LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
CONCLUDES ITS SECOND SEASON NOV. 22,
EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER concludes its 35-show second season with a new edition SUNDAY, NOV. 22 (11:00-11:35 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. This week's topics include a return to normalcy for the French, the U.S. anti-refugee rhetoric, the penny nuisance and a look back at highlights of this season.
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 22 (1:40 a.m.), 23 (1:50 a.m.), 25 (12:05 a.m.) and 26 (noon)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 23 (7:30 p.m.), 24 (9:30 p.m.), 27 (7:00 p.m.), 28 (11:30 p.m.) and 29 (7:20 p.m.)
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is also available on HBO NOW and HBO GO.
The show returns with season three in February on HBO, to be followed by season four in 2017.
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary, pre-taped pieces and occasional guests.
The show received an Emmy(R) in the category of Outstanding Interactive Program, and was nominated for four Primetime Emmys(R) overall this year, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. The show previously received a Writers Guild Award in the category of Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series.
Hailing LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER as "2014's best show," the Huffington Post called it "one of the defining conversation starters in both popular culture and news media," praising "a winning star, astute tactics and a self-awareness that's remarkably on point." In addition, it was named to "best of" lists for 2014 by the AP, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, TIME, Vanity Fair, the Boston Globe, the Detroit News, Rolling Stone and the San Francisco Chronicle, among many others. Videos featuring content from the show, as well as original material designed exclusively for the web, have been viewed by millions of people.
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is produced for HBO by Avalon Television; executive producers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Jon Thoday, James Taylor; co-executive producer, Liz Stanton; producer, Diane Fitzgerald; director, Jim Hoskinson.