HBO to Debut Live Stand-Up Comedy Special BILL MAHER: LIVE FROM D.C., 9/12
On FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), he stars in the stand-up comedy special BILL MAHER: LIVE FROM D.C., but that's just the second half of an unprecedented evening of live programming. Immediately preceding his stand-up performance, "Real Time with Bill Maher" returns from hiatus at a special time (9:00-10:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT).
Other HBO playdates for the stand-up special: Sept. 12 (midnight), 15 (2:40 a.m.), 16 (6:30 p.m.), 17 (midnight), 22 (9:00 p.m.), 25 (12:50 a.m.) and 30 (10:30 p.m.), and Oct. 6 (10:00 p.m.), 10 (11:00 p.m.) and 16 (2:00 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates for the stand-up special: Sept. 12 (3:00 a.m.), 13 (11:15 a.m.), 15 (9:00 p.m.), 16 (11:00 p.m.) and 27 (9:00 p.m.), and Oct. 1 (1:00 a.m.) and 29 (3:15 a.m.)
Presented from the Warner Theatre, Maher's tenth solo special on the network is expected to cover such topics as: the midterm elections, income inequality, the Republican psyche, a Trump lawsuit, why the Pope is an atheist and why tattoos are stupid.
Kicking off the second part of the 12th season of "Real Time with Bill Maher," the special D.C. edition will be presented from Sidney Harman Hall. In this week's show, he'll reveal the "winning loser" of his season-long "Flip a District" segment, which has invited viewers to nominate their current elected representative to be voted out of office. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is the top-of-show interview guest. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are former Miss. Gov. Haley Barbour, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and journalist Andrea Mitchell.
The executive producers of BILL MAHER: LIVE FROM D.C. are Bill Maher and Marc Gurvitz; director, Troy Miller.