Premiered Date
April 27, 2014
Genre
Talk Show
Network
HBO
About Last Week Tonight

About

Satirical news late-night talk show similar in format to The Daily Show minus the guest speaker portion seen on the Comedy Central series. It was created by and is presented by John Oliver who was previously a correspondent on The Daily Show. 

Trivia

The series has been honored by the Writers Guild of America, GLAAD Media Awards, Webby Awards, Television Critics Association Awards, Emmy Awards and more. It won a 2015 Peabody Award as well.