George Takei, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II & More Set for REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, 7/18
Real Time With Bill Maher continues its 12th season FRIDAY, JULY 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president, North Carolina NAACP, is the top-of-show interview guest. Actor George Takei is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are former Cal. Rep. Jane Harman, statistician Nate Silver and editor Jamie Weinstein.
Other HBO playdates: July 20 (2:00 p.m.), 21 (1:00 a.m.), 22 (5:30 p.m.) and 23 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: July 18 (3:15 a.m.), 19 (7:15 a.m., midnight), 20 (7:00 p.m.), 21 (8:00 p.m.) and 22 (10:00 p.m.)
Bill Maher headlined his first special on the network in 1989 and has starred in nine solo specials to date, including the hour-long presentations "Bill Maher...But I'm Not Wrong," "The Decider" and "I'm Swiss" (both nominated for an Emmy® in the Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special category), "Victory Begins at Home," "Be More Cynical," "The Golden Goose Special" and "Stuff That Struck Me Funny," and two half-hour stand-up specials, plus the specials "30 Seconds Over Washington" and "Comic Relief VI™." Maher is also an executive producer of the innovative news magazine show "VICE," which recently concluded its second season on HBO and returns in 2015.