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[07/16/15 - 11:14 AM]
HBO Receives 126 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Game of Thrones" led all nominees with 24 nominations, while "Olive Kitteridge" received 13 nominations, and "Bessie" received 12 nominations.

[07/07/15 - 12:48 PM]
HBO Series Hit Record Highs, While Summer Shows Off to Strong Start
HBO spins the numbers for the year to date.

[05/06/15 - 10:07 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for the 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Said event will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/27/15 - 02:06 PM]
The Reign of "Thrones" Continues as Premiere Episode Outpaces Previous Season
HBO further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[02/17/15 - 11:30 AM]
HBO Renews "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for Two More Seasons
Consisting of 35 shows apiece, season three will run on HBO in 2016, to be followed by season four in 2017.

[02/03/15 - 09:19 AM]
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Kicks Off Its Second Season Feb. 8 on HBO
The show is the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night.

[12/09/14 - 09:19 AM]
MTV's College Network Names Kaci Hickox and John Oliver 2014 "Woman and Man of the Year"
Every year, mtvU awards its "Woman and Man of the Year" recognition to pioneering leaders in the worlds of music, activism, pop culture and politics.

[11/13/14 - 07:11 AM]
Betty Who to Make Award Show Debut on Logo TV's 2014 "New Now Next Awards" Live from Miami on Sunday, December 7 at 8PM ET/PT
The special will also feature appearances from Laverne Cox, Charli XCX, Meghan Trainor, Nick Jonas, A Great Big World, Tyler Oakley and Lance Bass.

[11/10/14 - 06:29 AM]
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Will Return for Its Second Season on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary on the previous week's events, pre-taped pieces and an interview.

[06/16/14 - 11:51 AM]
"Game of Thrones" Ascends 32% vs. Last Year, Wrapping Up Impressive Second Quarter for HBO
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15 plus the quarter to date.

[05/19/14 - 12:21 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Triumphs with Another Series High; "Veep" Voted to Season High; and "Silicon Valley" and "John Oliver" Remain Strong
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, May 18.

[04/28/14 - 08:16 AM]
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" - First Edition Now Available in Its Entirety on YouTube
Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, each edition of the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary on the previous week's events, pre-taped pieces and an interview.

[03/07/14 - 02:18 PM]
Video: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Preview (HBO)
The series will debut on Sunday, April 27 at 11:00/10:00c on the pay channel.

[02/12/14 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Confirms Title and Launch Date for John Oliver's New Show: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" to Debut April 27
The show will be produced for HBO by Avalon Television, with John Oliver, Tim Carvell, James Taylor and Jon Thoday serving as executive producers, and Liz Stanton producing.

[11/14/13 - 12:45 PM]
John Oliver to Star in a Weekly Topical Comedy Series for HBO Starting Next Year
Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, the weekly show will debut on Sunday nights.







LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/27/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2015)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 11:00 PM-11:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (35 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2016-17 season (the show's third & fourth of 35 episodes) on 2/17/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, February 2015) HBO has renewed LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER for its third and fourth seasons, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. Consisting of 35 shows apiece, season three will run on HBO in 2016, to be followed by season four in 2017. "We are incredibly proud to have John as part of the HBO family," said Lombardo. "His unique ability to deliver socially significant commentary week after week, along with his innate comedic brilliance, puts John in a class by himself." 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 returned for its 35-episode second season Feb. 8, debuting new shows Sunday night (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The show 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 on the previous week's events, pre-taped pieces and occasional guests.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· John Oliver as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Diane Fitzgerald as PROD
· James Taylor as EP
· Jim Hoskinson as DIR
· John Oliver as EP
· Jon Thoday as EP
· Liz Stanton as CO-EP
· Tim Carvell as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Avalon Television