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  1. Toronto: Jon Stewart on Not Getting Too Serious With 'Rosewater'

    1:54 pm 9/7/2014

    'The Daily Show' host insists his Iranian prison movie is one more way to portray political absurdityRead more

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  2. John Oliver Mocks the Internet Trolls That Love (and Hate) Him

    1:49 pm 9/2/2014

    That's one 'brillent' parrotRead more

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  3. Jon Stewart on Directorial Debut 'Rosewater,' His 'Daily Show' Future and Those Israel-Gaza Comments

    9:00 am 8/28/2014

    With his Middle East political drama hitting Toronto, he faces accusations by Iran that he took "Zionist lobby" funding; responds to critics who've called him a self-hating Jew ("I have plenty of other reasons to hate myself"); opens up about 'The Daily Show’s' high-profile departures; and hints at a possible end to his tenure ("What did you hear? Do you have a note from my boss? Am I out?")Read more

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  4. Jonah Hill Apologizes on 'The Tonight Show' for Making Gay Slur (Video)

    11:15 pm 6/3/2014

    The "22 Jump Street" star addressed his controversial comments to a paparazzo, while Tom Cruise told Jimmy Kimmel about his whirlwind three premieres in 24 hours. Read more

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  5. TV Ratings: John Oliver's HBO Series Opens Strong After Another 'Game of Thrones' Record

    9:48 am 4/28/2014

    The new Sunday talker nabs over 1 million viewers at 11 p.m., an hour after the cable network's top drama fetches a new series high of 6.9 million viewers. Read more

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  6. John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' Is Funny But Too Fast for Its Own Good (Analysis)

    9:13 pm 4/27/2014

    The show needs an hour -- or fewer topics -- but as a weekly show, the additional 30 minutes is the better choice.Read more

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  7. 'Last Week Tonight': John Oliver Takes Jabs at Donald Sterling, John McCain, Fox News in Debut (Video)

    8:43 pm 4/27/2014

    The former "Daily Show" correspondent's new HBO late-night show premiered Sunday night.Read more

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  8. John Oliver Taunts Jon Stewart With Bleepless Swearing, Pantless Hosting (Video)

    11:12 pm 4/24/2014

    UPDATED: On his return to "The Daily Show," Oliver told Stewart: "HBO will let me say whatever the f--- I want."Read more

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  9. John Oliver to Interview Former NSA Director in HBO Debut

    7:14 pm 4/24/2014

    For the premiere episode of "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday, Oliver will sit down with Gen. Keith Alexander, in his first interview since he retired as director of the National Security Agency.Read more

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  10. 'Game of Thrones': Natalie Dormer Reveals How Cast Feted the Purple Wedding (Video)

    12:10 am 4/23/2014

    Jimmy Fallon praised John Oliver for his THR cover, David Duchovny noted his name's worst misspelling, and Don Rickles talked Johnny Depp's odd fashion.Read more

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