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  • Series Premiere Date: Feb 21, 2003
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12
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  • Summary: "Real Time with Bill Maher" is a weekly HBO talk show series hosted by comedian and political satirist Bill Maher. Episodes include an opening political sketch, a monologue, a panel of three well educated celebrities, two guests (live or via satellite), and at the end, "New Rules."The panel members normally represent a wide spectrum of American politics, which results in an interesting discussion and a fair presentation of the current events. While Bill Maher acts as the panel's head, he doesn't hide his ideological viewpoints. He'll end up agreeing with and attacking both sides of the political spectrum.The last segment, "New Rules," is political satire and covers Bill Maher's personal peeves of the week.The fore-runner of this series is the series Politically Incorrect (shown first on Comedy Central and then later on ABC). Expand
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Talk & Interview, News
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  1. Jun 18, 2011
    10
    Easily one of the best shows on TV. Incredibly funny, wildly political, and surprisingly fair, Real Time is the best Variety show on TV. Maher himself is hilarious, and New Rules will have you crying. The panel usually has an array of opinions, which is refreshing. It's HBO, so anything can, and is said. A fantastic show, and one not to miss. Expand