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Bill Maher hosts this live one-hour talk show that features a monologue, roundtable discussions and special guests.

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Bill Maher returns for the 19th hit season of his award-winning HBO comedy/talk series.

May 28, 2021: Bob Costas, Nicholas Kristof, James Carville
566. May 28, 2021: Bob Costas, Nicholas Kristof, James Carville

Guests: Bob Costas, Nicholas Kristof, James Carville.

June 4, 2021: Rep. Ritchie Torres, John Kasich, Chris Matthews
567. June 4, 2021: Rep. Ritchie Torres, John Kasich, Chris Matthews

Guests: Rep. Ritchie Torres, John Kasich, Chris Matthews.

June 11, 2021: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Rachel Bitecofer, Rob Reiner
568. June 11, 2021: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Rachel Bitecofer, Rob Reiner

Guests: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Rachel Bitecofer, Rob Reiner.

June 18, 2021: Nikki Glaser, Paul Begala, Jane Coaston
569. June 18, 2021: Nikki Glaser, Paul Begala, Jane Coaston

Guests: Nikki Glaser, Paul Begala, Jane Coaston.

June 25, 2021: Quentin Tarantino, Max Brooks, Dan Carlin
570. June 25, 2021: Quentin Tarantino, Max Brooks, Dan Carlin

Guests: Quentin Tarantino, Max Brooks, Dan Carlin.

July 30, 2021: Eric Adams, Joshua Green, Rep. Stacey Plaskett
571. July 30, 2021: Eric Adams, Joshua Green, Rep. Stacey Plaskett

Guests: Democratic nominee for NYC Mayor Eric Adams; journalist Joshua Green; Re...

August 6, 2021: Donna de Varona, Ben Shapiro, Malcolm Nance
572. August 6, 2021: Donna de Varona, Ben Shapiro, Malcolm Nance

Guests: Donna de Varona, Ben Shapiro, Malcolm Nance.

August 13, 2021: Martin Short, Steve Martin, Donna Brazile
573. August 13, 2021: Martin Short, Steve Martin, Donna Brazile

Guests: Martin Short & Steve Martin, Donna Brazile, Michael Moynihan.

August 20, 2021: Andrew Sullivan, Jackie Calmes, Max Rose
574. August 20, 2021: Andrew Sullivan, Jackie Calmes, Max Rose

Guests: Andrew Sullivan, Jackie Calmes, Max Rose.

August 27, 2021: Craig Whitlock, Katty Kay, Ralph Reed
575. August 27, 2021: Craig Whitlock, Katty Kay, Ralph Reed

Guests: Craig Whitlock, Katty Kay, Ralph Reed.

Sept. 10, 2021: Barbara Lee, Christina Bellantoni, George F. Will
576. Sept. 10, 2021: Barbara Lee, Christina Bellantoni, George F. Will

Guests: Rep. Barbara Lee, Christina Bellantoni, George F. Will.

September 17, 2021: Anne Applebaum, Gillian Tett, Dan Savage
577. September 17, 2021: Anne Applebaum, Gillian Tett, Dan Savage

Guests: Anne Applebaum, Gillian Tett, Dan Savage.

September 24, 2021: Tristan Harris, Jennifer Rubin, Richard Ojeda
578. September 24, 2021: Tristan Harris, Jennifer Rubin, Richard Ojeda

Guests: Tristan Harris, Jennifer Rubin, Richard Ojeda.

October 1, 2021: Steven Van Zandt, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Taibbi
579. October 1, 2021: Steven Van Zandt, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Taibbi

Guests: Steven Van Zandt, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Taibbi.

October 8, 2021: Steven Pinker, Robert Costa, Michael Render
580. October 8, 2021: Steven Pinker, Robert Costa, Michael Render

Guests: Steven Pinker, Robert Costa, Michael Render (aka Killer Mike).

October 22, 2021: Saru Jayaraman, Andrew Yang, John McWhorter
581. October 22, 2021: Saru Jayaraman, Andrew Yang, John McWhorter

Guests: Saru Jayaraman, Andrew Yang, John McWhorter.

October 29, 2021: Sean Spicer, Caitlin Flanagan, Sen. Chris Coons
582. October 29, 2021: Sean Spicer, Caitlin Flanagan, Sen. Chris Coons

Guests: Sean Spicer, Caitlin Flanagan, Sen. Chris Coons.

November 5, 2021: Amy Klobuchar, Glenn Loury, Michael Eric Dyson
583. November 5, 2021: Amy Klobuchar, Glenn Loury, Michael Eric Dyson

Guests: Senator Amy Klobuchar, Glenn Loury, Michael Eric Dyson.

November 12, 2021: Kevin O'Leary, Tavis Smiley, Rep. Adam Schiff
584. November 12, 2021: Kevin O'Leary, Tavis Smiley, Rep. Adam Schiff

Guests: Kevin O'Leary, Tavis Smiley, Rep. Adam Schiff.

November 19, 2021: Fareed Zakaria, Chris Christie, Eric Adams
585. November 19, 2021: Fareed Zakaria, Chris Christie, Eric Adams

Guests: Fareed Zakaria, Chris Christie, Eric Adams.

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About This Series

Bill Maher hosts this live one-hour talk series that features an opening monologue, 'roundtable discussions with Maher and a guest forum, segments with other special guests, and Maher's 'New Rules' segment that exposes society's most absurd habits and institutions.

Cast and Crew

Starring: Bill Maher, Rod Stewart, Ian Bremmer, Jane Harman, Chloe Maxmin, Paul Begala, Michele Tafoya, Fran Lebowitz, Ali Velshi, Doug Jones, Bob Odenkirk, Mary Katharine Ham, Caitlin Flanagan, David Mamet, Nancy MacLean, David Leonhardt, Nicole Perlroth, Laura Coates, Andrew Yang, Julia Ioffe, John Heilemann, Sen. Jon Tester, Ernest Moniz, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Max Brooks, Kenneth Branagh, Frank Bruni, Batya Ungar-Sargon, Rep. Ruben Gallego, Bret Stephens, Chloé Valdary, Brooke Jenkins, John Avlon, Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Ricky Williams, Vivek Ramaswamy, Marianne Williamson, Rep. Ro Khanna, Johann Hari, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Ira Glasser, Fiona Hill, Matt Welch, Rep. Ritchie Torres, Timothy Snyder, Bari Weiss, Fareed Zakaria, Chris Christie, Eric Adams, Kevin O'Leary, Tavis Smiley, Rep. Adam Schiff, Amy Klobuchar, Glenn Loury, Michael Eric Dyson, Sean Spicer, Sen. Chris Coons, Saru Jayaraman, John McWhorter, Steven Van Zandt, Matt Taibbi, Tristan Harris, Jennifer Rubin, Richard Ojeda, Anne Applebaum, Gillian Tett, Dan Savage, Barbara Lee, Christina Bellantoni, George F. Will, Craig Whitlock, Katty Kay, Ralph Reed, Andrew Sullivan, Jackie Calmes, Max Rose, Martin Short, Steve Martin, Donna Brazile, Michael Moynihan, Donna de Varona, Ben Shapiro, Malcolm Nance, Quentin Tarantino, Dan Carlin, Nikki Glaser, Jane Coaston, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Rachel Bitecofer, Rob Reiner, John Kasich, Chris Matthews, Bob Costas, Nicholas Kristof, James Carville

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