• HBO Renews John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Through 2020
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    HBO Renews John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Through 2020

    HBO has picked up John Oliver’s late-night Sunday show for three more seasons, keeping it on the network through 2020. Thirty episodes will be produced each season. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver  debuted in 2014 and now is in its fourth season. This year it was nommed for eight Primetime Emmys, including Outsanding Variety Talk Series, and already had won two: Best Picture Editing and Best Interactive Program. Last year it won three Emmys including Best Variety Talk…

  • John Oliver Takes Fast Fashion to Task on “Last Week Tonight”
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    John Oliver Takes Fast Fashion to Task on “Last Week Tonight”

    John Oliver Takes Fast Fashion to Task on “Last Week Tonight” On Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the comedian devoted nearly his entire show to an issue he says we’ve “cared about sporadically since the ‘90s.” He’s talking about fast fashion, the proliferation of incredibly inexpensive clothes turning over at record speed and the public’s apparent lack of interest in where they come from, and how they’re made. They’re more like one of those ‘90s problems we’re still very much dealing with, like Mark Wahlberg.” Gap, H&M, Joe Fresh, Walmart, and The Children’s Place are the main targets of Oliver’s wrath.

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