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LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
Air Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019
Time Slot: 11:00 PM-11:30 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#150/601) "EPISODE 150"
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EMMY(R) WINNER LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER BEGINS ITS SIXTH SEASON FEB. 17, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, the Emmy(R)-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER begins its sixth season SUNDAY, FEB. 17 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms.

The series has been renewed through 2020.

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 Oliver's topical commentary.

The series received four Primetime Emmys(R) in 2018, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series for the third year in a row, as well as Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Interactive Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.

In 2017, the show also won four Emmys(R), including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Interactive Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming. In 2016, it received three Primetime Emmys(R), including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is executive produced by John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday and James Taylor; director, Paul Pennolino.

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LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/27/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2019)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 11:00 PM-11:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (30 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through 2020 (the show's seventh of 30 episodes) on 9/12/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, January 2019) LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER will return for its sixth season SUNDAY, FEB. 17 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, the show received four Primetime Emmys(R) in 2018, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series for the third year in a row.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· John Oliver as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· James Taylor as EP
· John Oliver as EP
· Jon Thoday as EP
· Liz Stanton as EP
· Paul Pennolino as DIR
· Tim Carvell as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Avalon Television
· Sixteen String Jack Productions