Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
First Aired: April 27th, 2014
Status: Continuing
Air Time: Sunday, 11:00 PM
Network: HBO
Summary: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. L.W.T draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, pop culture and often aspects of the show itself.
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Season 5
Episode 120
Episode 1: Episode 120
Air Date: February 18th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Trump vs. the World; plus, Parkland school shooting; leadership scandals in South Africa, Australia and Israel.
Episode 121
Episode 2: Episode 121
Air Date: February 25th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Italian election; plus, Trump’s idea to arm teachers; Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump Jr. in India; And Now - The Quiet Pain of Rachael Ray.
Episode 122
Episode 3: Episode 122
Air Date: March 4th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - NRA TV; plus, the week in White House chaos; And Now - Would You Like to Be on The Maury Show?
Episode 123
Episode 4: Episode 123
Air Date: March 11st, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies; plus, the Week in Trump; the creepy side to International Women’s Day; And Now - An MSNBC Guest, Brought on to Discuss Gary Cohn’s Departure, Can’t Get Over “The Bachelor” finale.
Episode 124
Episode 5: Episode 124
Air Date: March 18th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - John Oliver looks at Mike Pence’s past and creates his own children’s book about a rabbit to compete with Pence’s bunny book; plus, Trump fires Rex Tillerson; the Russian spy poisoning case; Putin wins re-election.
Episode 125
Episode 6: Episode 125
Air Date: April 1st, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone; plus, Sinclair Broadcasting forces local TV news to air pro-Trump propaganda; Egypt’s sham presidential election.
Episode 126
Episode 7: Episode 126
Air Date: April 8th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Crisis pregnancy centers; plus, embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt; Hungarian election; And Now - Coming Up on “The Doctors.”
Episode 127
Episode 8: Episode 127
Air Date: April 15th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - corporate taxes; plus, James Comey interview; Michael Cohen raid; And Now - Ari Melber, Rap Genius; Alaska’s last Blockbuster store; Russell Crowe memorabilia.
Episode 128
Episode 9: Episode 128
Air Date: April 22nd, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Trump and the Iranian Nuclear Deal; plus, Michael Cohen; Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke; And Now - Somebody Please Tell Ryan Zinke He’s Not a Geologist.
Episode 129
Episode 10: Episode 129
Air Date: May 6th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Rudy Giuliani; plus, West Virginia Senatorial candidate Don Blankenship; And Now - The Inevitable Consequences of Combining Local News and the Fifth of May; Russell Crowe memorabilia update.
Episode 130
Episode 11: Episode 130
Air Date: May 13rd, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - John Oliver discusses the devastating economic crisis in Venezuela; plus, more trouble for Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen; local news gets real about Mother’s Day.
Episode 131
Episode 12: Episode 131
Air Date: May 20th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - The addiction treatment industry is dangerously unregulated; plus, coverage of the Royal Wedding; and the planned North Korea summit is in jeopardy.
Episode 132
Episode 13: Episode 132
Air Date: June 3rd, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Guardianship for senior citizens; plus, North Korea summit; Russian journalist’s staged death; Royal Family expert Thomas J. Mace-Archer-Mills, Esq.; And Now - The Very British Put-Downs of Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow.
Episode 133
Episode 14: Episode 133
Air Date: June 10th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Stupid Watergate update; plus, North Korea summit; Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte; And Now - Julie Chen has a Few Questions for the Audience of “The Talk”; Parliamentary footage issue.
Episode 134
Episode 15: Episode 134
Air Date: June 17th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - China; plus, the Week in Trump; And Now - Senator Chuck Schumer is Caught in an Endless Graduation-Speech Time Loop.
Episode 135
Episode 16: Episode 135
Air Date: June 24th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Mexican elections; plus, Trump’s flip-flop on separating illegal immigrant families; Norway’s 7-Eleven condom ads; And Now - Local News is Concerned About Teens.
Episode 136
Episode 17: Episode 136
Air Date: July 1st, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Scientists are developing new ways to alter the genetic code of living organisms; plus, Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement sets off a battle for Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee.
Episode 137
Episode 18: Episode 137
Air Date: July 29th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Workplace sexual harassment, including an interview with Anita Hill; plus, Michael Cohen tapes; Facebook’s stock dive.
Episode 138
Episode 19: Episode 138
Air Date: August 5th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Prosecutors; plus, Paul Manafort trial; And Now - Even More of Paul Manafort’s Jackets.
Episode 139
Episode 20: Episode 139
Air Date: August 12nd, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message in a shady practice called astroturfing; plus, are President Trump and Laura Ingraham racists?; Saudi Arabia and Canada’s feud; Lithuania’s new tourism slogan hits the spot.
Episode 140
Episode 21: Episode 140
Air Date: August 19th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Donald Trump is waging a trade war that hurts a lot of American workers; Giuliani claims “truth isn’t truth;” Australia’s “final solution” to the immigration problem.
Episode 141
Episode 22: Episode 141
Air Date: September 9th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, especially in Florida; plus, Trump’s reaction to the anonymous op-ed in the NY Times; the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Episode 142
Episode 23: Episode 142
Air Date: September 23rd, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Facebook’s global expansion has been linked to political turmoil overseas; plus, the latest on the GOP’s defense of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Episode 143
Episode 24: Episode 143
Air Date: September 30th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - the Senate Judiciary Committee testimony by Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh; plus, Donald Trump's speech at the UN General Assembly, new Philadelphia Flyers new mascot, Gritty.
Episode 144
Episode 25: Episode 144
Air Date: October 7th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Brazil is about to elect a new president during a turbulent period of political corruption and economic uncertainty. Plus, reaction to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation; scenes from Sean Hannity’s midlife crisis; the Weather Channel’s over-the-top graphics.
Episode 145
Episode 26: Episode 145
Air Date: October 14th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Saudi Arabia and the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi; plus, campaign ads for midterm elections; And Now - The Man from the Ted Cruz Ad Says 8 More Names with Total Contempt; news anchors on Instagram.
Episode 146
Episode 27: Episode 146
Air Date: October 28th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - State Attorneys General; plus, Fox News speculation on package bombs; Saudi Arabia–Khashoggi fallout and WWE event.
Episode 147
Episode 28: Episode 147
Air Date: November 4th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Examining the disturbing policy that separated migrant families detained at our southern border, and the real chance that it could happen again. Plus, Trump’s scare tactics and flurry of false statements in the run-up to the midterm elections.
Episode 148
Episode 29: Episode 148
Air Date: November 11st, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - Washington is looking awfully swampy, despite Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp.” Plus, a recap of the midterm election results; a look at acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s past; ads masquerading as tweets from celebrity “influencers.”
Episode 149
Episode 30: Episode 149
Air Date: November 18th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Summary: Main story - A look at the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, including our president. Plus, the fate of Russell Crowe’s jockstrap; a Brexit update; Trump’s reaction to California’s wildfires.
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