EMMY® WINNER LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER CONTINUES ITS FOURTH SEASON MARCH 5, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, the Emmy®-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues its fourth season SUNDAY, MARCH 5 (11:00–11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Topics covered were the ongoing saga of Trump campaign associates meeting with Russian officials, accusations of Trump Tower being wiretapped by former President Obama, and Tibetan Buddhists suffering deep persecution by the Chinese government. John Oliver sits down with the Dalai Lama in India to discuss China, the conditions in Tibet, and horse milk.
The show is the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, the show features a mix of Oliver’s topical commentary, pre-taped pieces and occasional guests.
In 2016, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER received three Primetime Emmys®, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.
In 2015, the show received an Emmy® in the category of Outstanding Interactive Program. The show was honored at the 21st Critics Choice Awards in the category of Best Talk Show, and received a Peabody Award, as well as Writers Guild Award in the category of Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) — Series.
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER is produced for HBO by Avalon Television; executive producers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday, James Taylor; director, Paul Pennolino.
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