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  • 2014-04-28T04:00:00+01:00 on HBO
  • 30 mins
  • 11 hours, 38 mins (24 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Talk Show
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is an American late-night talk and news satire television program.

L.W.T draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, pop culture and often aspects of the show itself.

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24 episodes

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    2014-04-28T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the Indian election, Pom Wonderful and talks with the former NSA Director General Keith Alexander.

1x02 Episode 2

  • 2014-05-05T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the recent issues of the death penalty, François Hollande and the rising issues happening in Brunei.

1x03 Episode 3

  • 2014-05-12T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about Eurovision, Ukraine and Russia's relations and interviews Bill Nye about Climate Change.

1x04 Episode 4

  • 2014-05-19T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the product recall going on at General Motors, the EU Court of Justice "Right to be Forgotten" ruling and updates us on how the Indian election is going with help from Fareed Zakaria.

1x05 Episode 5

  • 2014-06-02T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the rise of the far-right political parties in Europe, the Ukrainian election, Afghanistan, Net Neutrality, Australia's hard-line right-wing Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

1x06 Episode 6

  • 2014-06-09T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about California Chrome and the Belmont Stakes, FIFA and the 2014 World Cup, and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

1x07 Episode 7

  • 2014-06-16T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about US Immigration and interviews Professor Stephen Hawking.

1x08 Episode 8

  • 2014-06-23T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about Iraq, Antarctica tourism and Dr. Oz's "Miracle Drug".

1x09 Episode 9

  • 2014-06-30T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John hosts an interview with Ugandan LGBT activist Pepe Julian Onziema.

1x10 Episode 10

  • 2014-07-14T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about modern American income inequality, Warren G. Harding's love letters and President Obama's "Day In The Life" tour.

1x11 Episode 11

  • 2014-07-21T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the Gaza crisis, the decay of American prisons and the gambling addiction problem in Singapore.

1x12 Episode 12

  • 2014-07-28T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about human rights violations in the Middle East, nuclear disarmament and Russia's science satellite that lost communication.

1x13 Episode 13

  • 2014-08-04T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about Uganda's anti-gay laws, the CIA's recent report on their use of torture, the New York Port Authority, Argentina's default on debt and native advertising.

1x14 Episode 14

  • 2014-08-11T04:00:00+01:00 — 28 mins

John talks about the return of US military actions in Iraq, replacing all passwords due to a global security breach and an exploration of the Payday Loan industry.

1x15 Episode 15

  • 2014-08-18T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the conflict in Ferguson, MO and the wage gap between the genders.

1x16 Episode 16

  • 2014-09-08T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about ISIS and student loan debt. Musical group A Great Big World make a special appearance.

1x17 Episode 17

  • 2014-09-15T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

John talks about the NFL's decision on Ray Rice's contract, the international response to ISIS, Scotland's separation from the United Kingdom and Twitter hashtags that are being misused by corporations.

1x18 Episode 18

  • 2014-09-22T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

The Miss America Pageant… how is this still a thing?
They claim to give more scholarships to women than any other organization, and, unfortunately, they’re right.
To illustrate these problems, John Oliver stages his own pageant with the help of Kathy Griffin.

1x19 Episode 19

  • 2014-09-29T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

The United States has launched a huge number of drone strikes under President Obama. It’s widely accepted and extremely terrifying.

Narendra Modi, the Prime Minster of India visited New York and did some classic New York things.
Also, some weird, inexplicable things.

1x20 Episode 20

  • 2014-10-06T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Did you know police can just take your stuff if they suspect it's involved in a crime? They can!
It’s a shady process called “civil asset forfeiture,” and it would make for a weird episode of Law and Order.

1x21 Episode 21

  • 2014-10-20T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Translators who have aided the U.S. Military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.

Cameras aren’t allowed in the Supreme Court, so most coverage of our most important cases looks like garbage. We fixed that problem with real animals and fake paws.

1x22 Episode 22

  • 2014-10-27T03:00:00+00:00 — 29 mins

John Oliver talks about a Russian submarine in Sweden, Ebola in New York, added sugar in food, Rob Ford's brother, and interviews Jane Goodall.

1x23 Episode 23

  • 2014-11-03T04:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

While midterm coverage is largely focused on the parts of Congress that do very little, vital (and bizarre) midterm elections are going unexamined. State legislators pass a lot of bills, and some of that efficiency is thanks to a group called ALEC that writes legislation for them. It’s as shady as it sounds!

1x24 Episode 24

  • 2014-11-10T04:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

The Lottery: State lotteries claim to be good for education and the general wellbeing of citizens. But are they? (Spoiler alert: No.)

Salmon Canon: There is a cannon that shoots salmon over dams. It’s awesome. Check it out.

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