John Oliver: News

29 Apr 2024


HBO makes 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' S01 free

In an unexpected but welcome move, HBO has made the entire first season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver available on YouTube at no cost.

20 Feb 2024


Why 'Last Week Tonight' YouTube premiere is getting delayed

HBO is putting an end to sharing next-day clips from the hit comedy talk show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver on YouTube.

16 Jan 2024

Emmy Awards

Emmys: Most actors of color picked up trophies this year 

The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards made history with a record-breaking number of people of color taking home top honors in the TV Academy's history.

15 Nov 2023

New Zealand

Pūteketeke wins NZ's Bird of Century; it has US connection

In a surprising turn of events, the pūteketeke, or Australasian crested grebe, has clinched the title of New Zealand's Bird of the Century.

11 Mar 2020


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.

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

Xi Jinping

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'.

28 Nov 2017

Jared Kushner

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.