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    Watch: John Oliver and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talk Dads, Jon Stewart and HBO Comedy with Charlie Rose

    In the last two weeks, Charlie Rose interviewed both John Oliver and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Speaking with Oliver, the topics touched upon included net neutrality, his new HBO show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," "being under John's [Stewart] protective wing," and "worrying about everything."

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    Stephen Colbert Rips Amazon Over Hachette Dispute, Sells More Books (VIDEO)

    America's late-night comedy hosts are now, it would seem, the country's new defenders against corporate overreach.

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    John Oliver's Rallying Cry Over Net Neutrality Buries FCC In Public Comments (VIDEO)

    Net neutrality: it's the issue that just won't go away, and for good reason, since it has the capacity to completely transform the way the Internet works. John Oliver supports the cause for an open Internet in the video below.

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    Watch: Last Night's HBO Premiere 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver' is Available for Free Today Online

    HBO has made the first episode of "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" available for free on YouTube.

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    Review: 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'

    Just because John Oliver was so brilliant sitting in for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, that doesn't mean he should have cloned it for his HBO series, Last Week Tonight.

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    The Poster and First Promo John Oliver's New HBO Show Promises It's 'Just Like The Nightly News, Only Weeklier'

    John Oliver's coming to HBO with new topical show "Last Week Tonight" on April 27th.

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    John Oliver's Satirical HBO News Show Gets a Title and a Premiere Date

    HBO has just announced "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" as the title for their new half-hour comedy series featuring Emmy award-winning writer John Oliver. The show, which will have Oliver satirizing current events, will premiere on April 27 at 11pm.

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    Matthew McConaughey, Lena Dunham, Mike Judge, Damon Lindelof and More Discuss Their Upcoming HBO Series

    Highlights from HBO's marathon session at the TCA winter 2014 press tour for "True Detective," "Silicon Valley," "The Normal Heart," "Looking," "The Leftovers," "Girls" and John Oliver's new show.

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    HBO Gives John Oliver His Own Weekly Satirical News and Topical Comedy Show

    We weren't the only ones who thought John Oliver deserved a show of his own after an excellent stint filling in for Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" this summer. HBO felt the same way, and since they're a network, they were actually able to do something about it.

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    John Oliver Plays 'Where in the World is Edward Snowden?' (Video)

    During the reassuringly funny Jon Oliver era at The Daily Show, the substitute host has begun every night by telling us why Jon Stewart isn't around. Last night Oliver explained Stewart "is currently in Moscow, or Ecuador, or on a flight somewhere or has escaped from the National Zoo -- we don'...

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