Trevor Noah, John Oliver and Bill Maher are getting multiyear extensions from Comedy Central and HBO. read more
Stephen Colbert wanted to clear things up tonight about his Emmy night quip that winner John Oliver’s show is “so high quality, they can only make one a week.” Colbert wanted to make amends. “I know I made a joke after he won,” Colbert...Show More Summary
The evening's unlikeliest winner was a single school district, thanks to Dave Chappelle, John Oliver, and Twitter.
Dave Chapelle and John Oliver are funny guys, but they got the entire country tweeting about a school system with huge challenges and disparities.
For no reason whatsoever. [ more › ]
John Oliver picks up on Dave Chappelle's awards-night mention and the educational hashtag scores.
"Shout out to D.C. public schools," said Chappelle, a District native who resides part-time in the city.
During the 69th Emmy Awards, an unexpected hashtag began trending thanks to comedians Dave Chappelle and John Oliver. Chappelle, a former student of the Washington D.C. public school district, gave a shoutout to the schools in the district during his moment on stage with Melissa McCarthy. “We’re dancing, Melissa. Show More Summary
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver took its second consecutive Emmy for Best Variety Talk Series and, for the second year in a row, Jimmy Kimmel nabbed the win for Best Non-Winner – this time sharing the honor with Stephen Colbert. Once...Show More Summary
The 2017 Primtime Emmy Awards were filled with moments of emotional and political gravity, but none were quite as viral as what Dave Chappelle and John Oliver managed to do. While presenting alongside fellow Saturday Night Live hostShow More Summary
HBO just renewed the contracts for its people who make jokes about the news, with both John Oliver and Bill Maher set to stick around through 2020, but Comedy Central is one-upping those premium cable jerks with an even sweeter deal for its guy who makes jokes about the news. As reported by Variety, Comedy Central has… Read more...
You already know how much I hate ItWorks, Jamberry, and every other multi-level marketing “program” (because calling them “scheme,” “pyramid scheme,” and “scam” can get us in trouble). John Oliver explained better than I can why multi-level...Show More Summary
Donald Trump issued his first presidential pardon to the last person who should get one. John Oliver discusses the troubling record of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Donald Trump issued his first presidential pardon to the last person who should get one. John Oliver discusses the troubling record of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio. Joe Arpaio: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver The post John Oliver: Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio appeared first on The Big Picture.
A new three-year contract means Mr. Oliver’s weekly show “Last Week Tonight” will be on HBO through at least the next presidential election.
This gets Oliver attention.
HBO has re-upped for three more seasons of Last Week Tonight, lawsuits be damned. The cable network announced Tuesday that John Oliver's weekly late-night comic news analysis show will run through at least 2020 and 90 more episodes.Show More Summary
HBO has picked up John Oliver’s late-night Sunday show for three more seasons, keeping it on the network through 2020. Thirty episodes will be produced each season. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver debuted in 2014 and now is in its fourth season. Show More Summary