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Dawn of Trump Era Nets Record Audiences for Talk Shows on HBO Canada

– New episodes of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and the Emmy®-winning show LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER air Fridays at 10 p.m. ET, and Sundays at 11 p.m. ET respectively –
– Viewers can catch up on past episodes on TMN GO –

TORONTO (February 24, 2017) – Final data from Numeris confirms that HBO’s weekly talk shows REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER have garnered record-breaking audiences for their new seasons this year on HBO Canada. Canadians are tuning in to watch noted provocateurs Maher and Oliver comment on the new American political climate under the Trump administration.

After four weeks, the average audience for Season 15 of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER is 404,000 viewers, a 73% increase over Season 14 and the highest audiences ever for the series. Meanwhile, the Season 4 premiere of LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 11 p.m. was the most-watched episode of the series ever on HBO Canada, with an average audience of 403,000 viewers, double the average audience of the Season 3 premiere.

HBO Canada subscribers can catch up on all previous episodes of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER on the TMN GO app and on HBO Canada OnDemand channels.

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 15th season Fridays at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on HBO Canada. Maher offers his unique perspective on contemporary issues, through an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. Tonight, California Rep. Darrell Issa is the top-of-show interview guest, author and editor Fran Lebowitz is the mid-show interview guest, and roundtable guests are Maine Sen. Angus King, author Asra Nomani, and filmmaker Seth MacFarlane.

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues its fourth season Sundays at 11 p.m. ET, exclusively on HBO Canada. Oliver presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics, and current events, as well as addressing broader issues.

Download photos of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER HERE.

Source : Numeris. August 29, 2016 – February 12th, 2017.

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Dawn of Trump Era Nets Record Audiences for Talk Shows on HBO Canada

– New episodes of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and the Emmy®-winning show LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER air Fridays at 10 p.m. ET, and Sundays at 11 p.m. ET respectively –
– Viewers can catch up on past episodes on TMN GO –

TORONTO (February 24, 2017) – Final data from Numeris confirms that HBO’s weekly talk shows REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER have garnered record-breaking audiences for their new seasons this year on HBO Canada. Canadians are tuning in to watch noted provocateurs Maher and Oliver comment on the new American political climate under the Trump administration.

After four weeks, the average audience for Season 15 of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER is 404,000 viewers, a 73% increase over Season 14 and the highest audiences ever for the series. Meanwhile, the Season 4 premiere of LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 11 p.m. was the most-watched episode of the series ever on HBO Canada, with an average audience of 403,000 viewers, double the average audience of the Season 3 premiere.

HBO Canada subscribers can catch up on all previous episodes of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER on the TMN GO app and on HBO Canada OnDemand channels.

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 15th season Fridays at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on HBO Canada. Maher offers his unique perspective on contemporary issues, through an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. Tonight, California Rep. Darrell Issa is the top-of-show interview guest, author and editor Fran Lebowitz is the mid-show interview guest, and roundtable guests are Maine Sen. Angus King, author Asra Nomani, and filmmaker Seth MacFarlane.

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues its fourth season Sundays at 11 p.m. ET, exclusively on HBO Canada. Oliver presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics, and current events, as well as addressing broader issues.

Download photos of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER HERE.

Source : Numeris. August 29, 2016 – February 12th, 2017.

For more information

Scott Campbell

scott.campbell@bellmedia.ca

About HBO Canada

HBO Canada brings Canadians HBO’s current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, together with new and never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO’s extensive library – all in an uncut and commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is available in high definition on HBO Canada HD, and on HBO Canada OnDemand, a Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service. Throughout Canada HBO Canada programming is accessible on TMN GO, as well as on demand and online where available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. HBO Canada is a multiplex channel of The Movie Network. The Movie Network is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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