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.
Main story: Trump vs. the World; plus, Parkland school shooting; leadership scandals in South Africa, Australia and Israel.
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.
Main story: NRA TV; plus, the week in White House chaos; And Now: Would You Like to Be on The Maury Show?
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.
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.
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.
Main story: Crisis pregnancy centers; plus, embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt; Hungarian election; And Now: Coming Up on “The Doctors.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Main story: The addiction treatment industry is dangerously unregulated; plus, coverage of the Royal Wedding; and the planned North Korea summit is in jeopardy.
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.
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.
Main story: China; plus, the Week in Trump; And Now: Senator Chuck Schumer is Caught in an Endless Graduation-Speech Time Loop.
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.
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.
Main story: Workplace sexual harassment, including an interview with Anita Hill; plus, Michael Cohen tapes; Facebook’s stock dive.
Main story: Prosecutors; plus, Paul Manafort trial; And Now: Even More of Paul Manafort’s Jackets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Main story: State Attorneys General; plus, Fox News speculation on package bombs; Saudi Arabia–Khashoggi fallout and WWE event.
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.
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.”