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RTI: I&B Ministry advised IAMAI to look at BCCC structure for guidance on content regulation

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has advised streaming services to “look at” the Broadcast Content Complaints Committee (BCCC) and the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) for structuring their content regulation framework, in a letter obtained by MediaNama following a RTI request. The Ministry has indicated a dislike for the current self-regulatory code that streaming services largely support, and seems to suggest that it has no problem with the Digital Content Complaints Co...
Tags: Travel, Asia, News, Supreme Court, John Oliver, China, India, Narendra Modi, Netflix, Pakistan, World Health Organization, Cbs, Delhi, New Delhi, Kashmir, Oliver

John Oliver Reveals The Donald Trump Question That ‘Pisses’ Him Off The Most

“It’s the genuine question that pisses me off far, far more, and you know it’s coming a lot now," the comedian said.
Tags: News, John Oliver, Donald Trump

SCOTT GALLOWAY: The TV business model is eroding. With the acquisition of an iconic network like CNN, companies like Netflix or Twitter could reshape the future of news.

Cable subscriptions for TV news have steadily decreased in recent years. Scott Olson/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." As TV news and cable viewerships decline, Galloway says platforms like CNN have a chance to bridge the digital divide and avoid depending solely on advertising revenue. He says CNN could work w...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Hbo, News, Media, Time Warner, Cable, Youtube, Opinion, John Oliver, Disney, NFL, America

John Oliver on Trump's refusal to concede: 'Absolutely unforgivable'

The Last Week Tonight host debunks Trump’s baseless claims of fraud and warns agains the damage of humoring the president
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Adam Driver finally confronts John Oliver about his 'strange' obsession with him on 'Last Week Tonight'

After months of John Oliver wanting Adam Driver to "demolish" him, Driver confronted the 'Last Week Tonight' host.
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Adam Driver Angrily Confronts John Oliver Over His Sexual Come-Ons

The A-list cameo was a highlight of the “Last Week Tonight” season finale.
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‘Last Week Tonight’: John Oliver Ends Season 7 Addressing Trump’s Election Loss, His Refusal To Concede And…Adam Driver

The Season 7 finale of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver wasted no time in jumping into the main story: the 2020 Election. Yes, even...
Tags: John Oliver, Trump

‘Big Mouth’ Season 4 Trailer: The Anxiety Mosquito Arrives Just in Time to Close Out 2020

This year has been absolute trash thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, and even though COVID-19 isn’t coming to the fourth season of Big Mouth, the new episodes will still bring a shitload of teenage anxiety for Nick (Nick Kroll), Andrew (John Mulaney), Jessi (Jessi Klein), Jay (Jason Mantzoukas), and Missy (Jenny Slate). That means we’re getting a new monster appropriately called Tito the Anxiety Mosquto, voiced by comedian Maria Bamford. Meet the new monster and get a glimpse of even more exci...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, John Oliver, Netflix, Animation, Nick Kroll, Seth Rogen, Jenny Slate, NICK, Mona, Andrew, Tito, Mouth, Missy, Thandie Newton

John Oliver Wants YOU To Be A Good Patriot And Send Weird Porn To The Trump Campaign

YouTube screenshot | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Democracy is about everyone doing their part John Oliver very rarely covers the events of the past week on his show, even though the show itself is called Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. However, that has changed slightly over the course of this year. Mostly because some of the things that have transpired this year, for better or for worse (usually for worse), simply cannot be ignored or left unaddressed, like the horrific Keno...
Tags: John Oliver, America, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Humor, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Kenosha, Georgia North Carolina, Sloane Hughes, John Oliver Democracy

