John Oliver: News

30 Oct 2020

HBO

'The Daily Show's Jon Stewart bags Apple TV Plus podcast

The godfather of political current affairs satire, Jon Stewart, is back to entertain us.

21 Sep 2020

HBO

Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Succession' score big

The annual Emmy Awards 2020, bringing us the best in the world of television, were offered on Sunday in a first-of-its-kind virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel from Los Angeles.

11 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Disney+ is now live in India via Hotstar

Christmas came early!

09 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

Quite recently, Hotstar, one of India's leading streaming companies, blocked the release of a fresh episode of comedian and TV host John Oliver's satirical news show Last Week Tonight, which was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies.

04 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

The clock is ticking fast for streaming platforms in India as the government wants them to finalize a self-regulatory code of conduct in 100 days.

27 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

If there was one person who could have controlled the Delhi riots, it was Narendra Modi. Systemic failure No. 1.

23 Nov 2018

Walt Disney

#LongLiveTheKing: 'Lion King' teaser trailer is out

There is a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, as Disney released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Lion King remake.

22 Jun 2018

HBO

China's Weibo bans comedian John Oliver after President Jinping skit

China's largest social media network Weibo has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after he mocked President Xi Jinping on his show 'Last Week Tonight'.

Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

With the 11th season of the Indian Premier League on, your television must be booked for another 45 days. If you aren't interested or too bored with the brouhaha, we have got you covered.

28 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's chief of staff trying to rein in Jared Kushner

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is commonly referred to as the "secretary of everything."

24 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?

Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump's Indian-origin Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is at the center of a controversy after proposing an end to net neutrality.

18 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

The 69th Emmy Awards was a celebration of women's stories. HBO's miniseries Big Little Lies and Hulu's screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale won the biggest - five and eight awards respectively.