Watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

In this current events satire series, comic John Oliver presents timely topics in his trademark combative, energetic and usually profane style. Oliver tackles political, economic, cultural and other subjects, and he doesn't go easy on any of them. The series airs on HBO.

Sunday 11:00 PM et/pt on HBO
5 Seasons, 136 Episodes
April 27, 2014
Comedy, News
9.0/10
Cast: John Oliver, David Kaye
Ad
i
Watch Episodes
News
Clips & Extras

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Full Episode Guide

  • John Oliver hosts this series that takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

  • Main story: Mexican elections; plus, Trump's flip-flop on separating illegal immigrant families; Norway's 7-Eleven condom ads; And Now: Local News is Concerned About Teens.

  • Main story: China; plus, the Week in Trump; And Now: Senator Chuck Schumer is Caught in an Endless Graduation-Speech Time Loop.

  • Main story: Stupid Watergate update; plus, North Korea summit; Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte; And Now: Julie Chen has a Few Questions for the Audience of "The Talk"; Parliamentary footage issue.

  • Main story: Guardianship for senior citizens; plus, North Korea summit; Russian journalist's staged death; Royal Family expert Thomas J. Mace-Archer-Mills, Esq.; And Now: The Very British Put-Downs of Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow.

  • Main story: The addiction treatment industry is dangerously unregulated; plus, coverage of the Royal Wedding; and the planned North Korea summit is in jeopardy.

  • Main story: John Oliver discusses the devastating economic crisis in Venezuela; plus, more trouble for Trumps lawyer Michael Cohen; local news gets real about Mothers Day.

  • Main story: Rudy Giuliani; plus, West Virginia Senatorial candidate Don Blankenship; And Now: The Inevitable Consequences of Combining Local News and the Fifth of May; Russell Crowe memorabilia update.

  • Main story: corporate taxes; plus, James Comey interview; Michael Cohen raid; And Now: Ari Melber, Rap Genius; Alaska's last Blockbuster store; Russell Crowe memorabilia.

  • Main story: Crisis pregnancy centers; plus, embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt; Hungarian election; And Now: Coming Up on "The Doctors.'

  • Main story: Americas dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone; plus, Sinclair Broadcasting forces local TV news to air pro-Trump propaganda; Egypts sham presidential election.

  • Main story: John Oliver looks at Mike Pence's past and creates his own childrens book about a rabbit to compete with Pences bunny book; plus, Trump fires Rex Tillerson; the Russian spy poisoning case; Putin wins re-election.

  • Main story: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies; plus, the Week in Trump; the creepy side to International Women's Day; And Now: An MSNBC Guest, Brought on to Discuss Gary Cohn's Departure, Can't Get Over "The Bachelor" finale.

  • John Oliver hosts this comedy series that takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

  • Main story: Italian election; plus, Trump's idea to arm teachers; Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump Jr. in India; And Now: The Quiet Pain of Rachael Ray.

  • Main story: Trump vs. the World; plus, Parkland school shooting; leadership scandals in South Africa, Australia and Israel.

  • [HBO] HD. John Oliver hosts this comedy series that takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

  • [HBO] HD. Main story: Economic development; plus, the latest on "Stupid Watergate;" And Now: Morning Shows Celebrating Halloween; the USPS on TV.

  • Main story: Floods; plus, opioid epidemic; Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore; Australian vote on legalizing same-sex marriage; And Now: Meat Loaf Butchering "America the Beautiful."

  • Main story: Equifax; plus, Harvey Weinstein scandal; Trump's latest strikes at Obamacare and the Iran nuclear deal; And Now: Pumpkin Spice Latte.

  • Main story: Confederate symbols are still celebrated despite the ugly history they symbolize; plus, Rex Tillerson reportedly calls Trump a 'moron'; Theresa May and Harvey Weinstein's bad week.

  • Main story: Forensic science flaws; plus, Trump's response to Puerto Rico; tax reform plan; And Now: Guy Fieri Gives a Surprisingly Detailed Tour of His Favorite Place on Earth.

  • Big businesses are getting even bigger thanks to a rise in corporate mergers--and that could make you want to destroy your cable box.

  • Main story: As nuclear tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and North Korea, LWT enlists ''Weird Al'' Yankovic to perform some accordion-based diplomacy; plus, bipartisan criticism of Trump's failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists at Virginia rally.

  • Main story: Trump's plan to hire 5,000 more Border Patrol agents could lead to corruption and misconduct; plus, Trump's leaked phone calls; Stephen Miller's feud with the press.

  • Main story: Alex Jones; plus, Trump Transgender military ban; Sen. McCain's dramatic Obamacare repeal vote; amusing press coverage of Anthony Scaramucci's expletive-filled interview.

  • Main story: Sinclair Broadcast Group's conservative takeover of local TV news; plus, Trump's travel ban; and Last Week Tonight unveils its collection of presidential wax statues and brings Warren G. Harding's incredible life story to the big screen.

  • Main story: vaccines; plus, Trump on Comey tapes; health-care bill update; And Now: The Ongoing Controversy Over WNEP 16 Scranton's Backyard Train.

