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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 ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on March 10th, 2014
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 ...
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.
By Seb Patrick | Posted on August 26th, 2013
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.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on June 11th, 2013
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’
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on June 5th, 2013
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 6th, 2013
Let’s have a moment of silence please, a little bit of respect, a smidgeon of awe-struck quiet.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on June 16th, 2011
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 ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on October 4th, 2010
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.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on September 15th, 2010
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 ...