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Real Time with Bill Maher

Season 16 2018

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  • 2018-01-20T03:00:00Z on HBO
  • 55 mins
  • 1 day, 9 hours, 1 min (35 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Talk Show
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35 episodes

16x01 Episode 446

  • Season Premiere

    2018-01-20T03:00:00Z — 56 mins

The Interview: Michael Wolff.
The Panel: Andrew Sullivan and Larry Wilmore.
Mid-Show Interview: Saru Jayaraman.

16x02 Episode 447

  • 2018-01-27T03:00:00Z — 55 mins

The Interview: Roger McNamee.
The Panel: Rep. Ro Khanna (D) and Michelle Goldberg.
Mid-Show Interview: Zooey Deschanel

16x03 Episode 448

  • 2018-02-03T03:00:00Z — 57 mins

Richard Haass, David Frum, Donna Brazile, and Anthony Scaramucci.

16x04 Episode 449

  • 2018-02-10T03:00:00Z — 56 mins

Adam Schiff; Bari Weiss; Johann Hari; April Ryan; Richard Painter.

16x05 Episode 450

  • 2018-02-17T03:00:00Z — 55 mins

The Interview: Anna Deavere Smith.
The Panel: Fran Lebowitz and Salman Rushdie.
Mid-Show Interview: Vicente Fox.

16x06 Episode 451

  • 2018-03-03T03:00:00Z — 55 mins

The Interview: David Hogg & Cameron Kasky.
The Panel: Eric Holder & Jon Meacham.
Mid-Show Interview: Amy Chua.

16x07 Episode 452

  • 2018-03-10T03:00:00Z — 56 mins

The Interview: Kathy Griffin
The Panel: Erick Erickson, Ana Navarro & Trae Crowder
Mid-Show Interview: Bari Weis

16x08 Episode 453

  • 2018-03-17T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

The Interview: Rep. Beto O'Rourke.
The Panel: Pete Dominick, Andrew Ross Sorkin and Nayyera Haq.
Mid-Show Interview: Billy Bush.

16x09 Episode 454

  • 2018-03-24T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu and former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy are the interview guests. The panelists are columnist Mona Charen, journalist Chris Hayes and counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance.

16x10 Episode 455

  • 2018-04-07T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Commentator Geraldo Rivera and comedian Louie Anderson are the interview guests. The panelists are columnist Max Boot, economic equality advocate Heather McGhee and former New York governor Eliot Spitzer.

16x11 Episode 456

  • 2018-04-14T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii); TV host Andy Cohen; columnist Jonathan Chait; Jason Kander, president of Let America Vote; public and urban policy expert Maya Wiley.

16x12 Episode 457

  • 2018-04-21T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests are high profile attorney Michael Avenatti and the Democratic governor of Washington, Jay Inslee. Bill's roundtable panel includes: Co-host of Showtime's 'The Circus' and CBS News correspondent Alex Wagner, University of Toronto Psycology professor Jordan Peterson and Frank Bruni of the New York Times.

16x13 Episode 458

  • 2018-04-28T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests: Ronan Farrow is the investigative reporter for the New Yorker magazine and author of the new book, 'War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence'. Ian Bremmer is President of the Eurasia Group and author of the new book, 'Us vs Them: The Failure of Globalism'. Bill's roundtable panel: Political columnist Ana Marie Cox, John Podhoretz is editor of Commentary magazine and Ross Douthat is a New York Times columnist and author of 'To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism'.

16x14 Episode 459

  • 2018-05-05T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests are General Michael Hayden, the former CIA and NSA director and author of the new book, "The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies" and Sally Kohn, CNN contributor and author of the new book, "The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity". Bill's roundtable guests include Jon Meacham, presidential historian and author of the new book, "The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels". Matt Welch is a contributing editor for Reason Magazine and Michael Tubbs is the mayor of Stockton, California.

16x15 Episode 460

  • 2018-05-12T02:00:00Z — 58 mins

Bill's roundtable guests are Duncan Hunter. He's the Republican Congressman representing California's 50th District, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich is the author of the book, "The Common Good", Michael Render, better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American rapper, actor, and activist. He is the founder of Grind Time Official Records and actor Ethan Hawke.

