Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

  • Score 9.2
  • Premiered: Apr 2014
  • Episodes: 200
  • Followers: 3309
  • Rank #233
  • Running
  • HBO
  • Sunday at 11


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Season 3 Discuss
Episode 60
Air date
Feb 14, 2016
John talks about Scalia's love of the Letter of the Law, Chipotle's avian mascot, and how Voter ID laws should be applied to those who write them.
Episode 61
Air date
Feb 21, 2016
Abortion is theoretically legal, but some states make it practically inaccessible. And how is Hollywood whitewashing still a thing?
Episode 62
Air date
Feb 28, 2016
Our main story was about Donald Trump. We can't believe we're saying that either.
Special Districts
Air date
Mar 06, 2016
Special districts spend more public money than all city governments combined. That's odd considering most of us don't know they exist.
Episode 64
Air date
Mar 13, 2016
Strong encryption poses problems for law enforcement, is weakening it worth the risks it presents? It’s…complicated.
Episode 65
Air date
Mar 20, 2016
Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible?
Episode 66
Air date
Apr 03, 2016
Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to discuss the costs of political spending.
Episode 67
Air date
Apr 10, 2016
Credit reports play a surprisingly large role in our lives, but even more surprising is how often they contain critical mistakes. John Oliver helps credit agencies see why this is a problem.
Episode 68
Air date
Apr 17, 2016
Lead poisoning is a national problem. If only lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street.
Episode 69
Air date
Apr 24, 2016
Puerto Rico is suffering a massive debt crisis. Lin-Manuel Miranda joins John Oliver to call for relief.
Episode 70
Air date
May 08, 2016
John Oliver on Sticking to the Facts: Media outlets often report new findings from scientific studies, but how many are true?
Episode 71
Air date
May 15, 2016
John Oliver on 911 Reliability: Things you never want to hear: there are no guarantees when you call 911. Emergency call centers are in desperate need of funding and new technology, so “no guarantees” is the unfortunate reality.
Episode 72
Air date
May 22, 2016
Last Week Tonight Tackles U.S. Primaries and Caucuses: The United States selection process for presidential nominees is convoluted — to say the least. Nevertheless, John Oliver reminds .. show full overview
Episode 73
Air date
Jun 05, 2016
John Oliver Takes On Debt Buyers: Companies that purchase debt on the cheap will aggressively collect on it. 'Last Week Tonight’ took a hands-on approach to addressing this issue.
Episode 74
Air date
Jun 12, 2016
John Oliver Covers Ins and Outs of Retirement Plans: Saving for retirement means navigating a potential minefield of high fees and bad advice - Last Week Tonight is here to help.
Episode 75
Air date
Jun 19, 2016
John Oliver on “Brexiting” from the EU: There might be an innate British desire to diss Europe, but Last Week Tonight lays out exactly why it’s a mistake to leave the EU.
Episode 76
Air date
Jun 26, 2016
Main segment: 2016 Summer Olympics and doping in sports. Segments: Aftermath of the United Kingdom EU membership referendum.
Episode 77
Air date
Jul 24, 2016
John Oliver discusses last week's unsurprisingly surprising Republican convention. It was a four-day exercise in emphasizing feelings over facts.
Episode 78
Air date
Jul 31, 2016
John Oliver Talks DNC vs. RNC. 'Last Week Tonight' covers the Democratic convention and has choice words regarding the Republican presidential nominee.
Episode 79
Air date
Aug 07, 2016
Last Week Tonight on the Decline of Journalism. John Oliver has some bad news about the state of the industry that gives us our news.
Episode 80
Air date
Aug 14, 2016
John Oliver Takes Subprime Auto Lenders To Task: Keegan-Michael Key and Bob Balaban help show how auto lenders can steer vulnerable people into debt.
Episode 81
Air date
Aug 21, 2016
Charter schools are privately run, publicly funded, and irregularly regulated. John Oliver explores why they aren’t at all like pizzerias.
Episode 82
Air date
Sep 25, 2016
John Oliver on Scandals: the 2016 presidential race is teeming with raisins. Sorry…scandals.
Episode 83
Air date
Oct 02, 2016
John Oliver discusses the systems in place to investigate and hold police officers accountable for misconduct.
Episode 84
Air date
Oct 09, 2016
John Oliver examines the legal and moral issues surrounding the military prison at Guantánamo Bay.
Episode 85
Air date
Oct 16, 2016
John Oliver considers third party candidates seriously as potential presidents.
Episode 86
Air date
Oct 23, 2016
John Oliver discusses the extent and root of the nation’s epidemic of opioid addiction.
Episode 87
Air date
Oct 30, 2016
Public schools are increasingly divided by race and class. John Oliver discusses the troubling trend towards school resegregation.
Episode 88
Air date
Nov 06, 2016
Multilevel marketing companies claim to be legitimate businesses, but some seem awfully…pyramid shaped. John Oliver and Jaime Camil demonstrate how they work.
3x30 Season finale
Episode 89
Air date
Nov 13, 2016
Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. How did we get to this point? And what do we do now?

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