REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER CONTINUES ITS
17TH SEASON AUGUST 23, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
Katie Porter Is The Top-Of-Show Interview Guest;
Kevin Williamson Is The Mid-Show Interview Guest;
Heidi Heitkamp, Eric Klinenberg And Michael Smerconish Are The Roundtable Guests
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 17th season FRIDAY, AUG. 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 12:30 a.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests. Congresswoman Katie Porter is the top-of-show interview guest. Reporter, columnist and author Kevin Williamson is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are former Democratic senator from North Dakota and author Heidi Heitkamp, professor and author Eric Klinenberg and SiriusXM and CNN host and author Michael Smerconish.
The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms.
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER has been renewed through 2020.
Politico has hailed Maher as "a pugnacious debater and a healthy corrective to the claptrap of cable news," while Variety noted, "There may not be a more eclectic guest list on all of television."
Maher headlined his first special on the network in 1989 and has starred in 11 HBO solo specials to date.
The executive producers of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER are Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Dean Johnsen, Billy Martin; co-executive producer, Chris Kelly; producers, Matt Wood, TJ Baldino; associate producer, Miles Leicher; director, Paul Casey.