s New Streaming Service (Official Promo) | WarnerMedia
The big standout TV show to me are the returns of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Real Sports You can see the entire list of whats coming to HBO Max in February down below. HBO Max Logo HBO Max Ads: February 1 All Good Things, 2010 (HBO) The Amityville Horror, 1979 (HBO) The Amityville Horror, 2005 (HBO) American Style The[...]
Last Week Tonight Season 8 Trailer Promises “Vengeance”
HBO dropped the latest trailer for the multi-Emmy-Award-winning weekly late-night hit Last Week Tonight with John Oliver entering its eighth season As the highlight reel for its previous season begins, Oliver warns the audience, "Brace yourselves, because everything you're about to hear is horse shit." The network then asks through a transition, "READY TO GET[...]
Last Week Tonight: John Oliver Pops at Pringles and Can’t Stop
After poking, prodding and hypothetical illustrations of what the Pringles' mascot would look like the Last Week Tonight host John Oliver finally has his answer After posting his web exclusive video on YouTube in-between seasons, Kellogg's, which owns the potato crisp brand, posted on the official Pringles Twitter account with the following message, "The moment[...]
Last Week Tonight: John Oliver Pops at Pringles and Can’t Stop
HBO's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver couldn't stay away from addressing viewers in-between seasons to provide an update on his concerns regarding Pringles To start the clip, he referenced a past show as a launching point from a rant on CNN personality Don Lemon to Pringles asking, "What does the rest of the Pringles[...]
Last Week Tonight: Adam Driver Finally Confronts “Stan” John Oliver
If there's someone who's consistent with a running gag, it's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver whether if it's his obsession with Danbury, Connecticut, and their sewage treatment plant or actor Adam Driver, that Adonis and magical steed rolled into one The two-time Oscar nominee finally staged an intervention with the HBO host on the[...]
Last Week Tonight: Danbury Finally Renames Sewage Plant After Host
After months of posturing and flinging insults at one another, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver and Danbury, Connecticut finally reached an agreement and made things official successfully renaming the city's local sewage plant to "The John Oliver Memorial Sewage Plant" on October 19 The feud goes back to 2017 when Oliver poked fun at[...]
Rick And Morty And Pokémon GO – The Daily LITG 23rd September 2020
Whether that's Rick and Morty, John Oliver, Watchmen or Pokémon GO The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Rick And Morty And Pokémon GO -The Daily LITG 23rd September 2019 (Image: ABC screencap) LITG: Rick[...]
Last Week Tonight, HBO Renews John Oliver Talk Series Through 2023
Hardly a loss for words, host John Oliver recorded his acceptance speech dressing comfortably and reflecting the work that went into continuing the show under difficult circumstances during the pandemic "Thank you so much to the Academy for sending what's technically a small bomb to my house," Oliver said "The way this year has gone[...]
Last Week Tonight, HBO Renews John Oliver Talk Series Through 2023
America's arguably most favorite Brit actor-comedian-newsman John Oliver will continue to entertain audiences for the foreseeable future with HBO's decision to renew Last Week Tonight through 2023, according to Variety Since its premiere in 2014, the series hosted by The Daily Show alum focuses on a variety of topical issues domestic and international The year[...]
Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Revisionist US History
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver re-opened a scar many Americans are not comfortable by revisiting how history education at the state level continues to become mishandled Oliver began by opening the segment imploring those at the federal and state level that standards need to remain consistent across the board To illustrate the point, he[...]
China & Uighurs: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
On Sunday's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host touched on China's deculturization efforts against the Uighur people from the northwest Xinjiang region if the country Oliver claims The Uighurs, along with other ethnic minorities, are forced to live in re-education camps while also undergoing forced labor Among the many items manufactured are disposable[...]
Last Week Tonight: John Oliver Breaks Down Conspiracy Theory Culture
On the latest edition of HBO's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver discussed how normalized conspiracy theory culture gripped the world and how especially dangerous spreading misleading information during the global COVID-19 pandemic is The host began showing numerous news programs explaining how groups on social media downplay the seriousness of the outbreak from insinuating somehow[...]
The US-UK Special Relationship | Hello America | FULL EPISODE | Quibi
Good for him, I suppose, but hardly anyone in America knows who Nish Kumar is, and they already have Trevor Noah with The Daily Show and John Oliver with Last Week Tonight Does Quibi seriously think anyone is going to subscribe to their ridiculous app for this?? Here's an excerpt from The Mash Report on full blast: The Mash[...]
HBO's John Oliver Shoots on WWE for Filming During Pandemic
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver is back at it again, shooting on WWE for continuing to film wrestling shows during the pandemic Oliver blasted the company for its decision to film shows under an "essential" designation in Florida, a designation obtained the same day that a super Pac controlled by Linda McMahon pledged to[...]
The Last Blockbuster in Oregon.
John Oliver has done his part to raise awareness of the last Blockbuster, and a documentary about the store is debuting soon As someone who worked at a video store for years and misses it dearly, it is pretty cool that there is still a store out there plugging away, no matter what is going[...]
The Last Blockbuster in Oregon.
The film was funded on Kickstarter in 2018 and has ridden a wave of publicity since, including a fun time with John Oliver Watch the trailer for the Blockbuster doc down below, along with some quotes from the filmmakers. "It started last year, and there were still a dozen or so Blockbuster locations left," director Taylor[...]
“Buffaloed”: Magnolia Promotes Film by Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt
On HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host forgave nearly $15 million for 9,000 Americans on a June 2016 episode Oliver highlighted the plight of his program before making his announcement. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Debt Buyers: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) ( Buffaloed comes to theatres on February[...]