Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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One of the funniest, most refreshing personalities to hit the TV scene in years, John Oliver comes to HBO in this series that takes a topical look at the week in news, politics and current events. Each show offers Oliver a unique platform to offer his distinct perspective on issues facing the world today while also featuring a variety of special guests and segments.


Comedian John Oliver returns for Season 7 of his acclaimed half-hour series, winner of a staggering 16 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards.

April 19, 2020
9. April 19, 2020

Main story: Misinformation about COVID-19, from televangelists and the right-win...

May 3, 2020
10. May 3, 2020

Main story: Why we need to do more coronavirus testing; plus, Jared Kushner decl...

May 10, 2020
11. May 10, 2020

Why the USPS faces financial catastrophe and what we can do to help; plus, Willi...

May 17, 2020
12. May 17, 2020

The disappearance of sports due to coronavirus; Dr. Bright blows the whistle; Se...

May 31, 2020
13. May 31, 2020

Why voting by mail is necessary; plus, John has some helpful trademark ideas for...

June 7, 2020
14. June 7, 2020

How the histories of policing and white supremacy are intertwined, the roadblock...

June 14, 2020
15. June 14, 2020

Facial recognition technology; Black Lives Matter protests; NASCAR bans the conf...

June 21, 2020
16. June 21, 2020

Why COVID-19 has spread so rapidly behind bars; plus, K-pop fans punk racist has...

June 28, 2020
17. June 28, 2020

Evictions are on the rise due to coronavirus; COVID-19 cases are surging in Texa...

July 19, 2020
18. July 19, 2020

Main story: The proliferation of conspiracy theories about coronavirus; plus, Tr...

July 26, 2020
19. July 26, 2020

Main story: The Uighur people are facing human rights abuses in China; plus, Tru...

August 2, 2020
20. August 2, 2020

How the history of race is taught in schools; Trump pushes bad medicine; Louie G...

August 16, 2020
21. August 16, 2020

Why people of color are routinely excluded from becoming jurors; plus, Republica...

August 23, 2020
22. August 23, 2020

An update on Trump's border wall; plus, The "Uncoventional Convention"; the retu...

August 30, 2020
23. August 30, 2020

A look at the Republican National Convention, a horrific series of shootings in ...

September 27, 2020
24. September 27, 2020

The future of the Supreme Court; Trump's plan to contest the election; Vin Diese...

October 4, 2020
25. October 4, 2020

A look at various efforts to destabilize the vote; plus, Trump contracts COVID-1...

October 18, 2020
26. October 18, 2020

The crucial role of the World Health Organization; plus, John visits Danbury, CT...

October 25, 2020
27. October 25, 2020

How the Trump administration has handled asylum seekers; plus, a recap of the la...

November 1, 2020
28. November 1, 2020

How the Trump administration has handled the coronavirus outbreak; also, a look ...

November 8, 2020
29. November 8, 2020

John Oliver discusses Joe Biden beating Donald Trump in the historic US presiden...

November 15, 2020
30. November 15, 2020

Trump’s spurious attempts to overturn the US presidential election results; plus...

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