Steamy Kitchen Update

Happy  TuesdayWednesday  Sunday!! Yeah, it’s been THAT kind of week! Amanda, the lovely woman who helps me manage our Steamy Kitchen team, just asked me, “did you ever send out the newsletter on Tuesday?” Um…nope. Better late than never, right? The photo above is the Daytime TV episode that aired a few days ago. I talked about spicing up pumpkin seeds with three different global spices: Za’atar (Middle Eastern), Shichimi Togaroshi (Japanese) and Berbere (Ethopian)  We had suc...
Tags: John Oliver, US, Blog, Canada, Anthropology, Starbucks, Anderson, Amanda, Burnaby, Danny, Williams Lake, Fort Saskatchewan AB, Bird Island, Buddha Bowls, John Oliver Show, Aneela

Random Thoughts on the Election (2020)

1) Biden will be the oldest president (measuring by when they take the oath of office), at 78. The next two are Trump 70 and Reagan 69. Biden will be older entering office then Reagan was leaving office. After Biden, Trump, Reagan:William Henry Harrison 68. Why do some people have middle names that are commonly spoken and some do not? Others with middle names spoken: Lee Harvey Oswald, John Wilkes Booth. James Buchanan 65George H. W. Bush 64. Why do some people have their initials commonly spoke...
Tags: Hbo, Obama, North Korea, John Oliver, Israel, US, America, Seo, Georgia, Reagan, Ford, Bill Clinton, Sudan, John F Kennedy, Green Party, Biden

Why John Oliver Was The Worst Professor On 'Community'

By Dan Duddy  Published: November 07th, 2020 
Tags: John Oliver, Humor, Dan Duddy

John Oliver Casts His First Vote As A U.S. Citizen: ‘I Nearly Burst Into Tears’

But the "Last Week Tonight" host also had one big complaint about voting in America.
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John Oliver Delivers Damning Indictment Of Trump Just Hours Before Election

The "Last Week Tonight" host sums up all the ways Trump has failed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, John Oliver, Trump

John Oliver explains why William Barr could be the most dangerous part of a 2nd Trump term

Since becoming U.S. attorney general, William Barr "has been in the news constantly, and almost never for good reasons," John Oliver said on Sunday's Last Week Tonight. "In just the past few months, he has, among other things, sown distrust in mail-in voting and also dismissed public health measures in the middle of a pandemic, in the grossest possible way."Strikingly, when President Trump nominated Barr 18 months ago, "the news was basically greeted with relief" there would finally be an "a...
Tags: News, John Oliver, America, Oliver, Trump, Barr, William Barr, Trump Barr

Don't #WalkAway.

A recent piece at The American Conservative by Rod Dreher, Joe Rogan World vs. NPR World contains these two quotes:...NPR sounds like Vatican Radio from the Church of Secular Progressivism, ...The New York Times reads like L’Osservatore Romano of the same pseudo-religion.Do read the whole thing.  This is not surprising to me, but it is beautifully expressed.Back in 2008 I wrote The Church of the MSM and the New Reformation, a review of media bias as seen through the lens of Professor of Communic...
Tags: Japan, Hollywood, Guns, Education, John Oliver, Berlin, America, Joe Biden, War, Reddit, Philosophy, Jon Stewart, Npr, John Wayne, Hitler, Donald Trump

Former ‘Daily Show’ Host Jon Stewart Returns to TV for a Current Affairs Series for AppleTV+

After a five year break, former Daily Show host Jon Stewart is coming back to TV. Stewart has reportedly signed an “expansive, multi-year deal” with Apple, and is set to serve as the host of a new current affairs series on AppleTV+ which will run for multiple seasons. Here’s what we know so far. According to a press release, Stewart has signed a first-look deal with Apple and will anchor a new, original current affairs series for the streaming service. The hour-long show will tackle a single ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Television, Movies, Casting, John Oliver, Daily Show, Jon Stewart, Rosewater, Eden, Bush, Stewart, Richard Plepler, James Dixon, Appletv, John Oliver Stewart

John Oliver Nails The Really Sad Part Of Trump’s Final Debate Performance

The "Last Week Tonight" host says the president found yet another way to disappoint.
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‘Last Week Tonight’: John Oliver Talks Hunter Biden’s “Laptop From Hell”, Rudy Giuliani’s ‘Borat’ Cameo And Low Bar For Trump’s “Best Behavior”

