Last Week Tonight with John Oliver season 7
TV channel: HBO
Original release: April 27, 2014 – present
About TV show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver season 7
Last Week Tonight is a satirical news program that comments on current events. In doing so, she leans on the content of the Daily Show, in which John Oliver previously worked. Unlike the Daily Show, however, investigative elements also form a focal point. In some episodes, studio guests are invited. Unusual for a comedy format are extended segments; with a duration of up to 22 minutes, these segments sometimes exceed segments of one-hour broadcasts.
Large parts of the program, especially the long segments, are regularly published on their own YouTube channel. Several videos have become viral videos in the United States and other countries. The most successful video is a segment about Donald Trump, which has been viewed more than 30 million times. More successful videos with more than 13 million clicks are about surveillance by the state and the structure of FIFA.
In February 2015, HBO announced it would also finance a third and fourth season of the program. In September 2017, HBO's Last Week Tonight was extended by three more seasons with 30 episodes by 2020.