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  1. YouTube Enlists Top Talent for Year-End Video

    11:00 am PST 12/09/2014
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    John Oliver and Conan O'Brien make cameos in the annual #YouTubeRewind video READ MORE

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  2. See John Oliver Mock Presidential Turkey Pardons

    7:45 am PST 11/24/2014
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host discusses the "profoundly strange" Thanksgiving tradition READ MORE

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  3. 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
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    Here's what went down on the top shows making politics funny READ MORE

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  4. John Oliver Hijacks 'Daily Show' From Jon Stewart

    8:39 pm PST 11/13/2014
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    Oliver fits back into an old role quite well READ MORE

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  5. John Oliver Slaps Celebrities With Salmon for 'Last Week Tonight' Finale

    7:24 am PST 11/10/2014
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    The talk show host also took on the lottery system READ MORE

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

    8:20 pm PST 11/06/2014
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    Jon Stewart jokes about Obama's declining popularity and organizers remember Robin Williams READ MORE

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

    2:01 pm PST 11/06/2014
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    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

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

    8:01 am PST 11/03/2014
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    "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

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  9. John Oliver Takes On the Sugar Industry for Halloween

    7:13 am PDT 10/27/2014
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    The talk show host also comments on a 'sexy John Oliver' Halloween costume READ MORE

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  10. John Oliver Reenacts Supreme Court Cases Using Dogs

    7:13 am PDT 10/20/2014
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host proposes a furry solution to the Supreme Court's camera ban READ MORE

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  11. John Oliver: How Is Columbus Day Still a Thing?

    12:31 pm PDT 10/13/2014
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    It's a good question READ MORE

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  12. John Oliver Attacks Civil Forfeiture Laws With 'Law and Order' Spoof Starring Jeff Goldblum

    8:14 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    "The defendants are inanimate, but the drama is anything but" READ MORE

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  13. John Oliver Advises World Leaders: Stars, Movie Quotes are Keys to Acceptance

    10:47 am PDT 09/29/2014
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    "That is a power move right there: Standing next to Wolverine and throwing out 'Star Wars' quotes." READ MORE

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  14. John Oliver's Talk Show Ratings Edging Out HBO Colleague Bill Maher

    5:00 am PDT 09/25/2014
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    A winning web strategy — the show is essentially gratis on YouTube — has the host's watercooler cachet on the rise READ MORE

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  15. John Oliver Is Not a Miss America Enthusiast

    1:23 pm PDT 09/22/2014
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host calls out the pageant's claim it gives $45 million worth of scholarships to women READ MORE

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

    2:14 pm PDT 09/07/2014
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    'The Daily Show' host insists his Iranian prison movie is one more way to portray political absurdity READ MORE

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

    2:46 pm PDT 09/02/2014
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    That's one 'brillent' parrot READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    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 h READ MORE

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  19. 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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  20. 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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