Bill Maher back on HBO, satirizes GOP 'Maverick and the MILF' - video
By April MacIntyre Sep 6, 2008, 16:26 GMT
Bill Maher - Bill Maher Performs at the Hard Rock Hotel - April 20, 2007 - Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, NV, USA © Erik Kabik / PR Photos
Comedian, satirical pundit and filmmaker Bill Maher has always poked a big stick at politicians. His recent opening monologue cracked jokes about the fertility of Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, along with Presdential candidate John McCain on his HBO show.
Now in its sixth season, HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" features an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. CNN correspondent Jeffrey Toobin was joined by the roundtable guests this week are former White House press secretary Scott McClellan, former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele and actress Kerry Washington. Dan Savage was the week's correspondent.
Maher served as moderator of "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher" from 1993-2001,
In 1996 he signed with ABC to host "Politically Incorrect ..." for that network beginning in January 1997. Later in 2003, Maher signed with HBO, to host "Real Time with Bill Maher."
HBO notes the show will air again on Sunday at 1:15 p.m. and 2:10 a.m., Monday at 8 p.m. and Wednesday at 11 p.m.