Shining a satirical and insightful light on current events, comedian/writer John Oliver returns for Season 9 of his Emmy-winning series.
John Oliver explains what critical race theory is, and what it isn't; plus, the Canadian trucker protests.
John Oliver explains why criminalising sex work hasn't helped the most vulnerable people involved; plus, Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
John Oliver explains why it's so difficult to be exonerated for a wrongful conviction, even when there's compelling evidence to prove your innocence, and how we can correct the state's mistakes.
John Oliver explains why concert tickets are so expensive and who's making money off them; plus, Florida's "Don’t Say Gay" bill and Disney's campaign donations.
John Oliver discusses why overdoses in the U.S. have been on the rise. Plus, a disastrous royal tour; Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings; the Nenana Ice Classic.
John Oliver discusses how truck drivers get paid, and how companies exploit them to increase profits; plus, Madison Cawthorn's tales of GOP orgies and drug use.
John Oliver discusses how much data brokers know about us and what they're doing with our information; plus, Russian TV lies about Ukraine; DirecTV drops OAN.
John Oliver discusses the tactics that can make police interrogations so damaging; plus, a look at Dr. Oz's campaign for U.S. Senate.
John Oliver discusses environmental racism, how both government and industry are failing people of colour, and pandas.
John Oliver discusses the leaked draft opinion that looks set to overturn Roe v. Wade; plus, the current presidential election in The Philippines and why Bongbong Marcos is - albeit in a very limited and unflattering way - sort of like Ant-Man.
John Oliver discusses the incredible amount of power we give electric utility companies, how weakly regulated they are, and why they get such bad Yelp reviews; plus, an examination of Alabama's anti-trans law, and Eurovision 2022.
John Oliver discusses one of the largest franchises in the U.S., how their business model doesn't always serve franchisees, and what it all has to do with Korean dramas.
In the wake of the mass shooting in Uvalde, John Oliver discusses the push for more police in schools and whether they are the answer to school safety issues, or a new problem altogether.
John Oliver discusses tech monopolies, and how to address the hidden harm they can do.
John Oliver discusses why rent has become increasingly unaffordable, what we can do to combat a system that is stacked against tenants, and, of course, Dakota Johnson’s complex relationship to limes.
John Oliver discusses the water shortage in the American west, how it’s already impacting the people who live there, and what God has to say about it.
John Oliver discusses what causes inflation, what we've done about the current round of it, and, of course, makes the smartest investment of all time.
John Oliver discusses the cracks in our broken mental health care system, some of the inadequate ways we’ve tried to fill them, and what it all has to do with the gallbladder.
John Oliver discusses the recent monkeypox outbreak in the U.S., how we’ve fumbled our response to it, and some aspirations for this coming autumn.
John Oliver discusses what's happened since the U.S. withdrew from Afghanistan, how their ongoing crisis has even more to do with our decisions than you might think, and how to properly modify the verb "feel".
John Oliver explains what carbon offsets are, what they claim to do, how they might be making climate change even worse, and, of course, how Oscar Isaac is getting hotter.
John Oliver discusses the wildly popular television franchise, what it’s been teaching us about law enforcement, and some tricks for how to get to sleep in two minutes flat.
John Oliver discusses Jair Bolsonaro, how he’s run Brazil as president, how far he might go to maintain power after the upcoming election, and, of course, nunchucks.
John Oliver discusses some of the world's most prestigious museums, why they contain so many stolen goods, the market that continues to illegally trade antiquities, and a pretty solid blueprint for revenge.
John Oliver discusses the outlets that cover crime, the incentives that drive them, the flawed sources they rely upon, and an alternative name for Miss Piggy.
John Oliver discusses the latest round of attacks on transgender rights, what's at stake, and the filthiest of the "Peanuts" characters.
With midterm elections approaching, John Oliver discusses the issue at the core of many republican attack ads: bail reform.
With midterm elections approaching, John Oliver discusses what happens after the votes are in, how some elected officials might try to negate legitimate election results, and which Teletubby would taste best.
John Oliver discusses the future of the British monarchy, what they have and have not acknowledged about their past, and how Winston Churchill preferred to go down waterslides.
Comedian John Oliver hosts an in-depth, satirical look at developments from the past seven days in news, politics and current events.
Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of our lives, from self-driving cars to ChatGPT. John Oliver discusses how AI works, where it might be heading next, and, of course, why it hates the bus.
John Oliver discusses Florida governor Ron DeSantis, the pitfalls of comparing him to Donald Trump, and the dangers of "woke math".
John Oliver discusses TANF - a federal programme designed to help families with little to no income - who's currently receiving these vital funds, who should be receiving them, and what it all has to do with Brett Favre.
John Oliver discusses timeshares, how people get into them, why it's so difficult to get out, and one exciting new business venture.
Comedian John Oliver hosts an in-depth, satirical look at the week in news, politics and more.