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LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
Air Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time Slot: 11:00 PM-11:40 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#95/406) "EPISODE 95"
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EMMY(R) WINNER LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER CONTINUES ITS FOURTH SEASON MARCH 19, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, the Emmy(R)-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues its fourth season SUNDAY, MARCH 19 (11:00-11:40 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. This week's topics include President Trump's awkward attempts at diplomacy, details of the proposed federal budget and the hopeful story of Bolivian zebras.

The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

The show is the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary, pre-taped pieces and occasional guests.

In 2016, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER received three Primetime Emmys(R), including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.

In 2015, the show received an Emmy(R) in the category of Outstanding Interactive Program. The show was honored at the 21st Critics Choice Awards in the category of Best Talk Show, and received a Peabody Award, as well as Writers Guild Award in the category of Comedy/Variety (Including Talk)? - ?Series.

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is produced for HBO by Avalon Television; executive producers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday, James Taylor; director, Paul Pennolino.

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LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (HBO)
Returns in February 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/27/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (30 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through 2020 (the show's seventh of 30 episodes) on 9/12/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2017) HBO has renewed the Emmy(R)-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER for three additional seasons, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. The deal will keep the hit show on the network through 2020, with 30 shows to be presented each season. "We are thrilled to have John Oliver as an integral part of the HBO family and to continue to share his comedic brilliance with the world," said Bloys. "His extraordinary genius for rich and intelligent commentary is second to none." Oliver says, "First: I firmly disagree with everything Casey just said. Second: We're very grateful to Richard Plepler, Casey and everyone at HBO for letting us continue to do whatever it is we actually do. And finally: We'd also like to thank our staff for all their hard work. We're incredibly proud of all of you, and rather than tell you that to your face, we'd like to do it in the cold, dispassionate form of a press release." Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER debuted on HBO in 2014 and is currently in its fourth season, presenting new shows Sunday nights (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The show is the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary, pre-taped pieces and occasional guests.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· John Oliver as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· James Taylor as EP
· John Oliver as EP
· Jon Thoday as EP
· Liz Stanton as EP
· Paul Pennolino as DIR
· Tim Carvell as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Avalon Television
· Sixteen String Jack Productions