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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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Your weekly intelligence briefing. (season 1) See more »

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Real Time with Bill Maher: Electile Dysfunction '08  »

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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: since a new study finds that drowsy driving causes 100,000 car crashes a year, we need to get Adele off the radio.
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Bill Maher: White lives matter!
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.117 (2010) See more »

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Unstable mix of Politics and Comedy.
12 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Of course, some people are attracted to the unstable. I have to watch this show whenever I notice it is on, even when I find it to be an episode that I have already seen. You are never sure if you should laugh or wince as Bill takes aim at everything ridiculous about America. He even lets himself be ridiculed, which is the mark of a fair commentator. The guests on his shows frequently disagree with him and the show is more fun when they disagree. The first time I really took to Bill's style was watching a show where one of the guests(Andrew Sullivan, I think) slammed a comment of Bill's that they then discussed for a few minutes. The only thing I don't like about the show is that it is too short. Bill frequently has to cut discussions off to make way for other topics, which gives it the feel in pace of PTI. An important show with a perfect home in HBO, where you can actually say what you want to say.


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