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Real Time with Bill Maher is HBO's late night news commentary show featuring weekly analysis and comedy from political commentator Bill Maher. Ever controversial the comedian has finally found a home where he can speak his mind without fear of retribution - HBO. Real Time is filmed in front of a live studio audience in LA. The show takes periodic breaks but airs on Friday nights throughout the year. Check our schedule page for Real Time with Bill Maher's next air date. While controversial HBO has long stood by Mr. Maher. And it doesn't look like he's going off the air any time soon!

Neil deGrasse Tysion Joins Bill Maher (Again)

Neil deGrasse Tysion Joins Bill Maher (Again)

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, JULY 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. Economist Richard D. Wolff is the top-of-show interview guest. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are political consultant Hogan Gidley, journalist Amy Goodman and author Matt Kibbe. Neil was on the show not too long ago and as always the man kept the...

George Takei Joins Bill Maher for Real Time on July 18th

George Takei Joins Bill Maher for Real Time on July 18th

Bill Maher’s guest list always includes some interesting guests this time of year and next will will be no exception. Star Trek’s George Takei will join the panel for what will surely be a vibrant discussion on the events of the week. George is no stranger to politics and has been a champion of gay and lesbian rights winning awards from the American Humanist Association and GLAAD for his work. He’s also quite possibly the most entertaining man to ever host a Facebook feed. Joining Mr. Takei on the show will be FiveThirtyEight‘s Nate Silver, Former Representative Jane Harman,  The Daily Caller’s Jamie...

Real Time with Bill Maher To Air Live from D. C.

Real Time with Bill Maher To Air Live from D. C.

Straight from an HBO Press Release comes the following: In an unprecedented move, Bill Maher will travel to Washington, D.C. for two live shows, presented back-to-back without a break on FRIDAY, SEPT. 12. First, he’ll host a new edition of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, to be seen at a special time (9:00-10:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Sidney Harman Hall. The current season of REAL TIME features a segment entitled “Flip a District,” which invites viewers to nominate their current elected representative to be voted out of office. The public is also encouraged to submit nominations on social media using the hashtag #FlipADistrict....

President Jimmy Carter Joins Bill Maher

President Jimmy Carter Joins Bill Maher

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, MARCH 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Former President Jimmy Carter is the top-of-show interview guest. Actor Josh Gad is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are comedian W. Kamau Bell, former NY Rep. Rick Lazio and Neera Tanden, president, Center for American Progress. A new edition of “VICE” debuts at 11:00 p.m.,...

Bill Nye to Appear on Real Time This Friday!

Bill Nye to Appear on Real Time This Friday!

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, FEB. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Science educator Bill Nye is the top-of-show interview guest. Actress Mayim Bialik is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are professor Eric Klinenberg, journalist Jeremy Scahill and author Andrew Sullivan. So Bill Nye the Science Guy will be appearing on...

Real Time with Bill Maher Guest List: Feb 7th

Real Time with Bill Maher Guest List: Feb 7th

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, FEB. 7 2014 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist is the top-of-show interview guest. Humorist P.J. O’Rourke is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are chef Tom Colicchio, political commentator S.E. Cupp and TV host Alicia Menendez. Bill Maher headlined his first special on the...

Bill Maher Will Attempt to Shake Up Congress

Bill Maher Will Attempt to Shake Up Congress

The Real Time with Bill Maher program is no stranger to controversy.  From smoking pot LIVE on HBO’s air with Zach Galafianakis to his controversial opinions on religion you’d be hard-pressed to find a more divisive champion for progressive, rational values than Mr. Maher.  Even this site has not been immune to the flames coming Bill Maher’s way receiving emails, tweets and comments blasting the man for his point of view. Not to be outdone by himself Bill is taking it up a notch in 2014.  The NY Times is reporting that Real Time will pull a rather ballsy stunt this election cycle.   Here’s Bill: “This year,...

Real Time with Bill Maher Returns January 17th with Carville & Matalin

Real Time with Bill Maher Returns January 17th with Carville & Matalin

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returns for its 12th season FRIDAY, JAN. 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Journalist Glenn Greenwald is the top-of-show interview guest. Political consultant Mary Matalin is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are political commentator James Carville, former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm and political analyst Steve...

Anthony Weiner Joins Bill Maher This Friday

Anthony Weiner Joins Bill Maher This Friday

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 11th season FRIDAY, NOV. 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Former Technical Director at the NSA Bill Binney is the top-of-show interview guest. Former NY congressman Anthony Weiner is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are GOPAC president David Avella, political analyst Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and political...

Ann Coulter Joins Bill Maher This Week

Ann Coulter Joins Bill Maher This Week

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 11th season FRIDAY, NOV. 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Commentator Ann Coulter is the top-of-show interview guest. Actor Rob Lowe is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are director Rob Reiner, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and Fla. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. As you may or may not know Bill Maher and Ann Coulter...

Real Time Returns This Friday with Sharpton, Plame and Moore

Real Time Returns This Friday with Sharpton, Plame and Moore

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 11th season FRIDAY, OCT. 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Maajid Nawaz, co-founder of the think tank Quilliam, is the top-of-show interview guest. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, author Valerie Plame and talk-show host Rev. Al...

Bill Nye the Science Guy Joins Bill Maher

Bill Nye the Science Guy Joins Bill Maher

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returns from hiatus and resumes its 11th season FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Emmy® winning scientist Bill Nye is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are economist Zanny Minton-Beddoes, former Lt. Governor Michael Steele and editor Matt Taibbi. The top-of-show interview guest will be announced when confirmed. HBOWatch:...

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