16x16 Episode 461

  • 2018-05-19T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bill's interview guests are former FBI agent Clint Watts. He's the author of the soon-to-be released book, 'Messing with the Enemy', on sale May 29th. Dambisa Moyo is an economist and author of the new book, 'Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth - and How to Fix It'. Bill's roundtable panel include Evan McMullin. Evan is the former Independent Presidential candidate and co-founder of Stand Up Republic. Bari Weiss is an writer and editor for the New York Times Op-Ed page and Dan Savage is a writer for the Daily Caller.

16x17 Episode 462

  • 2018-06-02T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bill's interview guests include Vermont's U.S. Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Charlamagne Tha God's upcoming book, "Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me” deals with anxiety and therapy and it's due out this fall. Bill's roundtable panel include former President Bill Clinton advisor and CNN contributor Paul Begala. Natasha Bertrand is a writer with the Atlantic and MSNBC contributor and Bret Stephens is a New York Times Op-Ed columnist and a MSNBC contributor as well!

16x18 Episode 463

  • 2018-06-09T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests include: Michael Eric Dyson is the Georgetown University professor and author of the new book, 'What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.' Bill's roundtable panel includes: John Heilemann. John is the national affairs analyst for MSNBC and the co-host/executive producer for 'The Circus' on Showtime. Fareed Zakaria is a Washington Post columnist and host of CNN's 'GPS'. Shermichael Singleton is a conservative columnist for The Hill and Linda Chavez is a conservative commentator.

16x19 Episode 464

  • 2018-06-16T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests are Washington Post columnist George Will and Billy Eichner is the host of the Emmy-nominated TruTV show 'Billy on the Street'. Bill's roundtable panel include Margaret Hoover, host of 'Firing Line' on PBS, Michael Weiss is a CNN contributor and author of the best selling book, 'ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror' and Karen Bass is the Democratic congresswoman representing California's 37th district, which includes Los Angeles and Culver City.

16x20 Episode 465

  • 2018-06-23T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bill's interview guests - Colion Noir is a pro-guns advocate and author of the book, 'If I Only Had One Concealed Carry Gun' and Michael Pollan is the author of the new book, 'How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and Transcendence'. Bill's roundtable panel include - Neera Tanden is the president of the Center for American Progress. Josh Barro is the senior editor at Business Insider and a MSNBC contributor. Michael Smerconish is a Sirius/XM and CNN political commentator and author of the new book, 'Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right'.

16x21 Episode 466

  • 2018-06-30T02:00:00Z — 58 mins

Join Bill for his season finale with his roundtable panel that include: Ben Shapiro is a writer for the National Review and host of the syndicated radio's 'The Ben Shapiro Show'. Jennifer Rubin is a conservative blogger at the Washington Post and MSNBC contributor. Actor and political activist Bradley Whitford, filmmaker, writer and political activist Michael Moore and retired U.S. Army colonel Lawrence Wilkerson.

16x22 Episode 467

  • 2018-08-04T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

The Interview: Malcolm Nance.
The Panel: Steve Schmidt, Kristen Soltis Anderson and Charles Blow.
Mid-Show Interview: Nancy MacLean.

16x23 Episode 468

  • 2018-08-11T02:00:00Z — 58 mins

TOP-OF-SHOW: Lawrence O'Donnell
THE PANEL: Christina Bellantoni, D.L. Hughley & Rep. Seth Moulton

16x24 Episode 469

  • 2018-08-18T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

The Interview: Preet Bharara.
The Panel: Jonathan Swan, Jennifer Granholm, Charlie Sykes.
Mid-Show Interview: Adam Conover.

16x25 Episode 470

  • 2018-08-25T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

The Interview: John Brennan.
The Panel: David Corn, Saru Jayaraman, Rick Wilson.
Mid-Show Interview: Kara Swisher.

16x26 Episode 471

  • 2018-09-08T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

The Interview: Jack Bryan.
The Panel: David Axelrod, Rep. Charlie Dent, Michelle Goldberg.
Mid-Show Interview: Jim Carrey.

