Bill Maher hosts pals Huffington, Cornel West and Matthew Perry on HBO Friday
By April MacIntyre Feb 11, 2011, 0:41 GMT
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The lady of the week, Arianna Huffington, is Bill Maher's last minute guest on "Real Time."
Real Time with Bill Maher continues its ninth season Friday, FEB. 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an instant replay at 11:00 p.m. following the live presentation.
Maher dissects the news of the day and moderates a panel discussion with a variety of politicans, actors, writers and personalities.
The roundtable guests this week are journalist Hooman Majd, correspondent Norah O’Donnell and academic Cornel West. Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, and actor Matthew Perry are interview guests.
Huffington recently sealed a lucrative deal with AOL where she is now president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, which includes the Huffington Post and the AOL content sites, such as PopEater, Engadget, TechCrunch. She will roll together existing staff at the Huffington Post to bring content across all the AOL sites.
A favorite of subscribers since his first special on the network in 1989, Maher has starred in nine solo specials on HBO, including the hour-long presentations “Bill Maher…But I’m Not Wrong,” “The Decider” and “I’m Swiss” (both nominated for an Emmy® in the Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special category), “Victory Begins at Home,” “Be More Cynical,” “The Golden Goose Special” and “Stuff That Struck Me Funny,” and two half-hour stand-up specials, plus the HBO specials “30 Seconds Over Washington” and “Comic Relief VI™.”
Maher was the creator and host of “Politically Incorrect,” which was produced by HBO Downtown Productions and debuted on Comedy Central in 1993. The series moved to ABC in 1997 and ran through 2002.
Other HBO playdates: Feb. 13 (12:30 p.m., 1:15 a.m.) 14 (8:00 p.m.), and 16 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Feb. 11 (2:30 a.m.), 12 (9:30 a.m., midnight), 13 (7:00 p.m.) and 15 (10:00 p.m.)
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