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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'

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire March 27, 2014 at 1:15PM

John Oliver's coming to HBO with new topical show "Last Week Tonight" on April 27th.
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After an acclaimed, attention-getting stint guest-hosting "The Daily Show" while Jon Stewart was off shooting his directorial debut, John Oliver has earned a satirical news show of his own -- "Last Week Tonight," which premiere April 27 at 11pm on HBO.

The premium network's just released the show's poster, which notes that it's "Just like the nightly news -- only weeklier," as well as a first promo. Check them out below:


Last Week Tonight


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