John Oliver

John Oliver and Lena Headey Join ‘Danger Mouse’

The BBC’s rebooted version of the classic British children’s cartoon Danger Mouse is clearly aiming for as international an audience as possible. Having secured the services of Alexander Armstrong (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane …

5 Very British Moments on ‘The Daily Show’

The problem with gathering together any kind of greatest hits of Jon Stewart’s captaincy at the helm of The Daily Show–which he announced is coming to an end–is partly one of being awash—there is so much stuff to choose …

WATCH: John Oliver Suggest Ways to Avoid New Year’s Eve

Apparently not everyone is a fan of New Year’s Eve celebrations. HBO’s John Oliver actually embraces his disdain for the holiday, and gives us some examples on how to get out of get-togethers with some unique excuses like a juice …

A History: Are Brits Better at Satire?

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No.

Actually, it would perhaps be more fitting if I said YES, yes they are, and then go on to claim that the Brits are better at anything that involves saying things you don’t literally mean. I could then claim that this is why …

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.