John Oliver had some fun with CBS's Gayle King for her coverage of the royal wedding, Bishop Michael Curry's sermon, and Queen Elizabeth's understanding of love.
John Oliver has a koala chlamydia ward named after him at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital thanks to a donation made by Russell Crowe. A few weeks back on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host revealed that the show had bought several pieces of Crowe’s movie memorabilia at his “divorce auction” with the plan to donate the memorabilia to a Blockbuster in Anchorage, Alaska. Touched by Oliver’s kindness, Crowe decided to donate the money Oliver paid for the items to the zoo. I’ve had a eureka moment on how to use @iamjohnoliver from @LastWeekTonight auction money . ...
The Peabody Awards board of jurors has announced the nine entertainment winners, including children’s and youth programming, for series released in 2017. Netflix leads with three honorees — “A Series of Unfortunate Events” starring Neil Patrick Harris, which won for children and youth programming; mockumentary “American Vandal” about a high school prank; and stand-up special […]
John Oliver demonstrated how easy it is to open a crisis pregnancy center and legally present yourself as a medical facility in order to lie to women considering abortion.
Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, and shows from "The Simpsons" to "The Big Bang Theory" honor Stephen Hawking, the only person to ever play themself in the "Star Trek" franchise.
John Oliver rips corporations' shameless pandering in connection with International Women's Day, as well as news coverage and Vladimir Putin's speech.
After John Oliver thanked Oprah in his 2017 Emmys acceptance speech, she met him backstage, and things got sweet but awkward.
On "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver got in plenty of shots at the NRA's online streaming site, NRATV, which has programming targeting women and discouraging marijuana use.
Oliver offers Meghan Markle some warnings, and says, "I would not blame her if she pulled out of this at the last minute."
British talk show host John Oliver grilled Dustin Hoffman over the allegations of sexual harassment against him during an awkward 45-minute on-stage Q&A in New York last night.
On "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver showed commercials starring "the Catheter Cowboy" that he plans to air on "Fox and Friends."
On "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Kim was struggling with overeating, so she hired a bodybuilder to help her diet and exercise.
On "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver discussed the opioid crisis, saying Trump's plan to use an advertising campaign to help addicts isn't really a plan at all.
On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took aim at the Motion Picture Academy for kicking out Harvey Weinstein but not Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, or Mel Gibson.
Netflix and HBO may have had the most nominations; Veep, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Big Little Lies may have won the most major awards; but the person most on the minds and tongues of those with microphones at Sunday night’s Emmys Awards was President Trump. And before you dive down to the comments section to tell me that’s why you didn’t watch the show hosted by Stephen Colbert and that Hollywood is full of libtards, let me say I understand your reaction completely. ...
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. This year it was nommed for eight Primetime Emmys, including Outsanding Variety Talk Series, and already had won two: Best Picture Editing and Best Interactive Program. Last year it won three Emmys including Best Variety Talk…
On "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," the host was more than skeptical of Trump’s consistent promises of happiness about government policy. It was something that Trump promised reporter Chuck Todd when Todd asked him about the details on rolling back the immigration program DACA.
On "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," the host addressed the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Va., and President Trump's response.
As Stephen Colbert grilled his friend, John Oliver squirmed in his chair, saying things like, "You're torturing me" and "I'm in Hell." Oliver wanted to joke about it all, saying, "All I have is a sequence of thoughts in my head — 'Oh, this would be funny to say, this would be funny, this would be interesting.' And then another thing going, 'You're dead if it happens.'"