Tag Archives: John Oliver

WATCH: Trailer for John Oliver’s HBO News Show ‘Last Week Tonight’

We weren’t the only ones tuned into John Oliver taking on hosting duties for The Daily Show when Jon Stewart took a brief hiatus. Apparently HBO had their eye on him and were keen on his performance so much to give him his own show ...

John Oliver Gets Own Show on HBO

British comedian John Oliver must have done something right when filling in for Jon Stewart at The Daily Show earlier this year, because he’s been offered his own TV show on HBO, reports BBC News.

10 British Exports That Are More Popular In The U.S.

If a British cultural export manages to succeed in America, it’s a fairly safe bet that it already has some degree of popularity in its home land. Sometimes, however, exports from the U.K.

WATCH: John Oliver Takes His Seat at ‘The Daily Show’

Daily Show host Jon Stewart is officially off on a working holiday (directing a film) and John Oliver has temporarily taken over hosting duties. Last night (June 10) was his first time with full control of the show.

John Oliver on Hosting ‘Daily Show’: ‘It’s an American Institution, I Have to Try Not to Destroy It’

British Daily Show correspondent John Oliver is just a wee bit nervous about temporarily taking over the show’s hosting duties from the esteemed Jon Stewart, who’s off directing his first movie this summer. Hey, what’s ...

‘The Daily Show’ Special: John Oliver’s Greatest Hits

Let’s have a moment of silence please, a little bit of respect, a smidgeon of awe-struck quiet.

Lost in Translation: Five British Showbiz Icons Americans Adore

Picking up where my colleague Fraser McAlpine left off with his “Lost In Translation: Five Showbiz Underachievers The British Adore” list, it’s time to highlight five Brits who’ve gained huge respect and legions ...

Roundup: Wedding Bells for ‘Daily Show’ comedian John Oliver

The Daily Show's John Oliver is getting hitched. The 33-year-old British comedian is set to marry his girlfriend of two years, former Iraq War veteran Kate Norley.

John Oliver Headlines New Film With Monty Python’s Terry Jones

You’ve heard his voice all over BBC AMERICA, and you’ve watched him as a Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent: now British comedian John Oliver is set to star in Absolutely Anything, a comedy directed by Monty Python ...