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.
Donald Trump spreads a lot of false information thanks to his daily consumption of morning cable news. If only we could sneak some facts into the president’s media diet.
Vladimir Putin is known as a ruthless leader and master manipulator. John Oliver enlists a group of singing dancers to explain that to Donald Trump.
John Oliver Talks Health Care: Last Week Tonight explores why Congressional Republicans’ proposed Obamacare replacement works like a thong.
John Oliver sits down with the Dalai Lama to discuss China, the conditions in Tibet, and horse milk.
The Republican health care bill could leave many Americans without affordable coverage. Last Week Tonight's catheter cowboy returns to morning cable news to explain that to Donald Trump.
Donald Trump’s federal budget plan proposes large funding cuts with largely negative consequences. John Oliver examines the troubling priorities of the new administration.
Under federal law, even legal marijuana is illegal. John Oliver explains why conflicting drug laws pose serious problems.
Lawmakers often reshape voting districts to shift the balance of political power. That’s unfair to voters, even those of us with questionable judgment.
2017 French presidential election, Sean Spicer Hitler–Assad controversy, Political positions of Donald Trump, and the 2017 Nangarhar airstrike.
Main story: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner; plus, North Korean missile tests and the Turkish constitutional referendum.
Equal access to online information is once again under serious threat. John Oliver encourages internet commenters to voice their displeasure to the FCC by visiting www.gofccyourself.com and clicking “express” to file your comment.
Main story: Dialysis and DaVita; plus, dismissal of James Comey, Bill English.
Main story: Stupid Watergate; plus, Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to Russia, Comey memos, Transportation Security Administration.
Main story: U.S. pullout from the Paris Agreement; plus, London terror attacks; the week in Putin; And Now: 60 Minutes Anchors are Still Prompting People to Give Them the Exact Soundbites They Need.
Main story: U.K. elections and Brexit with special appearance by Lord Buckethead; plus, “Stupid Watergate” update: James Comey edition; And Now: There Is No Group More Easily Amazed Than the Audience of ’America’s Got Talent.’
Main story: coal industry; plus, the American Health Care Act bill; And Now: Things People’s Fathers Used to Say.
Main story: vaccines; plus, Trump on Comey tapes; health-care bill update; And Now: The Ongoing Controversy Over WNEP 16 Scranton’s Backyard Train.
Main story: Sinclair Broadcast Group’s conservative takeover of local TV news; plus, Trump’s travel ban; and Last Week Tonight unveils its collection of presidential wax statues and brings Warren G. Harding’s incredible life story to the big screen.
Main story: Alex Jones; plus, Trump Transgender military ban; Sen. McCain’s dramatic Obamacare repeal vote; amusing press coverage of Anthony Scaramucci’s expletive-filled interview.
Main story: Trump’s plan to hire 5,000 more Border Patrol agents could lead to corruption and misconduct; plus, Trump’s leaked phone calls; Stephen Miller’s feud with the press.
Main story: As nuclear tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and North Korea, LWT enlists “Weird Al” Yankovic to perform some accordion-based diplomacy; plus, bipartisan criticism of Trump’s failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists at Virginia rally.
Main story: Nuclear waste poses a serious threat to public health if it’s not stored in a safe place; plus, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s firing; and local newscasters warn people not to stare at the sun.
Main story: Joe Arpaio; plus, Trump’s democrat deal; DACA; And Now: What the NFL Will and Will Not Tolerate; Scranton train update.
Main story: Corporate consolidation; plus, Trump’s NFL comments; Price and Mnuchin scandals; And Now: A Preview of Megyn Kelly’s New Morning Show; Scranton train update.
Main story: Forensic science flaws; plus, Trump’s response to Puerto Rico; tax reform plan; And Now: Guy Fieri Gives a Surprisingly Detailed Tour of His Favorite Place on Earth.
Main story: Confederate symbols are still celebrated despite the ugly history they symbolize; plus, Rex Tillerson reportedly calls Trump a ’moron’; Theresa May and Harvey Weinstein’s bad week.
Main story: Equifax; plus, Harvey Weinstein scandal; Trump’s latest strikes at Obamacare and the Iran nuclear deal; And Now: Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Main story: Floods; plus, opioid epidemic; Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore; Australian vote on legalizing same-sex marriage; And Now: Meat Loaf Butchering “America the Beautiful.”
Main story: Economic development; plus, the latest on “Stupid Watergate;” And Now: Morning Shows Celebrating Halloween; the U.S. Postal Service on TV.