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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 

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Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.
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John Oliver ...  Himself - Host 137 episodes, 2014-2018
David Kaye ...  Voice Over / ... 72 episodes, 2014-2018
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With his insightful wit and fearless candor, comedian John Oliver, formerly of the The Daily Show (1996), reviews the crazy current affairs happening in America and around the world. In doing so, he provides a wry perspective that punctures pomposity and cuts through all pretensions with comically outrageous audacity. In doing so, he can get to the heart of the matter of the world's most serious and absurd problems with plenty of laughs along the way. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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27 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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Oliver insisted on no correspondents or co hosts, as he did not want the show to be a clone of The Daily Show See more »

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John Oliver - Host: The point is.
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Beats all the rest by a mile!
29 September 2014 | by FlyingblackswanSee all my reviews

Well first of all, I have always liked John Oliver. He is yet another talented comedian in a line of many others bred at the talent breeding grounds known as the Daily Show. For people who don't know, Oliver lured away the talented Tim Carvell, former head writer for the daily show, away from Jon Stewart. This was clearly a brilliant move and Stewart was nice enough to part with Carvell. Now that both Oliver and Carvell have a show on HBO with pretty much unlimited creative freedom, they are tackling the most important issues with a fearless tenacity that most comedians/hosts/shows can't afford to have. The reporting is concise and brilliantly edited, the delivery is sharp and witty, and the fact that the show is only 30 minutes long is long enough to hold most people's attention. Good job HBO on creating this gem!


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