September 12, 2017
HBO announced today that Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has been renewed through 2020, giving the satirical late-night talker a three-season pickup. 30 episodes have been ordered for each of the upcoming seasons.
On the air since 2014, the series has become a Sunday night staple on the cable network. Over the years it has developed a devoted fanbase while earning its share of critical acclaim, with multiple Emmy Award wins in numerous categories including Outstanding Variety Talk Series.
Last Week Tonight is hosted by comedic personality John Oliver, who uses the Sunday-night forum to review the week's news, politics and current events. Oliver offers his unique perspective and distinct voice on social and existential issues facing America and the rest of the world.