Out of all the people who were around to offer a take on the events of this past week, is Bill Maher really the person we want to go to? That’s certainly one of the biggest questions that we had entering this week’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher.
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Kathy Griffin’s Real Time with Bill Maher interview aired on HBO on Friday night, and what we want to try to do within this article is simple: Look at this from the standpoint of compelling television.
Next week on Real Time with Bill Maher, controversy is going to meet more controversy. After all, Kathy Griffin is set to appear on the series.
To think that the Ken Bone hype was starting to die down… Remember Ken Bone? We’re sure that many of you do. He’s a random dude in an odd red cardigan who appeared during one of the Presidential “debates,” and through his question became a viral sensation. Since that time the power-plant worker has found […]
Typically, we write an article every year about some of the biggest surprises of the Emmys — this year, we’re doing something different. We’re honestly not sure whether or not to call this a surprise that Real Time with Bill Maher is nominated for Variety Talk Series. This is a show that’s scored a number of nominations before, and […]
Bill Maher was quick to address the recent controversy surrounding him using the n-word on Friday night’s new episode of Real Time, opening with a joke about the audience “letting a sinner into their midst.” What followed after that was a show that was certainly awkward, and one that may not have done enough to erase some […]
While Real Time with Bill Maher does not have a long-term future secure for itself, it will air a little bit later this week. Speaking per Entertainment Weekly, a rep for HBO confirms that there will be a new episode coming on the air. This will mark the first time that Maher can address the controversy live […]
Less than 24 hours after making a racist remark on Real Time with Bill Maher, and after being condemned by both HBO and also one of his guests in Senator Ben Sasse, the show’s host is finally speaking out. In a new statement released Saturday, Maher expressed regret over the choice of words, which has led to […]
Following Friday night’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher, it was pretty clear that the show’s host would be under fire. He dropped the n-word in the midst of a conversation with Senator Bill Maher, one that stunned both his guest and most of the audience. Sasse’s expression was one of pure awkward shock, not quite […]
If there is one question to ask of many comedians within the TV industry this week, it’s a simple one: Why? Why make it harder on yourselves to people on your side at a time when it’s SO EASY to do so by being funny and natural? It’s almost as though because one side of […]