The Daily Show Says Goodbye to John Oliver, Brings Comedian to Tears
John Oliver is leaving The Daily Show for HBO. He has landed himself a series on HBO that will premiere in 2014.
Last night, therefore, represented Oliver's final appearance as a correspondent on the Comedy Central program and it started out typically enough: with the Brit bring brought in to discuss the Royal voicemail hacking scandal.
John Oliver to Host Comedy Series on HBO
John Oliver has turned his guest anchoring stint into a permanent anchoring gig.
The Comedy Central stalwart - who filled in for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show this summer and received raved revies in the process - is leaving his post as a correspondent and headinf to HBO.
John Oliver as Daily Show Host: Grade Him!
Welcome to The Daily Show. I am John Oliver and let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird. This looks weird, it feels weird, it even sounds weird - and this is my actual voice.
So John Oliver joked last night to open his first evening as host of The Daily Show, as he takes over for the summer while Jon Stewart directs a movie in the Middle East.