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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

John Oliver

Nominated in Comedian

About John Oliver

John Oliver was introduced to American television on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he was the Senior British Correspondent, but his long-running satirical podcast The Bugle gained him a cult following. Now he’s host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, a satirical news program discussing issues like Ferguson, Miss America, net neutrality, and student debt. His YouTube channel posts clips from the weekly series, with viral videos shared on social media every Monday. He uses his social accounts as an extension of his show, always continuing the conversation.

John Oliver's best work on social