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Breaking news, on a weekly basis. Comedian John Oliver satirically covers the week in news, politics and current events in this Emmy-winning variety series.


2019 Emmy Winner — Outstanding Variety Talk Series & Writing for a Variety Series
Winner 2016, 2017, 2018

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July 19, 2020
Coronavirus: Conspiracy Theories

With conspiracy theories about coronavirus proliferating, John Oliver discusses why we’re prone to believe, how to distinguish fact from fiction, and what you can do to help others.

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June 14, 2020
Facial Recognition

John Oliver takes a look at facial recognition technology, how it’s used by private companies and law enforcement, and why it can be dangerous.

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June 7, 2020
Police

As nationwide protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are met with police brutality, John Oliver discusses how the histories of policing and white supremacy are intertwined, the roadblocks to fixing things, and some potential paths forward.

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May 31, 2020
Voting by Mail

With the 2020 presidential election nearing and a pandemic in full swing, John Oliver discusses why voting by mail is necessary, the fearmongering surrounding it, and why we need to start planning for November right now.

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April 5, 2020
OAN

One America News, or OAN, is a far-right news network being embraced by President Trump at his coronavirus press briefings. John Oliver takes a look at who they are, how they report, and why they could be a big problem during the pandemic.


“A shining beacon in the eternal shriek that was our daily existence.”

— A.V. Club


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Sometimes John needs a little help to get his point across.

Tibet’s holiest man and Oliver bond over a fresh batch of horse milk.

For when you need a break from all the bad news.

Oliver invites Jack “definitely a doctor” McBrayer on to one-up Alex Jones.

There’s nothing like the soothing sound of the accordion to ensure diplomacy.

The British satirical political candidate has a message for his underlings.

Don’t knock it until “Laura F**king Linney” has had a go.

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