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John Oliver Goes After Ferguson Cops, "The Police Are Not Soldiers"

By Michael West | 18th August 2014

John Oliver delivered a scathing takedown of the on-going turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, reminding authorities, "Police are not soldiers". On August 9, unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed.John Oliver's takedown has gone viralOn...

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John Oliver Rallies The Internet Trolls To Give The Fcc Hell

By Jack de Aguilar | 2nd June 2014

John Oliver is using his position as satirical-sideways-swiper for good, it would seem. His latest target is the FCC and ‘net neutrality’, and he addressed them in a rousing, 13-minute-long segment from his new-ish HBO...

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John Oliver Goes Solo With 'Last Week Tonight', So How Did It Go?

By Michael West | 28th April 2014

John Oliver has gotten off the mark with his new solo show Last Week Tonight on HBO, which didn't stray too far from the concept and structure of Jon Stewart's The Daily Show. The reviews...

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Once A "Little-known British Standup", John Oliver Hits Hbo With 'Last Week Tonight'

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th April 2014

John Oliver’s ascendance has been startling. He only moved to New York 8 years ago, and between becoming best friends with Ricky Gervais, starring as Prof. Ian Duncan on NBC's ‘Community’ and ‘corresponding’ on Comedy...

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John Oliver, With Gervais Seal Of Approval, Hits Tvs On Hbo In Late April

By Jack de Aguilar | 13th February 2014

John Oliver went from working the stand up scene in the U.K to being recommended by Ricky Gervais to U.S giant Jon Stewart. He then hosted The Daily Show in place of Stewart to critical...

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John Oliver To Unveil "Tonight Show Last Week" On Hbo In April

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th February 2014

John Oliver’s new HBO show has finally been made official with the announcement of a title and a release date. Oliver fans rejoice! The former “Daily Show” correspondent will begin “The Tonight Show Last Week...

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Trailer For 'Community' Season Five Hits The Web [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 10th December 2013

Community will at last be back on our screens in the new year and to celebrate the long-awaited return of the Greendale Seven (whose numbers have admittedly declined since the start of the show) an...

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John Oliver's Comedy Star Continues To Rise With Hbo Series In 2014

By Michael West | 15th November 2013

John Oliver has been rewarded for his successful stint as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement this summer on The Daily Show with his own topical series on HBO beginning in 2014, the network announced on Thursday...

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John Oliver's "Distinct Voice" Gains New Hbo Show

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th November 2013

John Oliver has a new show commissioned by HBO. The comedian has been filling in for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show over the summer and had gained the attention HBO producers.Stewart was away directing...

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For Jon Stewart, The Toronto Film Festival Is Another Day's Work

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th September 2013

For some, the Toronto Film Festival is a great experience; they meet loads of people and see a bunch of great movies. For others, the event means plenty of review writing, lots of travel and...

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After Three Months Out, Jon Stewart Makes His Triumphant Daily Show Return: Big Macs, Paula Deen And Syria

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th September 2013

We loved John Oliver on The Daily Show, but let’s be honest – it’s really Jon Stewart’s schtick. Well, fans of the comedian/director/pundit will no doubt be glad to learn that he is finally back...

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Jon Stewart Returns To 'The Daily Show' After Summer Sabbatical

By Lauren James | 4th September 2013

Comedian Jon Stewart has returned to his hosting duties on US political news satire show, The Daily Show, after he took a 12 week sabbatical to spent time working on Middle Eastern political documentary Rosewater....

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Jon Stewart Is On Vacation From 'The Daily Show', Long Live John Oliver

By Victoria Pavlova | 28th June 2013

Jon Stewart is taking the summer off his duties at The Daily Show, a hiatus which started last night. It’s alright though, because Stewart’s post is aptly covered by the show’s regular correspondent, John Oliver,...

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Jon Stewart Is "Captured Foreign Spy" On Egyptian Tv Show

By Lauren James | 24th June 2013

Jon Stewart, US writer, comedian, and host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, has made an appearance on Egyptian television's top satire program, Al-Bernameg. He was introduced as a guest after being brought out by...

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Does John Oliver Work As Host Of The Daily Show? You Bet He Does.

By Michael West | 11th June 2013

John Oliver made his debut as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement on the Daily Show on Monday night (June 10, 2013) and proved to be quite the hit. The British comedian - recommended to Stewart by...

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Meet John Oliver, Jon Stewart's Replacement As Daily Show Host

By Michael West | 7th June 2013

John Oliver? No? Never heard of him? Well, the British comedian is about to replace Jon Stewart as host of the Daily Show, just for the summer of course. Recommended to Stewart by Ricky Gervais,...

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