Former Daily Show Correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.
John Oliver / David Kaye
[HBO] HD. Main story: Italian election; plus, Trump's idea to arm teachers; Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump Jr. in India.
John Oliver talks President Trump's inability to organize Puerto Rican disaster relief, the proposed Republican tax reform, and the shortcomings of forensic science - offering a glimpse at how CSI shows might be made more realistic.
John talks about the Olympics Opening Ceremony and the main story is about Journalism and the descent of printed news.
Highlights of US Democratic Party convention 2016.
John discusses the upcoming Canadian election and urges Canadians not to vote for Stephen Harper.
John takes a look at the harmful effects of the oil boom in North Dakota.
John discusses Russia's involvement in Syria, the U.N. General Assembly, and the problems with the national system for treating mental illness.
John talks about Pope Francis visiting the USA and the immigration crisis in Europe.
John talks about problems concerning public defenders in the American Judicial system, a Michigan state legislature scandal, Guatemala's unusual election, and Queen Elizabeth II and delivers a message from the Lady of Perpetual Exemption.
Despite the victory for marriage equality this summer, there is a long way to go to end LGBT discrimination, as John explains.
John discusses predatory churches and TV evangelism, the raising of the American flag in Cuba, the redesign of New Zealand's flag, and President Harding's illegitimate child.
Sex education in America; GOP Debate; India's short-lived porn-site ban; overpricing at Whole Foods.
John explains why Washington, D.C. deserves to be the 51st state - or at least get full voting rights in Congress.
John explains why mandatory minimum sentences, especially for drug-related crimes, are in desperate need of reform.
Iran nuclear treaty; El Chapo prison escape; North Korea hosting Laibach band; food waste.
John discusses how taxpayer money is funding private sports stadiums.
John discusses US Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage and Obamacre, former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, transgender rights and leap second.
Online harassment is a major problem, but it is rarely prosecuted. If only we'd been warned about this in the early days of the internet.
John discusses the 2015 European Games, the Canadian Senate expenses scandal, and torture with the voice of special guest Helen Mirren.
John explains why America's bail system is better for the reality TV industry than it is for the justice system.
John discusses the 2015 FIFA corruption case.
John discusses chicken farming.
John discusses Victory Day in Russia, paid parental leave, and Japanese government mascots.
John discusses standardized testing.
John Oliver explores the concept of changing and cheap fashion and some of the ugliest truths of the manufacturing process.
John discusses patents, Earth Day, and doomsday, with a special appearance from Martin Sheen.
John discusses the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), with a special appearance from Michael Bolton.
John heads to Russia to interview Edward Snowden as part of a segement on government surveillance.
If you have money, committing a municipal violation may pose you a minor inconvenience. If you don't, it can ruin your life.
The NCAA doesn't pay students athletes because they are considered to be amateurs. They are considered to be amateurs because they don't get paid.
John Oliver discusses a Fanta controversy in Germany, citizenship grievances for those in U.S. territories, and cigarette packaging.
John demonstrates the importance of infrastructure with a special sketch starring Edward Norton, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Steve Buscemi. He also discusses Boris Nemstov.
John discusses United Kingdom general elections, judicial elections, and the Chinese New Year.
John riffs on Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, '50 Shades of Grey', multinational tobacco corporation Phillip Morris International and Marlborough tobacco advertisements.
John Oliver discusses the growing issues of pharmaceutical companies marketing directly to and through doctors.