• WWE, Vince McMahon get the John Oliver treatment on Last Week Tonight (UPDATE)

    Update: WWE responds to John Oliver The WWE has responded since John Oliver tore the corporation, and its CEO Vince McMahon, to shred on Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight. In a statement to Deadline, WWE reps wrote, “John Oliver is clearly a clever and humorous entertainer, however the subject matter covered in his WWE segment is no laughing matter. Prior to airing, WWE responded to his producers refuting

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    John Oliver stars in Dave Hill music video…whether he wants to or not

    John Oliver popped up in a surprising place this week: the new music video from Dave Hill’s band, Valley Lodge. The band released a new video for their song Come Back to Bed on Thursday. Valley Lodge is a rock band that features Hill, Rob Pfeiffer, Phil Costello, and Eddie Eyeball. The band might best be known for their song Go, which is the intro song for Last Week Tonight.

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    John Oliver, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong shine in Wonder Park trailer (Video)

    “It’s time to open the park.” Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies dropped the first full-length trailer for Wonder Park on Wednesday and it’s chockfull of voice talent from your favorite comedy stars. The movie centers around a young girl named June (voiced by Brianna Denski) who discovered an amusement park that is full of magical rides and talking animals nestled inside ostensibly abandoned woods. June learns that she has created

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    John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

    The current season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ended in spectacular fashion on the back of a spectacularly terrible year. And that is why Oliver literally sets the year on fire in a way that would make John McClane proud. But before the HBO show signed off until the New Year Sunday, Oliver and his always-brilliant writing staff dragged us through the deepest, oozing wound of 2016— the

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    John Oliver, Jack Warner Feud Heats Up! After Trinidad And Tobago Videos, ‘Last Week Tonight’ Literally Fires Back At Former FIFA VP

    John Oliver’s repeated takedowns of FIFA have made him the enemy of  the organization former Vice President Jack Warner. After the two men went back and forth on Trinidad and Tobago television last week, the Last Week Tonight host fired back Sunday night – literally. Oliver’s first ranted against FIFA last year, and the video quickly went viral. So when FIFA officials were finally arrested last month on corruption charges,

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    TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List: Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Lorne Michaels, more represent for comedy

    TIME magazine released its twelfth-annual TIME 100 today, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. And, while many familiar names from the arenas of politics and business were featured, some of comedy’s best and brightest stars also received honorable mentions within the pages of the special issue. Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, stand-up comedian-turned movie star Kevin Hart, Comedy Central darling Amy Schumer, comedic playwright

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    Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

    Amy Schumer and John Oliver join fellow Comedy Central cohorts Jon Stewart and Key & Peele as Peabody Award Winners. The Peabody Awards are given annually for various media. “The single criteria for receiving a Peabody Award is excellence,” says its website. Unlike the Oscars or Emmys, there are no set number of winners each year and there are no categories. Television shows, radio broadcasts, documentaries and online media are

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    Why John Oliver Hates April Fools’ Day And Takes ‘No Prank’ Pledge In New ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video

    You would think a comedian like John Oliver loves April Fools’ Day. Instead, the Last Week Tonight host posted a new video slamming the holiday and asking his viewers to take the “No Prank Pledge.” “April Fools’ Day is to comedy what St. Patrick’s Day is to Irish culture,” Oliver began. “That is to say, it is a mockery of the very concepts that usually ends in a fist fight.” John

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    John Oliver Takes Down Municipal Violation Fines In ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video, Inspires #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel Hashtag

    On the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver slammed America’s system for fining municipal violations.  And his attack inspired the Twitter hashtag #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel. “We have all committed municipal violations,” Oliver began. “And if you’ve never gotten a ticket for one, congratulations on not getting caught.” Indeed, everyone in America has had to pay one of these small fines at some point in their lives. But while this

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    John Oliver’s NCAA Tournament Takedown Was Awesome! (Video)

    It’s not exactly breaking news that the NCAA exploits its athletes. But with the March Madness college basket tournament starting this week, John Oliver thought it would be a good time to make the organization his next target. So he slammed the NCAA in a scathing segment on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “There is nothing inherently wrong with a sporting tournament making huge amounts of money,” John Oliver began on

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    Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

    In honor of Comedy Central’s every-two-year tradition, the Night of Too Many Stars extravaganza, the cable juggernaut decided to pull out all the stops this time around and give fans what they’ve really been itching for: that is, a boozy shoplifting spree with John Oliver, and one lucky audience member’s glimpse of Paul Rudd’s, um, own member. (Almost sounds like one star too many…?) Hosted by our favorite soon-to-be-ex-fake newsman,

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    John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

    HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for two more years. Sorry to anyone still holding out hope that the former Daily Show correspondent would jump ship after his contract with HBO ended later this year. The deal will call for two additional seasons, each consisting of 35 episodes, to air through 2017. Last week Jon Stewart announced that he will step down as host of The Daily

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    John Oliver ‘Last Week Tonight’ Season 2 Premiere Goes After Pharmaceutical Drug Companies Known As Big Pharma

    John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight returned with a vengeance on Sunday. And for his Season 2 premiere, the host set his sights on pharmaceutical companies, also known as Big Pharma. In a 17-minute Last Week Tonight segment, John Oliver exposed how Big Pharma cares more about selling its drugs than about how well they work. He cited one damning study that revealed nine out of 10 major pharmaceutical companies spend

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    John Oliver In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’? Watch Video As ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Auditions For Role Of Christian Grey, Apologizes To Jamie Dornan For #NotMyChristian

    Last Week Tonight may not return to HBO until February 8, but John Oliver is still making us laugh with his hilarious web videos. In his latest clip, he auditioned for the upcoming film Fifty Shades Of Grey while “apologizing” to the movie’s star, Jamie Dornan, for the #NotMyChristian hashtag. “In the grand tradition of television personalities who’ve made mistakes, I would like to offer a condescending, half-hearted apology that

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    Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

    John Oliver is back with a new Last Week Tonight video, and this time he is taking aim at New Years’ Eve. More specifically, the parties we all attend to celebrate the calendar turn from December 31 to January 1. “New Year’s Eve is the worst,” John Oliver said in this online-only Last Week Tonight video. “It combines three of the least pleasant things known to mankind – forced interaction

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