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Real Time with Bill Maher 

Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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The fourteenth season finale was the first episode to air after the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States. The fifteenth season premiere aired on Inauguration Day in 2017. See more »

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Bill Maher: New rule: Canadian bacon isn't bacon. It's ham.
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Featured in The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013) See more »

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this is a great show
24 June 2016 | by (Boulder) – See all my reviews

There is a small faction of my generation who grew up watching Chris Matthews and Hayes. Can't forget Rachel Maddow. Hearing your story, going to college for 8 years and constantly watching your show. It continues to be refreshing.

The hysteria the hysteria. Gun violence and terrorism can be triggered by a text message from a big fish upstairs who got an email. Hysteria is manufactured and timed. But not on this show. Serious issues get a block. But so does everything else. Smart people also get a chance to explain themselves in paragraphs, usually without being yelled at by an @Orielly character.

Mainstream media spews the same footage in loops -or from such a distance that it doesn't matter unless something horrendous happens. When I turn on this show I laugh and then engage in the political thought process.

Can't wait for reruns on VICE.

P.S. This show, is what political discourse should look like, probably what it used to look like.


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