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  1. John Oliver Compares Whoopi Goldberg's Bill Cosby Defense to Backing Torture, Mel Gibson

    2:24 pm PDT 07/13/2015
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    Those are just some of the "surprising things" that Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' showcased the 'View' co-host supporting. READ MORE

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  2. John Oliver, 'Game of Thrones' Star Lena Headey Join BBC's 'Danger Mouse' Voice Cast

    12:45 am PDT 07/13/2015
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    "'Danger Mouse' was a significant part of my childhood," says Oliver about joining the remake of the classic British animated series that spoofed James Bond and others. READ MORE

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  3. John Oliver Tackles 15 Topics in One Minute Including Orgies, Bagels and Conspiracy Theories

    7:30 am PDT 07/06/2015
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    He also talks about animals, banjos, subtitles and a special link between Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz. READ MORE

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  4. John Oliver Shows How Horrific the Internet Is for Women

    6:58 am PDT 06/22/2015
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host talks about online harassment and the lack of protection for victims of revenge porn. READ MORE

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  5. Ex-FIFA Official Slams John Oliver as "Comedian Fool"

    11:24 pm PDT 06/13/2015
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    There is no love lost between Jack Warner, who was indicted last month on corruption charges, and the HBO star. READ MORE

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  6. Peabody Awards: Tina Fey Kisses Amy Schumer, John Oliver Curtsies to Charlie Rose and Thanks Jon Stewart

    10:03 pm PDT 05/31/2015
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    The winners of this year's honors recognizing excellence in broadcasting and across electronic media were already known. But there were still a number of surprises and entertaining moments at Sunday night's show. READ MORE

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  7. Peabody Awards: John Oliver, 'Fargo', 'Inside Amy Schumer' Producers Share Storytelling Strategies

    7:38 pm PDT 05/31/2015
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    Alex Gibney, Ben Silverman, Joel Fields, Jack Amiel and Ray McKinnon also told THR their top narrative tips at the awards' first-ever red carpet gala in New York City. READ MORE

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  8. John Oliver Destroys Dr. Oz Again: "A Handsome Ringmaster of a Middling Mid-Afternoon Snake-Oil Dispensary"

    8:18 am PDT 04/27/2015
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    "You are the worst person in scrubs who has ever been on television — including Katherine Heigl." READ MORE

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  9. Tribeca: Monty Python Members Play Musical Chairs With John Oliver

    3:44 pm PDT 04/25/2015
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    "John, I'm sorry about your career. It was going so well. You were doing so f—ing great until you fell for this offer," Eric Idle told the 'Last Week Tonight' host as he gamely moderated a Q&A full of silly gags. READ MORE

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  10. HBO Faces Big Risks as It Enters the News Business (Guest Column)

    5:00 am PDT 04/23/2015
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    On trial for libel even as it expands video journalism with Vice and John Oliver, the network must tread carefully or be sued. READ MORE

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  11. Louis C.K. Recalls His First NYC Apartment: "It Was Pretty Gross"

    10:00 am PDT 04/10/2015
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    And that's just one tale as several Hollywood power players, from Will Arnett to Melissa McCarthy to Leslie Moonves, reveal the sometimes scary, smelly and roach-infested digs they called home way back when. READ MORE

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  12. John Oliver Interviews Edward Snowden on Harmful Documents and Nude Photos (Video)

    6:01 am PDT 04/06/2015
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    "You're giving documents with information you know could be harmful, which could get out there." READ MORE

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  13. John Oliver Hates April Fools' Day, Says It's for Sociopaths (Video)

    6:54 am PDT 03/30/2015
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    "Isn't betrayal fun?" READ MORE

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  14. John Oliver Rips Apart NCAA for Not Paying College Athletes

    8:29 am PDT 03/16/2015
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host introduces the authentic "March Sadness" video game. READ MORE

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  15. John Oliver Defends Voting Rights for U.S. Territories (Video)

    11:00 am PDT 03/09/2015
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    "Imagine how it must feel to have the desire to vote but know deep down you're going to be ignored." READ MORE

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  16. John Oliver Mocks Daylight Saving Time, Reveals True Origin

    7:02 am PDT 03/09/2015
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    Hint: It has nothing to do with farmers. READ MORE

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  17. John Oliver Has Perfect Replacement for Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show'

    11:27 am PST 02/18/2015
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    Genius plan, John Oliver. READ MORE

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  18. Philip Morris to John Oliver: Give Us a Break, We're Trying Our Best

    3:46 pm PST 02/17/2015
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    "While we recognize the tobacco industry is an easy target for comedians, we take seriously the responsibility that comes with selling a product that is an adult choice and is harmful to health." READ MORE

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  19. HBO Locks Down John Oliver for Two More Seasons of 'Last Week Tonight'

    11:35 am PST 02/17/2015
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    The second season of the series started in February, after the freshman run averaged north of 4 million weekly viewers. READ MORE

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  20. John Oliver's New Tobacco Campaign: Meet Jeff the Diseased Lung

    11:54 am PST 02/16/2015
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    Oliver criticizes cigarette companies and then offers a solution for everyone. READ MORE

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