Wearing his best Florida gear, John Oliver implored Floridians to help make up for their own mistakes by passing an amendment that would return voting rights to felons.
After her anti-immigrant monologue, John Oliver made it perfectly clear that he believes Fox News host Laura Ingraham is racist.
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.
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.
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.'"
On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver had some choice words for the media’s coverage of Saturday night’s tragic attacks in London, in which seven people were killed and many more injured. The media repeatedly said that the U.K. was “under siege” or that it was “reeling” from the attacks, but Oliver contended, “To say it’s under siege and its people are reeling is to imply that it’s weak enough to be brought to its knees by three monumental a**holes.”