LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER

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VIDEO: John Oliver Slams Trump's Statements on Charlottesville Violence; Examines North Korea Situation VIDEO: John Oliver Slams Trump's Statements on Charlottesville Violence; Examines North Korea Situation
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2017

On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT on HBO, host John Oliver slammed Trump's statements regarding the violent attacks which took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Stephen Miller's Statue of Liberty Remarks & More VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Stephen Miller's Statue of Liberty Remarks & More
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2017

On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, John Oliver takes a look at Stephen Miller's recent controversial remarks about the poem which appears on the Statue of Liberty.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Tackles Alex Jones, Anthony Scaramucci & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Tackles Alex Jones, Anthony Scaramucci & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - July 31, 2017

Alex Jones is known for pushing conspiracy theories, but he also spends a lot of time promoting his own products. On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT on HBO, John Oliver and a “doctor” “from” M.I.T. test out his marketing strategy.... (more...)
HBO Receives 111 EMMY AWARDS; More Than Any Other Network HBO Receives 111 EMMY AWARDS; More Than Any Other Network
by TV News Desk - July 13, 2017

HBO received 111 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the 17th year in a row, for the upcoming 69th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles.... (more...)
Comedian John Oliver Joins Upcoming Disney Remake of THE LION KING Comedian John Oliver Joins Upcoming Disney Remake of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2017

Today it was announced that comedian Jon Oliver would be joining the cast of the upcoming live-action remake of Disney's The Lion King in the role of Zazu.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Trump Travel Ban & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Trump Travel Ban & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - July 03, 2017

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, JULY 2 (11:00–11:30 p.m. ET/PT)... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Takes Aim at Anti-Vaccine Supporters VIDEO: John Oliver Takes Aim at Anti-Vaccine Supporters
by TV News Desk - June 26, 2017

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, JUNE 25... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Trump's Promise to Help Coal Miners, Brexit Talks & More VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Trump's Promise to Help Coal Miners, Brexit Talks & More
by TV News Desk - June 19, 2017

We've heard a lot of talk about coal miners in the last year, but what are the real issues surrounding coal? John Oliver and a giant squirrel looked into it on last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Comey Testimony & More on LAST WEEK VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Comey Testimony & More on LAST WEEK
by TV News Desk - June 12, 2017

This week, the show discusses the new discoveries from former FBI Director James Comey's testimony and the UK's process of leaving the European Union after a divisive election. Check out the video below!... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Trump's Paris Agreement Exit on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Trump's Paris Agreement Exit on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - June 05, 2017

This week, Oliver addressed the steadfast position of Londoners after the recent terrorist attacks, Russian President Vladmir Putin's coy response to accusations of U.S. election hacking, and the implications of President' Trump's decision to leave the Paris Agreement. Check out the video below!... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Shocking Events in Russia Investigation VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Shocking Events in Russia Investigation
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT, John Oliver discussed the shocking magnitude and potential impact of the latest revelations surrounding the Russia investigation and asks 'What the f**k is going on?'.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Takes Down Donald Trump's Over Comey Firing on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Takes Down Donald Trump's Over Comey Firing on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Last night's topics included President Trump's dismissal of FBI Director James Comey and the ways that the for-profit dialysis industry maximizes profit at the expense of patients. Watch the clips in full below!... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Takes On New FCC Chief on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Takes On New FCC Chief on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2017

This week's topics include Eminem's copyright infringement lawsuit against the ruling party of New Zealand, the U.S. House of Representatives' hasty approval of the AHCA and how the new chief of the FCC is threatening net neutrality.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Political Power of Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Political Power of Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2017

On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT, John Oliver took a closer look at Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner who hold an incredible amount of political power.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines 'Trump-Like' French Elections & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Examines 'Trump-Like' French Elections & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2017

In the clip below, John Oliver visits an excessively French bistro to deliver an urgent message to voters.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Dangers of Trump's Attack on Syria on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Dangers of Trump's Attack on Syria on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - April 10, 2017

This week's topics include the varied media reactions on President Trump's missiles strike in Syria, the dropout of advertisers in the midst of sexual harassment allegations against Fox News and the effects of gerrymandering on voters.... (more...)
'Beauty and the Beast', 'Stranger Things' Among MTV MOVIE & TV AWARD Nominees; Full List 'Beauty and the Beast', 'Stranger Things' Among MTV MOVIE & TV AWARD Nominees; Full List
by TV News Desk - April 06, 2017

The MTV Movie Awards have a new look and a new name: Introducing the MTV MOVIE & TV AWARD. For the first time ever, the annual broadcast slated for Sunday, May 7, will recognize TV series alongside feature films — and the nominations for this year's big show, hosted by Adam DeVine, are finally out.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Takes on Rep. Devin Nunes & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Takes on Rep. Devin Nunes & More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2017

This week's topics include Rep. Devin Nunes and the ongoing “Stupid Watergate” investigation; the U.K's divisive departure from the European Union and the problems posed by conflicting federal and state marijuana laws.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Introduces Viewers to Two 'Terrifying' GOP Elected Officials VIDEO: John Oliver Introduces Viewers to Two 'Terrifying' GOP Elected Officials
by TV News Desk - March 27, 2017

On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT, host John Oliver focused on recent local elections in Texas which yielded, in his words 'terrifying results' with the election of two Republican officials.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Proposed Federal Budget on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Proposed Federal Budget on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2017

Donald Trump's federal budget plan proposes large funding cuts with largely negative consequences. On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT,  John Oliver examined the troubling priorities of the new administration.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Takes a Look at New American Health Care Act on LAST WEEK VIDEO: John Oliver Takes a Look at New American Health Care Act on LAST WEEK
by TV News Desk - March 13, 2017

The episode covered international reactions to International Women's Day, what WikiLeaks revealed about the CIA, and a detailed look at the potential impact of the American Health Care Act.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Sits Down with the Dalai Lama on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Sits Down with the Dalai Lama on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2017

Topics covered were the ongoing saga of Trump campaign associates meeting with Russian officials, accusations of Trump Tower being wiretapped by former President Obama, and Tibetan Buddhists suffering deep persecution by the Chinese government. John Oliver sits down with the Dalai Lama in India to d... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Republican's Obamacare Replacement Plans on LAST WEEK VIDEO: John Oliver Examines Republican's Obamacare Replacement Plans on LAST WEEK
by TV News Desk - February 27, 2017

Congressional Republicans could soon vote to repeal Obamacare. John Oliver explores why their replacement plans are similar to a thong.... (more...)
HAND OF GOD S2 Among New Titles Arriving on Prime Video & Amazon Video This March HAND OF GOD S2 Among New Titles Arriving on Prime Video & Amazon Video This March
by TV News Desk - February 22, 2017

March brings four highly-anticipated Amazon Original Series and two critically-acclaimed Amazon Original Movie for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership:... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Explains Trump's Weird Soft Spot for Russia & Putin on LAST WEEK TONIGHT VIDEO: John Oliver Explains Trump's Weird Soft Spot for Russia & Putin on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2017

This week's topics include President Trumps's domination of the week's news cycle overshadowing other news, including the assassination of North Korea's Kim Jong Un's half-brother and the possible motives behind President Trump's weird soft spot for Russia and Vladimir Putin.... (more...)