  • The Senate Republicans' quiet progress on a new version of the American Health Care Act; increasing issues surrounding the coal mining industry in the United States.

  • The new discoveries from former FBI Director James Comey's testimony; the U.K.'s process of leaving the European Union after a divisive election.

  • Topics include the position of Londoners after the recent terrorist attacks, Russian President Vladimir Putin's response to accusations of U.S. election hacking and the implications of President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Agreement.

  • A week of bad news in Washington, D.C., for the White House, including Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to the Russians, James Comey's memos and the Trump-Russia investigation, is discussed.

  • Main story: kidney dialysis; plus, Trump's firing of FBI director James Comey; an update on New Zealand/Eminem lawsuit; And Now: Terrible Pizzas That New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English Would Probably Enjoy.

  • Topics include Eminem's copyright infringement lawsuit against the ruling party of New Zealand, the U.S. House of Representatives' hasty approval of the AHCA, and how the chief of the FCC threatens the future of net neutrality.

  • Main story: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner hold an incredible amount of political power. That's troubling considering their lack of experience; plus, Trump's confusing policy toward North Korea; Turkish referendum gives sweeping new powers to their president; Bill O'Reilly: A Life in Television.

  • Main story: The presidential election in France could determine the political future of Europe; plus, Sean Spicer's latest gaffe; Trump on the U.S. missile strike in Syria and the use of the 'MOAB' in Afghanistan.

  • Examining the varied media reactions to President Trump's missile strike in Syria; in the midst of sexual harassment allegations, Fox News loses advertisers; the effects of gerrymandering on voters.

  • Main story: the U.S. Federal Budget; plus, Trump's awkward meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and more; And Now: Morning News Shows Celebrating St. Patrick's Day Literally the Only Way They Know How; And Now: A Special St. Patrick's Day Moment From Fox & Friends; traffic zebras in Bolivia.

  • Topics include international reactions to International Women's Day, what WikiLeaks revealed about the CIA and a detailed look at the potential impact of the American Health Care Act.

  • John Oliver heads to India to talk to the Dalai Lama about Tibet.

  • Last week's activities of the Trump administration including plans to crack down on immigration and the withdrawal of federal guidelines on transgender bathroom use; the current status of the Affordable Care Act; Supreme Court update.

  • President Trump's domination of the week's news cycle overshadows other news including the assassination of Kim Jong Un's half-brother and the possible motives behind President Trump's soft spot for Russia and Vladmir Putin.

  • Donald Trump spreads a lot of false information thanks to his daily consumption of morning cable news. If only we could sneak some facts into the president’s media diet.

Watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Online - Watch online anytime anywhere: Stream, Download, Buy, Rent

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is currently available to watch and stream on HBO. You can also stream, download, buy, rent Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, HBO GO, HBO NOW, Google Play, DIRECTV NOW online.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver News

John Oliver Regrets Confronting Dustin Hoffman

But it's not because Oliver thinks Hoffman didn't deserve it.

Alec Baldwin Doesn't Like John Oliver's Show (or Does He?)

Baldwin criticized show's like Oliver's for their tough confrontation of recent sexual harassment issues.

John Oliver Spars with Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Harassment Claims

The HBO host confronted the veteran actor about allegations during a panel discussion.

John Oliver Has a Warning for French Voters

Don't make the same mistake Americans did, he says.

John Oliver Mocks Trump and O'Reilly at the Same Time

The host makes an ad to educate both men on the meaning of sexual harassment.

John Oliver Returns with Scathing Attack on Nunes

HBO's political show host comes back from hiatus, and he's as feisty as ever.

John Oliver Asks Edward Snowden About Dick Pics in Challenging Interview

John Oliver kept it light but also took Snowden to task on what he's done.

Watch John Oliver Launch Fish at Everyone on TV

Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon, Joel McHale, Dwight Howard...nobody is safe from the Salmon Cannon.

John Oliver Rants Against Pumpkin Spice Everything [VIDEO]

Finally, a topic we can all agree on!

Watch John Oliver Eviscerate Dr. Oz Over Fake Diet Pills

Dr. Oz, meet Dr. Oliver. Okay, so comedian John Oliver isn't actually a doctor, but he is a pretty smart guy. Smart enough to know that the "miracle" diet pills that Dr. Oz endorses on his show are completely useless, anyway. Dr. Oz had a rough week when he went in front of a Congressional panel for a hearing about Pure Green Coffee Beans and Oz's endorsement of them on his television show.

John Oliver's HBO Series Pulls Strong Ratings Thanks to 'Game of Thrones,' Available to Watch Online Free

Looks like John Oliver owes the Lannisters a debt of his own. "Last Week Tonight," HBO's newest offering, pulled in strong ratings in its 11pm time slot following "Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley" and "Veep" with one million viewers, actually improving on its lead-in. "Game of Thrones" likely contributed to both shows with a very strong 6.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Video Clips & Extras

Lost Graphics Vol. 3 (Web Exclusive): Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (03:03) Gene Editing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (19:39) Mexican Elections: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (20:09) Xi Jinping: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (20:26) Stupid Watergate II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (17:50) Guardianship: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (16:02) Rehab: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (19:07) Venezuela: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Clip (19:33)