John Oliver leaves us with one last thing before signing off

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Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Hasan Minhaj and Ronny Chieng join Bruce Springsteen for 13th annual Stand Up For Heroes

For a 13th year, the New York Comedy Festival will start its week with its biggest and best event: Stand Up For Heroes. The annual event raises money and awareness for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, named for the ABC News correspondent who sustained a li…

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Going to see standup comedy? Don’t fear the front row!

Sitting near a performer puts you in the firing line – but it also makes you an invaluable part of any comedy showJohn Oliver looked into my eyes and cocked his head. We held each other’s gaze. On the “stage” of an upstairs room in a grimy little pub, …

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WWE, Vince McMahon get the John Oliver treatment on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver called out World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) CEO Vince McMahon in a scathing episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight. The British comic used his platform to call for better treatment of professional wrestlers. He devoted the Sunday episode of his show to an exposé of the billionaire’s treatment of the wrestlers and his apparent disregard for their welfare. A week out from Sunday’s upcoming WrestleMania 35, the late night

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John Oliver stars in Dave Hill music video…whether he wants to or not

John Oliver popped up in a surprising place this week: the new music video from Dave Hill’s band, Valley Lodge. The band released a new video for their song Come Back to Bed on Thursday. Valley Lodge is a rock band that features Hill, Rob Pfeiffer, Phil Costello, and Eddie Eyeball. The band might best be known for their song Go, which is the intro song for Last Week Tonight.

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John Oliver, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong shine in Wonder Park trailer (Video)

“It’s time to open the park.” Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies dropped the first full-length trailer for Wonder Park on Wednesday and it’s chockfull of voice talent from your favorite comedy stars. The movie centers around a young girl named June (voiced by Brianna Denski) who discovered an amusement park that is full of magical rides and talking animals nestled inside ostensibly abandoned woods. June learns that she has created

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Pence parody book has a happy ending

When John Oliver’s announced his staff at HBO’s Last Week Tonight had made a parody of a children’s book about Vice President Mike Pence’s family rabbit, making the rabbit’s story about gay marriage instead, Oliver didn’t expect it’d actually sell as well as it did. “A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo” shot to […]

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Wyatt Cenac’s new HBO series, “Problem Areas” set to debut this April

Wyatt Cenac, longtime correspondent for The Daily Show and former host of Night Train is ready for his next move.… MORE

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John Oliver Talks ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and “Human Nightmare” Mariah Carey on ‘The Tonight Show’

Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where John Oliver chats with Jimmy Fallon about playing Zazu in the upcoming Lion King remake, his experience hugging Oprah at the Emmys, and what’s happening over at his HBO show Last Week Tonight — but due to legal reasons, he can’t really get into details quite […]

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John Oliver Talks ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and “Human Nightmare” Mariah Carey on ‘The Tonight Show’

Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where John Oliver chats with Jimmy Fallon about playing Zazu in the upcoming Lion King remake, his experience hugging Oprah at the Emmys, and what’s happening over at his HBO show Last Week Tonight — but due to legal reasons, he can’t really get into details quite […]

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