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HBO's John Oliver Shoots on WWE for Filming During Pandemic

HBO Late-Night Host John Oliver Shoots on WWE for Pandemic Filming

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[...]

“Buffaloed”: Magnolia Promotes Film by Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt

"Buffaloed": Magnolia Promotes Film Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt [TRAILER]

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. comes to theatres on February 14th. From the “Why Don’t They Do This More Often” department, Magnolia Pictures took a philanthropic approach[...]

WWE Wants to Settle Score With John Oliver at WrestleMania

WWE Wants to Settle Score With John Oliver at WrestleMania

sorry, independent contractors on HBO's Last Week Tonight And the response is: see you at WrestleMania?!, the company hasn't exactly challenged Oliver to a match, though, anything can happen at WrestleMania, so it's not entirely out of the question that the pasty British comedian could take on the septuagenarian Vince McMahon in a one-on-one bout[...]

Borat, "Bucky Cap," Curry, KISS, and More! (BC's Late-Night Rewind)

Bee shows how Stacey Abrams faces a stacked deck and then some...but with jokes! That spoonful of sugar helps the overwhelming realization of how much racism still exists in the American political system go down. Number 3: Borat interferes in our elections Jagshemach! Sascha Baron Cohen was on Jimmy Kimmel's show earlier this week, and they brought[...]

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John Oliver Victorious: Lawsuit Against Last Week Tonight Dismissed

This headline seems like the type of thing the self-deprecating John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, would make fun of But it's also true, as the host and show have come away from a defamation lawsuit without a scratch During a segment last season about the coal industry, Oliver criticized Murray Energy and[...]

John Oliver, Wyatt Cenac Developing Late-Night Docuseries For HBO

John Oliver is expanding his creative influence at HBO, with the Emmy award-winning Last Week Tonight host teaming with fellow The Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac for a new docuseries at the premium cable network. Cenac, Oliver and Ezra Edelman will serve as executive producers; as will Hallie Haglund (The Daily Show), who will also serve[...]

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John Oliver Unveils 'Harding' Trailer With 4 Oscar Nominees And A Wax President

Putting the politics aside, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver can put together some pretty funny segments — like last night's focus on former President Warren G Harding.The piece starts with John Oliver explaining that when the Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Wax Museum in Gettysburgh had to shut down, they auctioned off the[...]

Game Of Thrones Cast Join In On New HBO Promo – It's What Connects Us

There are two versions of It's What Connects Us and then a Last Week Tonight specific one with John Oliver poking fun at the bit.Game of Thrones fans will like that they've gotten almost the full cast in costume participating.. including Hodor.. who doesn't say "aaaahhhhh".[...]

This Might Be The Best Promo For A Returning Show In 2017

This may already be the best promo for a returning show in 2017. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is coming back to HBO and the promo sneaks in nods to Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and Curb Your Enthusiasm in a very clever and self-deprecating way.  Last Week Tonight returns on February 12th for it's fourth season[...]

John Oliver Pitches A Superhero Of His Own

While Last Week Tonight is off the air for the next month, host John Oliver offered a new superhero to the masses fatigued from the glut of the "usual" superheroes battling it out at the movie theater. bit leans a little heavily on certain stereotypes about comic book readers, but the actual "storyline" of Johnny[...]

John Oliver's 4th Of July Message To Americans

John Oliver from Last Week Tonight on HBO posted a web exclusive video talking about the 4th of July and all the things Americans are missing out on since we did our own Brexit back in 1776.[youtube][/youtube] With half our the staff here at Bleeding Cool being British while the other half is American (and[...]