Guests: Joe Scarborough, actor Jason Alexander, actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith, Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D-MT), Markos Moulitsas.
Topics: Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings, racism and the Republican Party, clean coal electricity debate, health care reform in the United States, recent sex scandals involving politicians, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, death of Michael Jackson, drug use in the United States, death of Walter Cronkite (news broke shortly before tonight's show began), 40th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing
Season 7 Episode 19 of Real Time with Bill Maher resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Real Time with Bill Maher is a talk show that airs every friday night on HBO, hosted by comedian and political satirist Bill Maher. Much like Politically Incorrect on ABC, Real Time features a panel of guests that discuss current events in politics and the media. It is an hour-long program that is filmed in front of a studio audience in Fairfax, Los Angeles.