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Eric Idle, David Frum, Michael Moore on Bill Maher: Season finale this Friday!

By April MacIntyre Nov 15, 2012, 2:36 GMT

Eric Idle, David Frum, Michael Moore on Bill Maher: Season finale this Friday!

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Monty Python legend Eric Idle is on Real Time!

HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" sees a great send off to a fantastic run for the 10th season. The finale airs Friday, Nov. 16 (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.

Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviewswith in-studio and satellite guests.

The roundtable guests this week are journalist David Frum, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore and political strategist Ana Navarro; humorist Eric Idle is an interview guest.

From HBO

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 2011 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.

            For more information on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, please visit www.hbo.com/real-time-with-bill-maher. Facebook page: facebook.com/Maher. Twitter: @Realtimers.

            Other HBO playdates:  Nov. 18 (11:45 a.m., 2:55 a.m.), 19 (8:00 p.m.) and 21 (11:00 p.m.)

            HBO2 playdates:  Nov. 16 (2:50 a.m.), 17 (9:45 a.m., 12:05 a.m.), 18 (7:00 p.m.) and 20 (10:00 p.m.)

            REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returns for its 11th season Jan. 18, 2013.

 



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