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  • 2018-02-19T04:00:00+00:00 on HBO
  • 30 mins
  • 16 hours, 1 min (30 episodes)
  • United States
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  • 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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30 episodes

5x01 Trump vs. The World

  • Season Premiere

    2018-02-19T04:00:00+00:00 — 31 mins

Main story: Trump vs. the World; plus, Parkland school shooting; leadership scandals in South Africa, Australia and Israel.

5x02 Italian Election

  • 2018-02-26T04:00:00+00:00 — 34 mins

Main story: Italian election; plus, Trump’s idea to arm teachers; Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump Jr. in India; And Now: The Quiet Pain of Rachael Ray.

5x03 NRA TV

  • 2018-03-05T04:00:00+00:00 — 29 mins

Main story: NRA TV; plus, the week in White House chaos; And Now: Would You Like to Be on The Maury Show?

5x04 Cryptocurrencies

  • 2018-03-12T03:00:00+00:00 — 35 mins

Main story: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies; plus, the Week in Trump; the creepy side to International Women’s Day; And Now: An MSNBC Guest, Brought on to Discuss Gary Cohn’s Departure, Can’t Get Over “The Bachelor” finale.

5x05 Mike Pence

  • 2018-03-19T03:00:00+00:00 — 29 mins

Main story: John Oliver looks at Mike Pence’s past and creates his own children’s book about a rabbit to compete with Pence’s bunny book; plus, Trump fires Rex Tillerson; the Russian spy poisoning case; Putin wins re-election.

5x06 Immigration Courts

  • 2018-04-02T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone; plus, Sinclair Broadcasting forces local TV news to air pro-Trump propaganda; Egypt’s sham presidential election.

5x07 Crisis Pregnancy Centers

  • 2018-04-09T04:00:00+01:00 — 35 mins

Main story: Crisis pregnancy centers; plus, embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt; Hungarian election; And Now: Coming Up on “The Doctors.”

5x08 Corporate Taxes

  • 2018-04-16T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: corporate taxes; plus, James Comey interview; Michael Cohen raid; And Now: Ari Melber, Rap Genius; Alaska’s last Blockbuster store; Russell Crowe memorabilia.

5x09 Iran Deal

  • 2018-04-23T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Trump and the Iranian Nuclear Deal; plus, Michael Cohen; Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke; And Now: Somebody Please Tell Ryan Zinke He’s Not a Geologist.

5x10 Giuliani

  • 2018-05-07T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Rudy Giuliani; plus, West Virginia Senatorial candidate Don Blankenship; And Now: The Inevitable Consequences of Combining Local News and the Fifth of May; Russell Crowe memorabilia update.

5x11 Venezuela

  • 2018-05-14T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: John Oliver discusses the devastating economic crisis in Venezuela; plus, more trouble for Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen; local news gets real about Mother’s Day.

5x12 Rehab

  • 2018-05-21T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: The addiction treatment industry is dangerously unregulated; plus, coverage of the Royal Wedding; and the planned North Korea summit is in jeopardy.

5x13 Guardianship

  • 2018-06-04T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Guardianship for senior citizens; plus, North Korea summit; Russian journalist’s staged death; Royal Family expert Thomas J. Mace-Archer-Mills, Esq.; And Now: The Very British Put-Downs of Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow.

5x14 Stupid Watergate II

  • 2018-06-11T04:00:00+01:00 — 31 mins

Main story: Stupid Watergate update; plus, North Korea summit; Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte; And Now: Julie Chen has a Few Questions for the Audience of “The Talk”; Parliamentary footage issue.

5x15 Xi Jinping

  • 2018-06-18T04:00:00+01:00 — 31 mins

Main story: China; plus, the Week in Trump; And Now: Senator Chuck Schumer is Caught in an Endless Graduation-Speech Time Loop.

5x16 Mexican Elections

  • 2018-06-25T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Mexican elections; plus, Trump’s flip-flop on separating illegal immigrant families; Norway’s 7-Eleven condom ads; And Now: Local News is Concerned About Teens.

5x17 Gene Editing

  • 2018-07-02T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: Scientists are developing new ways to alter the genetic code of living organisms; plus, Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement sets off a battle for Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee.

5x18 Workplace Sexual Harassment

  • 2018-07-30T04:00:00+01:00 — 39 mins

Main story: Workplace sexual harassment, including an interview with Anita Hill; plus, Michael Cohen tapes; Facebook’s stock dive.

5x19 Prosecutors

  • 2018-08-06T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Prosecutors; plus, Paul Manafort trial; And Now: Even More of Paul Manafort’s Jackets.

5x20 Astroturfing

  • 2018-08-13T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message in a shady practice called astroturfing; plus, are President Trump and Laura Ingraham racists?; Saudi Arabia and Canada’s feud; Lithuania’s new tourism slogan hits the spot.

5x21 Trade

  • 2018-08-20T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Donald Trump is waging a trade war that hurts a lot of American workers; Giuliani claims “truth isn’t truth;” Australia’s “final solution” to the immigration problem.

5x22 Felony Disenfranchisement

  • 2018-09-10T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, especially in Florida; plus, Trump’s reaction to the anonymous op-ed in the NY Times; the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

5x23 Facebook

  • 2018-09-24T04:00:00+01:00 — 31 mins

Main story: Facebook’s global expansion has been linked to political turmoil overseas; plus, the latest on the GOP’s defense of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

5x24 Brett Kavanaugh

  • 2018-10-01T04:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Main story: the Senate Judiciary Committee testimony by Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh; plus, Donald Trump's speech at the UN General Assembly, new Philadelphia Flyers new mascot, Gritty.

5x25 Brazilian Elections

  • 2018-10-08T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Main story: Brazil is about to elect a new president during a turbulent period of political corruption and economic uncertainty. Plus, reaction to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation; scenes from Sean Hannity’s midlife crisis; the Weather Channel’s over-the-top graphics.

5x26 Saudi Arabia

  • 2018-10-15T04:00:00+01:00 — 34 mins

Main story: Saudi Arabia and the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi; plus, campaign ads for midterm elections; And Now: The Man from the Ted Cruz Ad Says 8 More Names with Total Contempt; news anchors on Instagram.

5x27 State Attorneys General

  • 2018-10-29T03:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Main story: State Attorneys General; plus, Fox News speculation on package bombs; Saudi Arabia–Khashoggi fallout and WWE event.

5x28 Family Separation Policy

  • 2018-11-05T04:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Main story: Examining the disturbing policy that separated migrant families detained at our southern border, and the real chance that it could happen again. Plus, Trump’s scare tactics and flurry of false statements in the run-up to the midterm elections.

5x29 Drain the Swamp

  • 2018-11-12T04:00:00+00:00 — 61 mins

Main story: Washington is looking awfully swampy, despite Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp.” Plus, a recap of the midterm election results; a look at acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s past; ads masquerading as tweets from celebrity “influencers.”

5x30 Authoritarianism

  • 2018-11-19T04:00:00+00:00 — 39 mins

Main story: A look at the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, including our president. Plus, the fate of Russell Crowe’s jockstrap; a Brexit update; Trump’s reaction to California’s wildfires.

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