Is Last Week Tonight with John Oliver new tonight, October 18?

John Oliver (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for The Bob Woodruff Foundation)
John Oliver (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for The Bob Woodruff Foundation) /

What should Last Week Tonight with John Oliver fans expect to see tonight on HBO?

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver was off last Sunday, kicking off a quiet week in late-night television. Fans are hoping things get back to normal this week.

A number of late-night shows are gearing up to take their election coverage to another level. The Daily Show with Trevor NoahThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and Late Night with Seth Meyers are among those programs expected to do something different now that the election is just over two weeks away.

Last Week Tonight has been doing that for all of season seven. In covering the pandemic, social justice issues, and the election, John Oliver has incorporated more public service announcements and calls to action in his comedy.

Fans can expect more of that tonight. There will be a brand new episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

How to watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

With last week off, John Oliver likely has a lot to say tonight. He and his writing staff have had some extra time to figure out exactly how to deliver that message. Typically when that happens, the show becomes even more of a can’t-miss event.

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Here are the details you need to know so that you can catch the show tonight and get your late-night television week off to a good start:

Date: Sunday, Oct. 18
Start Time: 11:00 p.m.
TV Channel: HBO
Live Stream: Watch on HBO Max

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