Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
With his insightful wit and fearless candor, comedian John Oliver, formerly of the The Daily Show (1996), reviews the crazy current affairs happening in America and around the world. In doing so, he provides a wry perspective that punctures pomposity and cuts through all pretensions with comically outrageous audacity. In doing so, he can to get to the heart of the matter of the world's most serious and absurd problems with plenty of laughs along the way. Written by
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After hosting The Daily Show (1996) for eight weeks, John Oliver's reviews were so overwhelmingly positive that he was offered a job from HBO to do a weekly talk show, which they were not planning to do until they saw Oliver host. See more »
His first few shows were funny, but then his topics took a far left turn. I stopped watching him. If he wants to expand his audience beyond liberal children, he should take a more balanced view otherwise he is just a small niche player. i am sure he has a loyal following because he panders to a certain demographic, but if a viewer is looking for someone who is truly funny that possesses an open mind then John Oliver is not a good fit. He is very similar to John Stewart in that regard as they are both extremely politically biased and, as a result, cater to a young audience. I am sure Oliver (just like Stewart) would derby his bias but it is clear to anyone with an analytical mind. I don't have anything further to write but the minimum is 10 lines so I added this last sentence.
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