John Oliver

Host of HBO show Last Week Tonight, which debuted in 2014 and presents satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

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John William Oliver is a British political satirist, writer, producer, television host, actor, voice actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian.

He is an Emmy and Writer’s Guild Award winning writer. His new HBO show Last Week Tonight debuted in 2014, presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

Since 2006 John has been a correspondent and guest host on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He first came to prominence as a cutting-edge political stand up in the UK, with a string of television appearances and sold-out solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival.



Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Bail

John Oliver
Last Week Tonight
June 7, 2015
John Oliver and Last Week Tonight take a look on the flawed U.S. bail system and the collateral consequences.

Feature , Investigative , Video

Municipal Violations

John Oliver
Last Week Tonight, HBO
March 22, 2015
Sent to prison for being poor. Last Week Tonight dives into the legal financial obligation system and details the devastating consequences of court debt.

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