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This episode was filmed at an unspecified location with no live audience as the studio and the show's offices were shut down after employees tested positive for COVID-19. John Oliver stated the show will go on hiatus for an unspecified amount of time but will definitely return.
Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, the show will be hosted by comedian John Oliver, an alumnus of The Daily Show. The show will be similar in scope, exploring a satirical look at news, politics and current events on a weekly basis every Sunday.