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HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

By | March 10, 2014 at 11:12 am | No comments

The absurdly brilliant promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has finally arrived. The former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be on HBO to deliver the latest breaking news stories…"eventually." After a fantastic stint of filling in for Jon Stewart...

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John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We reported back in November that beloved Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent John Oliver would leave the Comedy Central program to host his own weekly show on HBO. The premium cable network announced that Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will debut on Sunday, April 27....

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

By | November 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I discuss the Monty Python reunion, the sad cancelation of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, why John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show, the future of The Simpsons and many more comedy news tidbits. We also talk a lot about strip...

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John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:06 pm | No comments

It was just announced that John Oliver, former fill-in host and frequent correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will host is own weekly topical comedy series on Sunday nights on HBO. No specifics have been made as to what type of show it will be, if it will follow a...

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John Oliver will return to ‘Community’ for its fifth season

John Oliver will return to ‘Community’ for its fifth season

By | September 13, 2013 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Community fans rejoice! Your favorite community college psychology professor is returning to Greendale! John Oliver has signed on for six episodes of the show's fifth season. Oliver plays British-born professor Dr. Ian Duncan. He has inexplicably not appeared in the NBC show's...

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Jon Stewart returns to The Daily Show and becomes a smurf, Hitler, Larry the Cable Guy (Videos)

Jon Stewart returns to The Daily Show and becomes a smurf, Hitler, Larry the Cable Guy (Videos)

By | September 4, 2013 at 9:36 am | One comment

After a summer in the Middle East directing his first film, Jon Stewart returned to hosting duties last night at The Daily Show. Viewers were treated to an extended intro that found interim host John Oliver and correspondent Jessica Williams desperately attempting to transform...

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How Jon Stewart really spent his summer vacation (Video)

How Jon Stewart really spent his summer vacation (Video)

By | August 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm | No comments

While Jon Stewart will return to The Daily Show on Sept. 3, there's still a lot of questions as to what exactly he was doing during his summer vacation. Ok, not really. We know he was in the Middle East directing his first movie. But what fun is reality, ya know? Over the course...

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John Oliver and Daily Show comedians perform for American troops in the Middle East (Photos)

John Oliver and Daily Show comedians perform for American troops in the Middle East (Photos)

By | August 27, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

You would think after hosting The Daily Show for the entire summer while Jon Stewart was away directing his first movie, John Oliver would take some time off to unwind. But he and fellow Daily Show co-horts – comedians/writers/producers Rory Albanese, Adam Lowitt and Elliott...

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Rob Riggle, Wyatt Cenac return to Daily Show to blast John Oliver on his last day (Video)

Rob Riggle, Wyatt Cenac return to Daily Show to blast John Oliver on his last day (Video)

By | August 16, 2013 at 12:25 pm | No comments

Last night we bid adieu to John Oliver as host of The Daily Show. Like saying goodbye to a much loved substitute teacher, the parting was bittersweet; we can't deny our excitement at seeing our old leader return from paternity leave (a movie is kind of a baby when you think...

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