A discussion with Al Gore on battling Climate Change. Panel discussion included the topics of Ted Cruz's attack of Donald Trump having "New York Values", The State of the Union Address, the capture of American sailors by Iran, the endorsement of Presidential candidates by celebrities, the commitment of soldiers at Benghazi, and the primary battle between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. A discussion with John Krasinski on the film 13 Hours. Bill's New Rules talking points: Asking President Obama to come on Real Time.
A discussion with Michael McCaul on national security. The panel discussion included the topics: Donald Trump vs. Ted Cruz, Flint water crisis and environmental regulations, the Oscars diversity controversy, Frank Sinatra's birthday, political correctness in society, Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton primary battle, Sarah Palin's son Track's arrest. A discussion with Seth MacFarlane on Sinatra and the Grammy's. Bill's New Rules talking point: the political outrage sweeping the country during the primaries.
Bill introduces Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders as his first interview. He then welcomes to his panel author Michael C. Moynihan, Libertarian Republican Wayne Allyn Root, and political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry for a vibrant discussion on the news of the week. Later the panel is joined by "Dilbert" creator and persuasion expert Scott Adams.
Bill's first guest tonight, highly successful venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, makes a case for raising the minimum wage. The panel this week consists of editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast John Avlon, editor-in-chief of Reason Magazine Matt Welch, and food celebrity Eddie Huang. America's favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson joins midway through the show.
The 2016 Presidential Race dominates the discussion this week as Bill is joined by New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin, senior political correspondent for MTV News Ana Marie Cox, republican strategist Katie Packer, and later by Prophets of Rage guitarist Tom Morello. California Senator (D) Barbara Boxer is also interviewed.
Bill interviews writer Rebecca Traister about the impact of today's growing single women demographic. Tonight's panel has Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, conservative politico Emily Miller, MSNBC contributor Josh Barro, and a little later the writer/director of the award winning documentary, Meet the Patels, Ravi Patel.
A round table discussion with Bill Maher and his panel this week includes CNN contributor Paul Begala, political reporter Betsy Woodruff, and former RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Later in the program, The Nightly Show host Larry Wilmore sits in. Bill also interviews 16 year old environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez.
Panel guests this week are MSNBC legal correspondent Ari Melber, British conservative Louise Mensch, and Democratic member of Congress Barbara Lee. Later they are joined by comedian Jim Gaffigan. Bill also interviews the 2016 Libertarian candidate for President, Gary Johnson.
Actor Viggo Mortensen visits to discuss his film Captain Fantastic, bridging a discussion on modern parentage. Bill's interview with GOP pollster Dr. Frank Luntz gets a little heated. This week's panel are former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer, writer for "The New Yorker" Jelani Cobb, and CNN politico S.E. Cupp.
Live analysis of the 2016 Republican National Convention, with LGBT activist Dan Savage, MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid, and liberal icon Michael Moore. Bill also speaks to the co-author of the best selling 'The Art of the Deal', Tony Schwartz, one of the few people with intimate knowledge of the candidate not bound by a confidentiality agreement.