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Why John Oliver's HBO Show Just Got Hit With A Lawsuit

Though he's a comedian, John Oliver certainly isn't funny to everyone, and his HBO series Last Week Tonight just got slapped with a lawsuit.

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Watch Stephen Colbert Hilariously Recreate His Last Day At The Daily Show

Stephen Colbert welcomed his old Daily Show crew to CBS' Late Show for some hilariousness, such as this segment recreating some old times.

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Stephen Colbert And Jon Stewart Are Getting The Old Daily Show Crew Back Together

The same Daily Show team that helped nearly 20 Emmys make their way to Comedy Central are getting together once again thanks to Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart. Here's what we know.

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What The Daily Show Taught John Oliver About Covering Politics

It's clear from the above quote that John Oliver still thinks a lot about his time on The Daily Show. It was an integral part of the comedian's life, after all.

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How John Oliver Responded To Being Singled Out In The Gilmore Girls Trailer

One of the things the _Gilmore Girl_s trailer did really well was to bring back Lorelei and Rory's penchant for referencing current pop culture trends and personalities. In fact, HBO's John Oliver got a VERY memorable shoutout.

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Watch John Oliver Talk Dick Pics And The NSA With Edward Snowden

Leave it to John Oliver to expose an important aspect of American security in a way that everyone can understand.

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Watch How Last Week Tonight Hilariously Tackled Daylight Savings Time

For one of Last Week Tonight's latest lambasting-filled segments, daylight savings found itself in the crosshairs. And you know John Oliver and his writing team don't mince words. Check it out!

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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Renewed For Two More Seasons

If anyone out there was outwardly hoping that former Daily Show correspondent and guest host John Oliver would head back to Comedy Central to take over when Jon Stewart leaves, we have bad news for you, although it’s still technically good news if you’re a fan of Oliver in the first place.

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The President Of Ecuador Just Went Off On John Oliver In Hilarious Rant

Comedian John Oliver has made some headlines in the past, but none have been quite as entertaining as his latest. The host of Last Week Tonight made his Season 2 return to HBO last Sunday, and his latest segment on Rafael Correa notably caught the eye of the Ecuadorian President himself, who then went on a massive Twitter rant.

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Why John Oliver Never Goes To Parties With Celebrities Or Politicians

If there’s one thing that you can guarantee from watching an episode of HBO’s weekly political satire, Last Week Tonight it’s that John Oliver is probably going to piss someone off. But his reason for not going to parties with celebrities or politicians may surprise you.

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John Oliver Has Some Crucial Advice For You On New Year's Eve

Instead of net neutrality, social justice or student debts, the former Daily Show correspondent has set his targets on how to properly handle New Year’s Eve for a web-only exclusive. Grab your notepad and check it out.

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Watch John Oliver's Triumphant Return To The Daily Show

The Daily Show has seen a lot of talented comedians come and go under the tutelage of Jon Stewart, and none have followed in his footsteps quite as closely as John Oliver. Well, his footsteps led to HBO instead of Comedy Central, but you get me.

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Watch John Oliver Shatter Cookie Monster's European Dreams

Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster is getting ready for The Furchester Hotel, a new UK TV series that just started airing this fall. Sometimes, Cookie Monster will work at the hotel, and he recently spoke to Brit John Oliver about the differences between the UK and the American street he generally lives on.

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Watch John Oliver Rant About Student Debt On Last Week Tonight

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has made a habit of pushing relevant topics in a manner that is funny and manages to work for a platform that only airs once a week. He made waves recently when tackling the net neutrality argument, and this week he covered the equally controversial topic of student loans.

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John Oliver's Net Neutrality Rant May Have Caused The FCC Comments Site To Crash

"We need you to get out there," John Oliver urged to internet commenters everywhere on Sunday night. "And for once in your lives, focus your indiscriminate rage in a useful direction. Seize your moment, my lovely trolls. Turn on caps lock and fly my pretties, fly! Fly!" Along with that rallying cry, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver presented the link to FCC.Gov/Comments, encouraging people to lodge their complaints with the FCC

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Last Week Tonight Review: John Oliver Injects HBO With The Perfect Dose Of Satire And Wit

The series’ half-hour runtime is a perfect blend of depth and brevity, skipping from topic to topic while rooting around each one long enough to make sure you’re fully aware of how ludicrous this subject matter actually is.

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John Oliver's HBO Series Gets A Title And A Premiere Date

John Oliver, former correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, finally has a premiere date and title for his upcoming satirical news show on HBO. And on Sunday, April 27th we will all — at long last — be invited to check out Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for the first time at 11PM.

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Watch The Daily Show's Touching And Funny Goodbye To John Oliver

Regardless, for Oliver's big night, Stewart and The Daily Show staff put together a really touching video that looked at Oliver’s more than seven years of experience, as well as spotlighted a few of the funniest moments from his Daily Show career.

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HBO Teases Game Of Thrones Season 4, The Leftovers, True Detective And More

Lest you forget, HBO has the epic television game on lock. Between looking back at the year that was in 2013 and anticipating what’s to come going forward, the it’s-not-TV network managed to sneak a few surprises and teasers into their year-ending promo video. Turns out there’s plenty to be excited about that’s coming up in 2014, including a first look at season four of Game of Thrones, and new series The Leftovers, True Detective, Looking, Silicon Valley, and even John Oliver’s new one, too.

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John Oliver Leaving The Daily Show To Host His Own HBO Series

Comedian John Oliver has spent a lot of time with The Daily Show. He’s been a correspondent since 2006, but now the Emmy award-winner is moving on to a brand new project. Unlike Stephen Colbert, who stuck with Comedy Central after leaving The Daily Show, Oliver will be hopping over to the subscription cable network HBO. He’s signed a deal to star in his own topical series that will air on the network in 2014.

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