Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, November 17, 2017
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER concludes its 15th season FRIDAY, NOV. 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at11:30 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. Environmentalist Bill McKibben is the top-of-show interview guest. Comedian Chelsea Handler is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are journalist Carl Bernstein, author Max Brooks and author Rebecca Traister.
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER will return for its 16th season early next year, and has been renewed through 2020.
Politico has hailed Maher as "a pugnacious debater and a healthy corrective to the claptrap of cable news," while Variety noted, "There may not be a more eclectic guest list on all of television."
Maher headlined his first special on the network in 1989 and has starred in ten HBO solo specials to date. He is also an executive producer of the innovative news magazine show "VICE," which recently concluded its fifth season on HBO.
The executive producers of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER are Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Brad Grey, Marc Gurvitz, Dean E. Johnsen and Billy Martin; co-executive producer, Chris Kelly; producer, Matt Wood; director, Paul Casey.