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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!

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK WITH LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER Renewed

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK WITH LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER Renewed

Straight from official HBO press releases comes the news that HBO’s social & political commentators Bill Maher and John Oliver will be around for at least a couple of years longer with their respective shows. HBO RENEWS REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER FOR TWO MORE SEASONS, EXTENDING THE SHOW’S RUN ON THE NETWORK THROUGH 2020;  DEAL ALSO INCLUDES A NEW STAND-UP SPECIAL AND A RETROSPECTIVE SPECIAL Having already renewed the show for 2018, HBO has renewed REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER for two additional seasons, with season 17 scheduled for 2019, and season 18 scheduled for 2020, it was announced by Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming. The...

Bill Maher Taking the Heat For Racial Slur On REAL TIME…

Bill Maher Taking the Heat For Racial Slur On REAL TIME…

In all honesty, we were not even going to report that Bill Maher was taking flak for the racial slur he let loose on the June 02 edition of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, but the incident is starting to raise the question that the show should come to a dead halt because of his utterance. And that more than anything is what prompts this filing. Just to get up to speed here, in case someone is out of the loop, during his back & forth with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on Friday’s, (June 02) show the following exchange occurred: Senator Sasse invited Maher to come to his state and “work in the fields with us” in which Maher replied “Work...

President Obama Will Appear On REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER November 4

President Obama Will Appear On REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER November 4

After a year of begging and a signed petition HBO commentator Bill Maher finally gets his wish. He had high hopes that if he whined long enough President Barack Obama would come on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, which airs Friday nights at 10:00pm. Well, he sort of gets his wish – POTUS is not coming to him, but rather Maher has interviewed the Head Chief at the White House and those results will be a part of the lineup of REAL TIME… on Friday, 11.04. After a petition at the White House website garnered 100,000 signatures a response was released that the visit was under consideration. You know, you’ve seen it on VEEP, the presidential...

Bill Maher Slated For REAL TIME Specials for the GOP/Dem Conventions

Bill Maher Slated For REAL TIME Specials for the GOP/Dem Conventions

We are all quite familiar that Bill Maher likes to rant on his political bent. He has done so now into his fourteenth season of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER. He ups the ante this year, but not with a traditional stand-up routine, as he has done on occasion. This year he is creating special shows timed with both the Republican and Democratic conventions. Oh, Boy!  Essentially, he will be reporting live for the East Coast after each night of the televised conventions being held in Cleveland, Ohio and Philadelphia Pennsylvania, respectively. What follows is the detailed Press Release regarding the...

Senator Sanders to Appear on Real Time with Bill Maher

Senator Sanders to Appear on Real Time with Bill Maher

The Bernie revolution is in full swing this political season and fans of Bill Maher’s show have known him for much longer than most of his current supporters do. He’s been on the show 11 times and very few people could have guessed how close he’d be to the White House in 2016. So when Exstreamist.com noticed that he’d be appearing on Bill Maher’s show on May 27th, we knew it would be a reunion worth watching. We wanted to be sure, because Real Time often changes guests at the last minute (especially when they’re this BIG!) so we asked the Real Time team, who confirmed it for...

Real Time with Bill Maher Returns This Week with Al Gore, John Krasinski

Real Time with Bill Maher Returns This Week with Al Gore, John Krasinski

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER kicks off its 35-show 14th season FRIDAY, JAN. 15 (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. Former Vice President Al Gore is the top-of-show interview guest. Actor John Krasinski is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are political activist Ralph Reed, political analyst Nicolle Wallace and academic Cornel West. Bill comes back to us at just the right moment. Of course the show...

Quentin Tarantino to Appear on Real Time with Bill Maher Panel

Quentin Tarantino to Appear on Real Time with Bill Maher Panel

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 13th season FRIDAY, NOV. 6 (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. Broadcaster Keith Olbermann is the top-of-show interview guest. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are journalist David Frum, reporter Jillian Melchior and former NY Rep. Anthony Weiner. This is a stacked guest list! Quentin Tarantino famously does not do many...

Bernie Sanders to Appear on Real Time with Bill Maher this Week

Bernie Sanders to Appear on Real Time with Bill Maher this Week

This news may break Reddit. Senator Bernie Sanders will appear with Bill Maher on HBO’s air this Friday. Maher is known for his liberal views but has yet to endorse a candidate for the democratic nomination officially. Previously, Bill gave one million dollars to the Obama campaign.  Sanders has been on the show before. Here’s a clip if you missed that interview and just can’t wait. Here’s the rundown for Friday night’s program: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 13th season FRIDAY, OCT. 16 (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...

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