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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. John Oliver Tackles Big Pharma in 'Last Week Tonight' Return

    9:35 am PST 02/09/2015
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    John Oliver uses Walter White and Rihanna jokes to help him explain how pharmaceutical companies market their drugs. READ MORE

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

    5:07 am PST 02/04/2015
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    "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

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

    1:28 pm PST 02/03/2015
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    "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

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  17. Watch John Oliver Audition for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    8:06 am PST 01/26/2015
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    "Hello, I’m Christian Grey, epitome of male beauty." READ MORE

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  18. Vote for Hollywood Reporter's Best Magazine Covers

    10:15 am PST 01/19/2015
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    Voting will take place on the American Society of Magazine Editors’ Facebook page beginning Monday. READ MORE

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  19. 'Last Week Tonight' Promo: John Oliver Promises No Improvements For Season 2

    3:21 pm PST 01/09/2015
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    The HBO late night show is back for a second season READ MORE

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

    9:48 am PST 12/29/2014
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    John Oliver is here to help READ MORE

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