Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is an American late-night talk and news comedy television program hosted by comedian John Oliver.[1]

The half-hour-long show premiered on Sunday, April 27, 2014, on HBO.[2] Last Week Tonight is like Comedy Central's The Daily Show as it takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events, but on a weekly basis.[1]

In September 2017, HBO announced that the show had been renewed for three additional seasons of 30 episodes each, keeping the show on the air through 2020.[3] The fifth season premiered on February 18, 2018.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Patten, Dominic (February 12, 2014). "HBO Sets Name & Date For John Oliver Debut". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on February 14, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. O'Connell, Michael (February 12, 2014). "John Oliver's HBO Series Gets Name, April Premiere". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  3. Koblin, John (September 12, 2017). "John Oliver Extends HBO Contract Through 2020". The New York Times. Retrieved September 12, 2017.