John Oliver

These Were the Hottest TV Shows and Networks of 2016

Life met art in the 2016 TV Hot List. Veep, a political satire about a White House run, was declared Hottest Comedy, but was trumped by the real thing, which […]

Stephen Colbert Calls His Live Election Night Show ‘The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done’

Stephen Colbert has had a lot of tough gigs in his career, but he says nothing compares to his live Election Night special for Showtime, which became more of a wake than a comedy show due to Donald Trump's surprise victory.

7 Interesting and Fun Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

There's been fascinating data afoot for digital marketers to learn from in the last week, and we've identified seven particularly interesting numbers for your reading pleasure. Enjoy.

Budweiser’s Twitter Mentions Jumped 525% After FIFA’s Sepp Blatter Quit

Amobee Brand Intelligence today tracked four major brand sponsors of FIFA—world soccer's embattled governing body—on Twitter during the hour before its president, Sepp Blatter, resigned in disgrace and the hour after he step

Nick Offerman’s Hilarious Fake Home Depot Ad Pokes Fun at Lowe’s Robot Helpers

Lowe's must have known its human-size robotic "shopping assistants," which are rolling out this holiday season, would be mocked, right?

John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads

John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched 12-minutes-and-change rant about a particular hobby horse. Past victims have included FIFA, the U.S. prison system and net neutrality.

John Oliver’s Parody Ad Skewers GM With Bleak Phrases From an Internal Memo

While it's true HBO is not an ad-supported network, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver made an exception Sunday, uttering the words rarely heard on the premium cable network: "We'll be right back."

Pom Wonderful Wrote This Inspired Letter to John Oliver After He Called It ‘Dog Juice’

John Oliver clearly wasn't out to make marketing friends when his show Last Week Tonight debuted on HBO last month.

Oregon Agency Responds to HBO Skit: ‘Yes, John Oliver, We Are Stupid F*cking Idiots’

When John Oliver mercilessly skewers an ad because the taxpayer-funded product it promoted flopped, what's the agency that created the ad to do? One option would be to ignore it. Another would be to write a lengthy public defense.

John Oliver Leaves The Daily Show for HBO

John Oliver is leaving The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. The English comedian, who hosted the four-nights-a-week commentary show on Comedy Central during Stewart's absence, will star in a weekly topical comedy series on HBO starting next year. No title has yet been announced.