Tag Archives: Real Time With Bill Maher

Schedule Watch: August 10

Returning Sunday is 60 Minutes (Prime, 10.30): Scott Pelley speaks with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell about the US economy and Jon Wertheim reports on the Golden State Warriors, who are trying for their third straight NBA Championship. Unfortunately, both items are two months out of date. The Pelley interview aired June 2 on CBS and the […]

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Schedule Watch: August 4

Next month TVNZ 1 will screen the 1987 Rugby World Cup documentary By the Balls ahead of its global release. A date has still to be announced for the broadcast premiere of the NZ International Film Festival crowdpleaser — extra screenings have been scheduled in Auckland for August 8 — which has triggered the interest […]

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Schedule Watch: June 30

This week’s Real Time With Bill Maher (SoHo/2, various times) is the last new broadcast until August. According to Deadline, “The realpolitik host mocked, minimised, and maligned the Trump administration’s extraterrestrial ambitions while also taunting the ‘nerd’ citizenry who clutch to the space programme despite its exorbitant impracticality … Here’s an idea: instead of going […]

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Schedule Watch: June 23

This week’s Real Time With Bill Maher (SoHo/2, various times) marks the 500th episode of the HBO series. “We went on the air in 2003,” Maher quips. “Since then, weed has become increasingly legal, religion is on the decline, and less people are having children. You’re welcome, America.” Guests include historian Allan Lichtman (The Case for […]

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Schedule Watch: May 12

Fans of The Big Bang Theory get a huge bang for their buck this week with Wednesday’s episode (TVNZ 2, 8.00), Friday’s double-episode series finale (TVNZ 2, 7.30) and a cast takeover of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert later the same night (Prime, 11.30). A trailer for the final hour includes clips from the […]

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Guest Bookings: Colbert, Maher, DeGeneres

Arch conservative Ann Coulter duels with liberal comic Bill Maher on Sunday’s Real Time With Bill Maher (SoHo2, 9.30) — and the host “triple downs” on Stan Lee fans with a “Goodbye Mr Strips” vent. Deadline reports the “frenemy” banter about President Trump was more jokey than stately. Coulter, who earlier tweeted that the shutdown-ending Donald […]

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Guest Bookings: Colbert, DeGeneres, Maher

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and filmmaker Michael Moore, whose Fahrenheit 11/9 releases next month on DVD (but not Blu-ray), are scheduled to appear this week on Prime’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, along with Fox News anchor Bret Baier for some much needed balance. And lined up for Sunday’s Real Time With Bill Maher (SoHo2, […]

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New to SoHo2 in January

Three drama premieres, a new HBO doco season and the return of Bill Maher in a more prominent time slot distinguish next month’s coming attractions on SoHo2. Only one of the drama series, Black Monday, which will air 8.30 Thursdays from January 24, is being fast-tracked within days of its Showtime launch. It’s billed as the […]

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Guest Bookings: Maher, Colbert, DeGeneres

On the first week of Real Time With Bill Maher screening across both SoHo and SoHo2 at various times, Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward shares his fears about President Donald Trump. Woodward says Trump inspired the title of his latest book, Fear: Trump in the White House, when he told the author real power […]

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Guest Bookings: Maher, Colbert, DeGeneres

Barbra Streisand trash talks President Donald Trump on this week’s Real Time With Bill Maher (SoHo, 11.15 tonight). Deadline reports she claims sadness and anger about Trump’s presidency motivated her new album, Walls. “I couldn’t sleep nights. The photographs in my head – the pictures of the children being ripped out of the arms of […]

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