Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Maddow, Nick Gillespie, Kirk Doug;las on 'Real Time' Friday night
By April MacIntyre Jun 19, 2012, 20:30 GMT
Mark Ruffalo - © Landmark / PR Photos
HBO's Friday night salon with Bill Maher will see a great panel this week.
"Real Time with Bill Maher" continues its tenth season Friday, June 22 (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's opening monologue leads into a pre panel interview, followed by his guests, sometimes with an additional bonus satellite guest or reporter who offers insight into the breaking news.
The roundtable guests this week are editor Nick Gillespie, news anchor Rachel Maddow and publisher Mort Zuckerman; actor Kirk Douglas and actor Mark Ruffalo are interview guests.
Other HBO playdates: June 24 (1:30 p.m., 3:35 a.m.), 25 (8:00 p.m.) and 27 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: June 22 (2:35 a.m.), 23 (10:20 a.m., midnight), 24 (7:00 p.m.) and 26 (10:15 p.m.)
Bill Maher has been favorite of subscribers since his first special on the network in 1989, starring in nine solo specials, 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 specials “30 Seconds Over Washington” and “Comic Relief VI™.”
He 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.
His latest book, “The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass,” was published in November and made the New York Times bestseller list. Maher’s 2006 book, “New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer,” also made the New York Times list, as well as bestseller lists across the country. He is also author of the books “When You Ride Alone You Ride with Bin Laden: What the Government Should Be Telling Us to Help Fight the War on Terrorism,” “Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? The Best of Politically Incorrect” and the novel “True Story.” Maher produced and starred in the 2008 feature film “Religulous,” the seventh most successful documentary of all time.
The executive producers of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER are Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Brad Grey, Marc Gurvitz and Billy Martin; executive producer for HBO, Nancy Geller; produced by Dean E. Johnsen; director, Paul Casey.
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