• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

John Oliver

John Oliver

Latest News

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

    11:27 am PST 02/18/2015
    Number of comments:

    Genius plan, John Oliver. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  2. Philip Morris to John Oliver: Give Us a Break, We're Trying Our Best

    3:46 pm PST 02/17/2015
    Number of comments:

    "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

    • 2
  3. HBO Locks Down John Oliver for Two More Seasons of 'Last Week Tonight'

    11:35 am PST 02/17/2015
    Number of comments:

    The second season of the series started in February, after the freshman run averaged north of 4 million weekly viewers. READ MORE

    • 31
  4. John Oliver's New Tobacco Campaign: Meet Jeff the Diseased Lung

    11:54 am PST 02/16/2015
    Number of comments:

    Oliver criticizes cigarette companies and then offers a solution for everyone. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 3
  5. John Oliver Tackles Big Pharma in 'Last Week Tonight' Return

    9:35 am PST 02/09/2015
    Number of comments:

    John Oliver uses Walter White and Rihanna jokes to help him explain how pharmaceutical companies market their drugs. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 1
  6. John Oliver Explains How His 'Last Week Tonight' Salmon-Slapping Finale Came Together

    5:07 am PST 02/04/2015
    Number of comments:

    "It's not rocket science; Monty Python had hit people with fishes before. But I think it still holds true — a human being hit by a flying fish is objectively funny, as objective as comedy can be." READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 3
  7. 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver': Season 2 Has More Guests, "Long-Term Mayhem Production"

    1:28 pm PST 02/03/2015
    Number of comments:

    "I have no interest whatsoever in the 2016 election at the start of 2015. ... Unless you're in the same year as the thing you're describing, it's a complete waste of breath." READ MORE

    • 1
  8. Watch John Oliver Audition for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    8:06 am PST 01/26/2015
    Number of comments:

    "Hello, I’m Christian Grey, epitome of male beauty." READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 4
  9. Vote for Hollywood Reporter's Best Magazine Covers

    10:15 am PST 01/19/2015
    Number of comments:

    Voting will take place on the American Society of Magazine Editors’ Facebook page beginning Monday. READ MORE

    • 1
  10. 'Last Week Tonight' Promo: John Oliver Promises No Improvements For Season 2

    3:21 pm PST 01/09/2015
    Number of comments:

    The HBO late night show is back for a second season READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 1
  11. John Oliver Hates New Year's Eve, Helps People Avoid the "Awful" Holiday

    9:48 am PST 12/29/2014
    Number of comments:

    John Oliver is here to help READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  12. YouTube Enlists Top Talent for Year-End Video

    11:00 am PST 12/09/2014
    Number of comments:

    John Oliver and Conan O'Brien make cameos in the annual #YouTubeRewind video READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  13. See John Oliver Mock Presidential Turkey Pardons

    7:45 am PST 11/24/2014
    Number of comments:

    The 'Last Week Tonight' host discusses the "profoundly strange" Thanksgiving tradition READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  14. The Week in Satire: John Oliver Returns to 'Daily Show,' Bill Maher Might Vote for Rand Paul and More

    11:25 am PST 11/17/2014
    Number of comments:

    Here's what went down on the top shows making politics funny READ MORE

    • 2
  15. John Oliver Hijacks 'Daily Show' From Jon Stewart

    8:39 pm PST 11/13/2014
    Number of comments:

    Oliver fits back into an old role quite well READ MORE

    • 4
  16. John Oliver Slaps Celebrities With Salmon for 'Last Week Tonight' Finale

    7:24 am PST 11/10/2014
    Number of comments:

    The talk show host also took on the lottery system READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  17. 'Stand Up for Heroes': John Oliver, Jim Gaffigan Assess Differences on "Heavy, Fun Night"

    8:20 pm PST 11/06/2014
    Number of comments:

    Jon Stewart jokes about Obama's declining popularity and organizers remember Robin Williams READ MORE

    • 2
  18. Bruce Springsteen, Joint Chiefs of Staff Sing for the Troops at 'Stand Up for Heroes': Concert Review

    2:01 pm PST 11/06/2014
    Number of comments:

    Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, Bruce Springsteen and even the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff perform to raise money for the troops READ MORE

    • 0
  19. John Oliver, Nick Offerman Mock Lowe's, Home Depot on 'Last Week Tonight'

    8:01 am PST 11/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    "Sales associates at home-improvement stores are not there to help people buy things; they're there to stop couples from tearing each other apart" READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  20. John Oliver Takes On the Sugar Industry for Halloween

    7:13 am PDT 10/27/2014
    Number of comments:

    The talk show host also comments on a 'sexy John Oliver' Halloween costume READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 1