Note: HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver through Season 13 in 2026.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Premiere Date/Status
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver SEASON 12 Renewed On HBO
About Last Week Tonight With John Oliver TV Series
A satirical, insightful, and meticulously researched look at current events in the U.S. and around the globe, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER features Oliver's hilarious, expertly honed perspective on today's pressing political, social, and cultural issues, as well as lesser-reported topics that both inform and entertain. Shot in New York, the series features the show's weekly topical insights, signature deep dives, and distinctive comedy pieces.
"We're very happy to get to keep making this show with our fantastic staff," said John Oliver. We will continue trying to stretch the term 'entertainment' to the breaking point."
"Over the past decade, John and his exceptional team have combined deep research and intelligence with cutting humor to tackle a broad range of subjects, both widely discussed and unconventional." said Casey Bloys, Chairman and CEO, HBO & Max Content. "With an important election year on the horizon, we look forward to seeing what John has in store for audiences over the next three years."
First episode date: April 27, 2014
Show type: Comedy Debate, Current Affairs, News Satire, Political, Political Comedy, Talk Show
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