EMMY® WINNER LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER CONTINUES ITS THIRD SEASON OCT. 9, 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 third season SUNDAY, OCT. 9 (11:05–11:40 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. This week’s topics include the impact of the infamous Donald Trump video, the legal and moral issues surrounding Guantanamo Bay, and an update on Chechnya’s newly reelected leader Ramzan Kadyrov.

Photo: John Oliver (Credit: Eric Liebowitz/HBO)

Other HBO playdates: Oct. 9 (1:45 a.m.), 10 (5:15 p.m., 11:50 p.m.), and 11 (noon)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 12 (8:00 p.m.) and 13 (5:20 p.m.)

The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

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.

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER recently 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.

The series has already been renewed for a fourth season, scheduled for 2017.

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, Jim Hoskinson.

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