Is Last Week Tonight with John Oliver new tonight, August 1?

John Oliver (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for NRDC)
John Oliver (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for NRDC) /

Fans can’t always be sure when a new episode of their favorite late-night TV show will air during the summer months. So what should viewers expect to see when it comes to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver tonight?

Vacations and weeks off have been the norm this summer. Shows like The Late Show with Stephen ColbertJimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah hasn’t aired many new episodes this season. However, Last Week Tonight returned (fittingly) last week.

John Oliver and his team will make it two weeks in a row on Sunday. There will be a brand new episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Season 8’s main stories have focused on a number of social issues. Housing discrimination, prison conditions, and racial discrimination have all been under Oliver’s microscope. Fans should expect more of the same tonight.

How to watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Late-night TV fans shouldn’t get their hopes up that tonight’s new Last Week Tonight will kick off a week of new shows from other programs. Stephen Colbert, James Corden, and others will be off once again next week.

So that makes tonight’s Last Week Tonight even more of a must-watch. Here are the details you need to know to catch tonight’s show:

Date: Sunday, August 1
Start Time: 11:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: HBO
Stream: Watch Last Week Tonight on HBO Max

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