Last Week Tonight with John Oliver season 10: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a long-running talk show where satire is paired with political criticism in a delightfully humorous way.

Release date

The tenth season premieres February 19 on HBO Max.

Cast and creators

  • John Oliver 
  • David Kaye (narrator)

Creator: John Oliver

Directors: Joe Perota, Christopher Werner, Jim Hoskinson, Paul Pennolino, Bruce Leddy

Executive Producers: John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, James Taylor, Jon Thoday

Official synopsis

“A satirical, insightful, and meticulously researched look at current events in the U.S. and around the globe, the weekly series features Oliver’s hilarious, expertly honed perspective on today’s pressing political, social, and cultural issues, as well as lesser-reported topics that both inform and entertain. Shot in New York, season ten features the show’s weekly topical insights, signature deep dives, and distinctive comedy pieces.”

Other details

The show has received over 30 awards, 26 of which are Primetime Emmys.


The clip amusingly shows us snippets of the critical acclaim John Oliver’s show has received over the years interspersed with him goofing around on camera.

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