Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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  • 2014
  • 8 Seasons
  • 8.8  (84,903)

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.

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Significant Special
32. Significant Special
December 6, 2021
John Oliver explores the lost world of snack-sponsored video games, and pitches some ideas to today's snack brands.
November 14, 2021
31. November 14, 2021
November 14, 2021
John Oliver discusses union busting, and why companies who do it face so few consequences; plus, an update on the insurrection.
November 7, 2021
30. November 7, 2021
November 7, 2021
John Oliver discusses the state of the nation’s power grid; plus, how world leaders aren’t living up to their promises on climate action.
October 31, 2021
29. October 31, 2021
October 31, 2021
With homelessness increasing nationwide, John Oliver examines the way we discuss the unhoused; plus, a look at Biden’s spending plan.
October 24, 2021
28. October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021
Taiwan’s history of being governed by other countries, and its relationship with China; plus, why some cops are refusing vaccinations.
October 17, 2021
27. October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021
John Oliver reveals the brave local car dealership that agreed to produce Last Week Tonight's commercial script, sight unseen.
October 10, 2021
26. October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021
John Oliver discusses how misinformation spreads among immigrant diaspora communities, how little some platforms have done to stop it, and, most importantly, how to have a very good morning.
October 3, 2021
25. October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021
John Oliver discusses PFAS---a class of chemicals linked to an array of health issues---and why their widespread use isnt as magical as it may seem.
September 26, 2021
24. September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021
John Oliver hosts this comedy series that takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics and more.
September 12, 2021
23. September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021
John Oliver discusses the longtime leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko; plus, what a new abortion law in Texas means for Roe v. Wade.
August 22, 2021
22. August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021
John Oliver discusses the end of America’s war with Afghanistan, and the humanitarian crisis being left behind.
August 15, 2021
21. August 15, 2021
August 15, 2021
John Oliver discusses ransomware attacks, why they’re on the rise, and what can be done about them; plus, the spread of the Delta variant.
August 8, 2021
20. August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021
How the Sackler family has been handling lawsuits related to the opioid crisis; plus, Russia’s participation in the Tokyo Olympics.
August 1, 2021
19. August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021
John Oliver explains how emergency medical services function in the U.S., why they can be so expensive, and what we can do to fix things.
July 25, 2021
18. July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021
John Oliver breaks down the history of housing discrimination in the U.S.; plus, John is headed back to the studio and makes a new friend.
June 27, 2021
17. June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021
Health Care Sharing Ministries, or HCSMs, advertise themselves as a more affordable, faith-based alternative to health insurance. But John Oliver explains some of the massive limitations these plans can have.
June 20, 2021
16. June 20, 2021
June 20, 2021
How PACE, a program meant to pay for environmentally-friendly home renovations, is fundamentally flawed; plus, John talks Tokyo Olympics.
June 13, 2021
15. June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021
How the failure to air-condition prisons can cause health issues for incarcerated people; plus, a look at the NYC mayoral candidates.
June 6, 2021
14. June 6, 2021
June 6, 2021
John Oliver discusses the large and diverse group of people who fall under the term "Asian American", the history of the model minority stereotype, and why our conversations on the subject need to be better-informed.
May 23, 2021
13. May 23, 2021
May 23, 2021
John Oliver explains why the integrity of local news is so important; plus, how some red states are trying to overturn Roe v. Wade.
May 16, 2021
12. May 16, 2021
May 16, 2021
John Oliver examines why ''stand your ground'' laws were created. Plus, a look at the past weeks events in Israel.
May 9, 2021
11. May 9, 2021
May 9, 2021
Main story: The ways Black hair can be a target of discrimination; plus, the race for governor in California, and GOP voter suppression.
May 2, 2021
10. May 2, 2021
May 2, 2021
Main story: Why some people dont want to get the COVID-19 vaccine; plus, when governments try to tweet; Dana Perino grew up on a ranch.
April 18, 2021
9. April 18, 2021
April 18, 2021
Main story: Why people file for bankruptcy and how difficult the process can be; plus, a look at police brutality in the U.S.
April 11, 2021
8. April 11, 2021
April 11, 2021
Main story: Why nursing homes and assisted living facilities need fixing; plus, the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program; Matt Gaetz and Venmo; R.I.P. Yahoo! Answers.
April 4, 2021
7. April 4, 2021
April 4, 2021
Main story: How national debt works and why it might be more helpful that you think; plus, Giuliani freaks over Lil Nas X; Amazon's anti-union tactics; Peeps and Pepsi form an unholy alliance.
March 21, 2021
6. March 21, 2021
March 21, 2021
Comedian John Oliver returns for Season 8 of his acclaimed half-hour series.
March 14, 2021
5. March 14, 2021
March 14, 2021
Main story: Where Tucker Carlson came from and why he's admired by white nationalists; plus, reaction to the Biden COVID-19 relief bill.
March 7, 2021
4. March 7, 2021
March 7, 2021
Main story: The many obstacles that impede access to unemployment benefits; plus, Fox News freaks out over Dr. Seuss; Texas lifts its mask mandate; Neil Cavuto really loves Adele.
February 28, 2021
3. February 28, 2021
February 28, 2021
In only 30 minutes, comedian John Oliver covers the news, politics and current events of the week in this Emmy-winning variety series.
February 21, 2021
2. February 21, 2021
February 21, 2021
Comedian John Oliver hosts an in-depth, satirical look at developments from the past seven days in news, politics and current events.
February 14, 2021
1. February 14, 2021
February 14, 2021
Main story: What could cause the next pandemic, what we can do to avoid it, and why you shouldnt kiss pigs; plus, fallout from Trump's second impeachment trial.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

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Description

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.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (242 episodes). The series first aired on April 27, 2014.

Where to Watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is available for streaming on the HBO website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on demand at Amazon, Hulu, HBO NOW, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and HBO Max.

  • Premiere Date
    April 27, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (84,903)