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

    6:00 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    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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  2. TV Ratings: John Oliver's HBO Series Opens Strong After Another 'Game of Thrones' Record

    12:46 pm PDT 04/28/2014
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    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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  3. John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' Is Funny But Too Fast for Its Own Good (Analysis)

    9:56 pm PDT 04/27/2014
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    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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  4. 'Last Week Tonight': John Oliver Takes Jabs at Donald Sterling, John McCain, Fox News in Debut (Video)

    8:47 pm PDT 04/27/2014
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    The former "Daily Show" correspondent's new HBO late-night show premiered Sunday night. READ MORE

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

    6:09 am PDT 04/25/2014
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    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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  6. John Oliver to Interview Former NSA Director in HBO Debut

    7:43 pm PDT 04/24/2014
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    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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  7. 'Game of Thrones': Natalie Dormer Reveals How Cast Feted the Purple Wedding (Video)

    7:47 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    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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  8. John Oliver Celebrates His THR Cover With Jimmy Fallon: 'Life Has Changed'

    11:29 pm PDT 04/22/2014
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    "You're on the cover of a giant, giant magazine!" Fallon said when the HBO star appeared on "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday. READ MORE

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  9. John Oliver Defines 'Power' at THR's Most Powerful in NY Media Party (Video)

    3:01 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    The incoming HBO host is getting used to his new role, but admitted that it still feels "weird." READ MORE

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  10. John Oliver Revealed His Meaning of the Word 'Power'

    2:49 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    The late night host reveals his meaning of the word "power" while celebrating The Hollywood Reporter's 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media list. READ MORE

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  11. THR's Most Powerful People in NY Media Soiree

    10:15 pm PDT 04/16/2014
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    Savannah Guthrie, John Oliver, Megyn Kelly and more celebrate journalism's elite at the Four Seasons restaurant in Manhattan. Plus, Norah O'Donnell, "X-Men" star Patrick Stewart, Arianna Huffington and Harvey Weinstein reveal what they would do if they were New York City's mayor for a day. READ MORE

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  12. John Oliver Suits Up in New York (Photos)

    6:21 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The "Daily Show" breakout is ready for his close-up as he preps for the launch of his HBO series "Last Week Tonight." READ MORE

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  13. 'Last Week Tonight' Host John Oliver on the Perils of Living in New York

    5:18 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    From the THR cover shoot, the host of 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver' jokes about having to 'not die' in order to receive his green card for citizenship. READ MORE

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  14. John Oliver on the Luxurious 'Freedom' of HBO, His Complicated Relationship With NYC

    5:00 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The Jon Stewart spawn, who launches his own late-night show April 27, talks to THR about the cable net ("real freedom … not just blood or boobs"), being in charge ("I sound like everything I've come to hate") and his love-hate relationship with the city ("8 million people have made a bad choice"). READ MORE

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  15. How HBO's New Late-Night Host John Oliver Made It Big — in 5 Easy Steps

    5:00 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    From his debut performance at age 8 in a BBC miniseries to hosting his own talk show, Oliver reflects on how he got to where he is today. READ MORE

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  16. THR's Annual New York Issue Honoring the City's Biggest Names in Entertainment

    8:00 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    From a Katie Couric photobomb to John Oliver getting a bucket of water poured over his head, behind the scenes of THR's photoshoot with the biggest names in entertainment. READ MORE

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