John William Oliver is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He started his career as a stand-up comedian, both in the United Kingdom and United States. He came to wider attention for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013.
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Comedian and host of Last Week Tonight John Oliver feels cautiously optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.John and Conan sit down to chat about being nominated for an OBE, the silliest ways they’ve spent their show budgets, why the U.S. got the best of British comedy, performing with the Cambridge Footlights, and why John can never watch The Great British Baking Show. Plus, Conan gets a lesson in printer etiquette from his staff.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
John Oliver, host of HBO's 'Last Week Tonight,' spoke with Terry Gross in in March about covering the news "no one in their right mind wants to hear about," like the Italian parliamentary elections, NRATV, and tax-exempt religious organizations. 'Last Week Tonight' is nominated for four Emmys, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series.Allison Janney is nominated for an Emmy for her role on CBS' 'Mom.' She told Terry Gross in 2014 that her relationship with her brother, who was an addict, helped inform her character. She also talks about playing C.J. Cregg on 'The West Wing.' Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews a tribute album to Roger Miller, and we listen back to a 1996 interview with playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon, who died Aug. 26.
All this week we're replaying selected interviews with 2018 Emmy nominees. John Oliver, host of HBO's 'Last Week Tonight,' spoke with Terry Gross in in March about covering the news "no one in their right mind wants to hear about," like the Italian parliamentary elections, NRATV, and tax-exempt religious organizations. 'Last Week Tonight' is nominated for four Emmys, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series. Also, we listen back to a 1996 interview with playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon who died Sunday.
We’re back and we left it to buglers to pick the topics – Trump, Brexit, Bacon and Leicester City are top of your list. #Bugle2016
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Birthdate
Apr 23rd, 1977
Episode Count
142
Podcast Count
6
Total Airtime
3 days, 17 hours