Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
2014
HD
1 Seasons
comedy
news-talk

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO): 

John Oliver hosts this 30-minute comedy series that takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

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Episodes

Comedian John Oliver returns for Season 9 of his acclaimed half-hour series.

February 20, 2022: Critical Race Theory
240. February 20, 2022: Critical Race Theory

John Oliver explains what critical race theory is, and what it isn’t; plus, the ...

February 27, 2022: Sex Work
241. February 27, 2022: Sex Work

John Oliver explains why criminalizing sex work hasn’t helped the most vulnerabl...

March 6, 2022: Wrongful Convictions
242. March 6, 2022: Wrongful Convictions

Why it’s so difficult to be exonerated for a wrongful conviction, even when ther...

March 13, 2022: Tickets
243. March 13, 2022: Tickets

Why concert tickets are so expensive and who’s making money off them; plus, Flor...

March 27, 2022: Harm Reduction
244. March 27, 2022: Harm Reduction

Why overdoses in the U.S. have been on the rise; plus, a disastrous royal tour; ...

April 3, 2022: Trucks
245. April 3, 2022: Trucks

How truck drivers get paid, and how companies exploit them to increase profits; ...

April 10, 2022: Data Brokers
246. April 10, 2022: Data Brokers

How much data brokers know about us and what they’re doing with our information;...

April 17, 2022: Police Interrogations
247. April 17, 2022: Police Interrogations

John Oliver discusses the tactics that can make police interrogations so damagin...

May 1, 2022: Environmental Racism
248. May 1, 2022: Environmental Racism

John Oliver discusses environmental racism, how both government and industry are...

May 8, 2022: Abortion Ruling/Philippines Election
249. May 8, 2022: Abortion Ruling/Philippines Election

John Oliver discusses the leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade; ...

May 15, 2022: Utilities
250. May 15, 2022: Utilities

John Oliver discusses the incredible amount of power we give electric utility co...

May 22, 2022: Subway
251. May 22, 2022: Subway

John Oliver discusses the business model of one of the largest franchises in the...

June 5, 2022: School Police
252. June 5, 2022: School Police

John Oliver discusses school safety issues and the push for more police; plus, J...

June 12, 2022: Tech Monopolies
253. June 12, 2022: Tech Monopolies

John Oliver discusses tech monopolies, and how to address the hidden harm they c...

June 19, 2022: Rent
254. June 19, 2022: Rent

John Oliver discusses why rent has become increasingly unaffordable, and how the...

June 26, 2022: Water
255. June 26, 2022: Water

John Oliver discusses the water shortage in the American west; plus, the Supreme...

July 24, 2022: Inflation
256. July 24, 2022: Inflation

John Oliver discusses the causes of inflation and what we've done about it; plus...

July 31, 2022: Mental Health Care
257. July 31, 2022: Mental Health Care

John Oliver discusses the cracks in our broken mental health care system; plus, ...

August 7, 2022: Monkeypox
258. August 7, 2022: Monkeypox

John Oliver discusses how we’ve fumbled the monkeypox outbreak in the U.S.; plus...

August 14, 2022: Afghanistan
259. August 14, 2022: Afghanistan

John Oliver discusses what’s happened since the U.S. withdrew from Afghanistan; ...

August 21, 2022: Carbon Offsets
260. August 21, 2022: Carbon Offsets

John Oliver explains what carbon offsets are and what they claim to do; plus, a ...

September 11, 2022: Law & Order
261. September 11, 2022: Law & Order

John Oliver discusses what the wildly popular TV franchise has been teaching us ...

September 25, 2022: Bolsonaro
262. September 25, 2022: Bolsonaro

John Oliver discusses Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right president of Brazil; plus, R...

October 2, 2022: Museums
263. October 2, 2022: Museums

John Oliver discusses why some prestigious museums contain so many stolen goods;...

October 9, 2022: Crime Reporting
264. October 9, 2022: Crime Reporting

John Oliver discusses the outlets that cover crime, their incentives, and their ...

October 16, 2022: Transgender Rights II
265. October 16, 2022: Transgender Rights II

John Oliver discusses the latest round of attacks on transgender rights, and wha...

October 30, 2022: Bail Reform
266. October 30, 2022: Bail Reform

John Oliver discusses the issue at the core of many Republican attack ads; plus,...

November 6, 2022: Election Subversion
267. November 6, 2022: Election Subversion

With the midterms approaching, John Oliver discusses how some elected officials ...

November 13, 2022: The Monarchy
268. November 13, 2022: The Monarchy

John Oliver discusses the future—and the unsavory past—of the British monarchy; ...

November 20, 2022: Qatar World Cup
269. November 20, 2022: Qatar World Cup

John Oliver discusses the Qatar World Cup and human rights violations happening ...

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Genres

comedy, news-talk, original

Episodes

1 Seasons Available (269 Episodes)

Release Year

2014

Rating Information

About This Series

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.

Cast and Crew

Starring: John Oliver, Ryan Barger, David Kaye, Nick Offerman, Kumail Nanjiani, Susan Evans, Carson Kressley, Steve Buscemi, Hannah Crane, Brian Cox, Jennifer Barnhart, Mason Pettit, Tim Meadows, Michael Torpey, Alexandra Dickson, Matt Pavich, Connor Ratliff, Rob Riggle, Christopher McDonald, Alex Knight, Rob Corddry, P.L. Brown, Pam Murphy, Chris Parnell, Cassandra Morris, Ali Barthwell

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