16x27 Episode 472

  • 2018-09-15T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests include the former US Senator, Democratic Presidential Candidate and Secretary of State John Kerry. Steven Ballmer is the founder of USAFacts, a nonprofit and nonpartisan public service helping people find answers about the state of their nation. Bill's roundtable panel include the host of 'Unfiltered' and CNN political commentator S.E. Cupp. Mark Leibovich is the chief national correspondent for New York Magazine and Richard Clarke is a 30-year veteran of public service, author and an authority of Departments of State and Defense.

16x28 Episode 473

  • 2018-09-22T02:00:00Z — 58 mins

Bill's interview guests are the Academy Award filmmaker and activist Michael Moore. Steve Hilton is the author of the new book, 'Positive Populism: Revolutionary Ideas to Rebuild Economic Security, Family and Community in America'. Bill's roundtable panel include syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, Catherine Rampell. Thom Hartmann is the host of the syndicated radio talk show, 'Talk to Thom' and the best selling author PJ O'Rourke!

16x29 Episode 474

  • 2018-09-29T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests are Republican strategist, former Breitbart founder and Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon. April Ryan is the White House correspondent and bureau chief for American Urban Radio and author of the new book, 'At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White'. Bill's roundtable panel include the former Secretary of Defense for Russia and Eastern Europe, Evelyn Farkas, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse-Tyson and author/public speaker Max Brooks.

16x30 Episode 475

  • 2018-10-06T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Bill's interview guests are presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, whose new book, 'Leadership in Turbelent Times' just snagged a Pulitizer Prize. Jeff Bridges is an actor, musician, photographer, painter, sculptor and spokesperson for the 'No Kid Hungry' campaign. Bill's roundtable panel includes the CEO of Starfish Media and host of the 'Matter of Fact' TV series, Soledad O'Brien, former Florida Republican Congressman David Jolly and author/conservative commentator Andrew Sullivan.

16x31 Episode 476

  • 2018-10-13T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bill's interview guest is Omarosa Manigault-Newman. She's the former Trump White House staffer and author of the New York Times Best Seller, 'Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House'. Bill's roundtable panel include Rebecca Traister. She's a writer for New York Magazine and author of the new book, 'Good and Mad'. Reihan Salam is a writer for The Atlantic Magazine and author of the new book, 'Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders', Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude and Steve Kornacki is the National Political Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC and author of the new book, 'The Red and the Blue: The 1990's and the Birth of Political Tribalism'.

16x32 Episode 477

  • 2018-10-27T02:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bill's interview guests are Stormy Daniels. She's the former adult movie superstar who had a sexual relationship with now President Donald Trump. Stormy is also the author of the new book, 'Full Disclosure'. Anthony Scaramucci is an entrepreneur and former Trump White House staffer, whose new book, 'Trump: The Blue Collar President', hits bookstores this week. Bill's roundtable panel include the Daily Beast reporter Betsy Woodruff. Max Boot is a Washington Post columnist, CNN analyst and author of the book, 'The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right'. Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of 'The Righteous Mind' and 'The Coddling of the American Mind'.

16x33 Episode 478

  • 2018-11-03T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

TOP-OF-SHOW: Bari Weiss
MID-SHOW INTERVIEW: Barbra Streisand
THE PANEL: Chelsea Handler, Anthony Romero & Jim VandeHei

16x34 Episode 479

  • 2018-11-10T03:00:00Z — 57 mins

TOP-OF-SHOW: Bob Woodward
THE PANEL: Cornell Belcher, Katty Kay & Bret Stephens

16x35 Episode 480

  • 2018-11-17T03:00:00Z — 57 mins

✔ Bill's interview guests are the Democratic Congressman from California's 15th District and a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Eric Swalwell. The Founder of the Human Rights Foundation and a 13th World Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov. Bill's roundtable panel includes the Founder of The Dream Corp., Author of the book, 'Beyond the Messy Truth' and CNN Host, Van Jones. Nancy MacLean is an award winning historian and author of the book, 'Democracy in Chains'. Steve Schmidt is a Republican Strategist and the former national campaign manager for McCain/Palin 2008.

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