John Oliver blasted Jeff Sessions for using a nonapplicable Bible verse to defend separating children from their parents — and pointed out the administration's hypocrisy in doing so.
According to Oliver, O.J. Simpson's defense consisted of a strategy "to sway a jury by building a wild, implausible conspiracy that the system is corrupted."
Lily Tomlin, William Shatner, Rita Moreno, Fred Willard, and Cloris Leachman visited "Last Week Tonight" to warn against elder abuse and ... hippos.
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 commercial will air in the Washington D.C. market and encourages Trump to stick with the existing Iran nuclear deal.
Oliver bought thousands of dollars of Russell Crowe movie memorabilia so that the last Blockbuster in Anchorage, Alaska, can display it and maybe attract some customers.
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.
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.
While Oliver was cautious about celebrating the dismissal, Mr Nutter Butter was more than happy to rub the news in the face of Robert Murray.
John Oliver reminds the rest of the world that America isn't just the country of Donald Trump but the country of people "profoundly embarrassed by him."
On "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver showed commercials starring "the Catheter Cowboy" that he plans to air on "Fox and Friends."
On "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver asked "This Is Us" to help increase the USPS's popularity with educational messages in storylines.
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 With John Oliver," the host thought it was absurd that there are a reported 1,500 Confederate memorials in the U.S, including more than 700 statues and 10 military bases.
On "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," the host discussed how small businesses are being crushed or swallowed up by big ones. He pointed out that some small-sounding companies actually aren’t and even brought his own show into it.
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.
"Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" tackled the terrifying reality that there is more than 71,000 tons of nuclear waste just sitting around the nation's 104 nuclear reactors.
On "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," the host addressed the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Va., and President Trump's response.
On “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” Oliver discussed President Trump's plan to increase the number of Border Patrol agents by 25 percent. Oliver says hiring 5,000 agents quickly would hurt the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency.
Rather than go after Alex Jones for his far-right rhetoric, John Oliver went after him for profiting from fearmongering.