As John Oliver pointed out on Last Week Tonight, it’s, as usual, been a busy week especially with the events leading up to last Thursday...
Tags: John Oliver, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, John Oliver Talks Hunter Biden

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in November 2020

I can’t believe October is almost over, but it is. Which means it’s almost November, which also means the year is almost over. Here’s hoping we can close out 2020 with some good news since there has been a distinct lack of it going around. At the very least (and I mean very least), we’ll have new stuff to watch on HBO Max! Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in November 2020. Thief Michael Mann‘s feature debut Thief is a sharp, melancholy, stylish thriller that has Jam...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Movies, Scotland, John Oliver, Christopher Walken, Jim Jarmusch, Santa, Thief, Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Jason, Continental, Carol, Malibu, Hamburg

New to Stream: HBO Max November 2020 Highlights

New to Stream: HBO Max November 2020 Highlights HBO Max has unveiled its November 2020 movie and TV highlights, including the premiere of the HBO Max Original The Flight Attendant, starring Kaley Cuoco in the dark comedy thriller, along with Season 2 of His Dark Materials, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special, the new drama series Industry, and much more. You can check out the full lineup below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}...
Tags: Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, Scotland, John Oliver, Kaley Cuoco, Chicago, Ocean, TV News, Streaming, Silicon Valley, Santa, Washington State, Seattle, Alex Gibney

‘Spitting Image’ Producer Avalon Invests in The Agency to Create Global Talent Business

Television production and talent management company Avalon (“Spitting Image,” “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”) has acquired a majority stake in British agency The Agency to form a global talent representation business with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London. The Agency will continue to operate under the leadership and management of its partners. […]
Tags: London, News, John Oliver, Global, Agency, New York Los Angeles, Avalon, The Agency, Spitting Image

John Oliver gets unusual -- and hilarious -- honor

The John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant is now a reality. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a feud that didn't go to waste.
Tags: News, John Oliver, Cnn, Stories, Jeanne Moos, John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant

Connecticut town renames sewage plant after John Oliver

After a monthslong, playful spat between the mayor of Danbury and the HBO host, the town renamed a sewage plant in the comedian’s honor.
Tags: Hbo, John Oliver, Connecticut, Danbury

John Oliver blasts US withdrawal from WHO: 'Worst possible decision at worst possible time'

The Last Week Tonight host condemns Trump’s decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization as ‘one of the dumbest things we...
Tags: John Oliver, US, World Health Organization, Trump

John Oliver now has a sewage plant named after him

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Comedian John Oliver made a secret trip to Connecticut last week to help cut the ribbon on a sign naming a sewage...
Tags: John Oliver, Connecticut, Danbury, Conn AP

John Oliver says Trump's 'dangerous' push to pull the U.S. from the WHO is also 'on the ballot this year'

The World Health Organization is one of President Trump's "favorite punching bags," John Oliver said on Sunday's Last Week Tonight. "Over the last six months, Trump has constantly tried to deflect blame for his handing of the coronavirus onto the WHO, China, and the close relationship that he claims the two have" -- so much so he "decided to withdraw the United States from the WHO," and "the clock is ticking.""Given that we're now on track to leave the WHO in less than a year, tonigh...
Tags: News, John Oliver, America, United States, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Oliver, Trump, WHO China

WarnerMedia to discontinue HBO and WB TV channels in India, and select other South Asia markets

WarnerMedia will discontinue HBO and WB TV channels in India, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bangladesh later this year as the entertainment conglomerate struggles to find a sustainable business model in South Asian despite operating in the region for over a decade. The company said it will end HBO and WB TV channels in the aforementioned markets, where a cable subscription costs about $4 to $5 a month, on December 15. In India, for instance, it costs less than 25 cents to subscribe to both HBO (...
Tags: Asia, Hbo, TV, Entertainment, John Oliver, India, Disney, Tech, Bangladesh, Cartoon Network, South Asia, WB, Sony Pix, Warner Media, CNN International, WarnerMedia