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
1 Season, 180 Episodes
April 27, 2014
Comedy, News
8.9/10
Cast: John Oliver, David Kaye
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Full Episode Guide

  • Comedian John Oliver hosts an in-depth, satirical look at developments from the past seven days in news, politics and current events.

  • Main story: How SLAPP suits are designed to stifle public dissent; plus, Trump ''caught'' the swamp; Lindsey Graham's desperate defense of Trump; Roger Stone's trial begins.

  • Main story: How voting machines work, how they dont and how we can fix them; plus, Trump and his allies attack witnesses in the impeachment saga.

  • Main story: The alarming decision to pull U.S. troops from the Turkey-Syria border; plus, Trump's impeachment inquiry continues and the latest on Brexit.

  • Main story: Tension between the public and private worlds of predicting the weather; plus, two of Giuliani's cronies are arrested; the NBA-China mess.

  • Main story: The consequences of China's one-child policy; plus, the latest on Trump's impeachment inquiry and his plea for foreign meddling.

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

  • Main story: Legal immigration; plus, corruption in Russian elections, And Now: Maria Bartiromo and Investigative Discovery's Joe Kenda.

  • Main story: Legislation and the filibuster; plus, Trump's weather map flub; Boris Johnson and British Brexit chaos; And Now: Fox Business's Stu Varney Gets All Giddy Over the President.

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

  • Main story: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov; plus, Trump's inauspicious visits to Dayton and El Paso in the wake of mass shootings; gun control and the NRA's recent scandals; stone-skipping competition.

  • Main story: How prisoners make and spend money, and how companies profit at the expense of their families; plus, Boris Johnson's rude welcome; Trump drops his DNI pick.

  • Main story: How Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has succeeded; plus, Puerto Rico's governor resigns following mass protests.

  • Main story: Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular; plus, Trump almost goes to war with Iran; and 'Can Meghan McCain Say Just One Thing.'

  • Main story: The pros and cons of impeaching Trump; plus, scandal-ridden GOP congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife turn on each other.

  • Main story: Only one more state is needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment; plus, a look at the candidates vying to be the UK's next prime minister.

  • Main story: The medical device industry has a troubling lack of regulation; plus, Jared Kushner's Israel visit; scandal involving Tennessee's GOP House speaker and his former chief of staff.

  • Main story: Americas system for conducting death investigations is a mess; plus, a look at the Eurovision Song Contest; Trump's tariff confusion.

  • Main story: John Oliver discusses the Green New Deal and climate change; plus, GOP states are passing extreme anti-abortion bills in an attempt to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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

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

  • Main story: A new look at the opioid epidemic, following recent revelations about the role of large companies; plus, Brexit gets a Halloween extension; Julian Assange gets arrested.

  • Main story: Large investment companies are making mobile homes less affordable; plus, Trump's partisan picks for the Federal Reserve Board.

  • Main story: World Wrestling Entertainment and it's often-villainous owner Vince McMahon; plus, fallout from the Mueller Report, and more.

  • Main story: A talk about the power of public shaming, good and bad, includes an interview with Monica Lewinsky; plus, a Brexit update.

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

  • Topics include Michael Cohen's congressional testimony, Jared Kushner's security clearance, and the effects of automation on U.S. jobs.

  • Main story: TV psychics can make a lot of money by exploiting vulnerable people; plus, North Carolina election fraud hearings.

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

  • Main story: A look at the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, including our president. Plus, the fate of Russell Crowe's jockstrap; a Brexit update; Trump's reaction to California's wildfires.

  • Main story: Washington is looking awfully swampy, despite Trumps promise to ''drain the swamp.'' Plus, a recap of the midterm election results; a look at acting Attorney General Matt Whitakers past; ads masquerading as tweets from celebrity 'influencers.'

  • Main story: Examining the disturbing policy that separated migrant families detained at our southern border, and the real chance that it could happen again. Plus, Trumps scare tactics and flurry of false statements in the run-up to the midterm elections.

  • Main story: State Attorneys General; plus, Fox News speculation on package bombs; Saudi Arabia--Khashoggi fallout and WWE event.

  • Main story: Saudi Arabia and the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi; plus, campaign ads for midterm elections; And Now: The Man from the Ted Cruz Ad Says 8 More Names with Total Contempt; news anchors on Instagram.

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

  • John Oliver focuses on the Senate Judiciary Committee testimony by Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • Main story: Facebook’s global expansion has been linked to political turmoil overseas; plus, the latest on the GOP's defense of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • Main story: Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, especially in Florida; plus, Trump's reaction to the anonymous op-ed in the NY Times; the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • Felony voting disenfranchisement; Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination; and a leak aboard the International Space Station.

  • Main story: Donald Trump is waging a trade war that hurts a lot of American workers; Giuliani claims ''truth isn't truth;'' Australia's ''final solution'' to the immigration problem.

  • Main story: Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message in a shady practice called astroturfing; plus, are President Trump and Laura Ingraham racists?; Saudi Arabia and Canada's feud; Lithuania's new tourism slogan hits the spot.

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

  • Main story: Workplace sexual harassment, including an interview with Anita Hill; plus, Michael Cohen tapes; Facebook's stock dive.

  • Main story: Scientists are developing new ways to alter the genetic code of living organisms; plus, Justice Anthony Kennedys retirement sets off a battle for Trumps next Supreme Court nominee.

  • 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.

  • The National Rifle Association's online video channel; White House staffing challenges; and President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs are discussed.

  • 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.

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

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