VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Trump's Handling of Opioid Crisis & More
Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, the Emmy®-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues its fourth season SUNDAY, OCT. 29 (11:15-11:55 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Topics include President Trump's handling of the opioid crisis, Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore, Australia's fight to legalize same-sex marriage and the increasing threat of floods and the government's response to it.
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary, pre-taped pieces and occasional guests.
The series has been renewed for three additional seasons, extending its run on the network through 2020. LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER recently received four Primetime Emmys®, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Interactive Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.
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