Real Time with Bill Maher is going to be on air on HBO at least till 2022. HBO has renewed the Bill Maher’s series for Season 9 and 10. The studios revealed the news on Monday. So, we will get to see Maher proposing ‘New Rules’ well into Joe Biden’s first term or Donald Trump’s second! Here’s everything you need to know about the renewal!
Real-Time with Bill Maher: All About the Renewal!
HBO’s executive vice president of programming, Nina Rosenstein praised the show for its uniqueness and audience attraction. She said that Bill Maher and Real Time’s talented team have done great work. They have given audiences an unparalleled platform for debate, comedy, and social discourse for 18 seasons.
Maher said that he cannot believe that he’s turning 18 and HBO is not making him leave. He further added that he thrilled to be living under their roof for another couple of years.
Maher is back to in-studio episodes which are having a limited, in-person audience and a socially distanced panel of guests. Season 18 is all set to be back on Friday, Oct. 9.
What’s New? And More of HBO Renewals!
Maher will be back offering his unique perspective on contemporary issues on the show. Fans and excited to see his opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests.
Many new and political platforms have praised Maher. Politico branded him as “a pugnacious debater and a healthy corrective to the claptrap of cable news”.
Additionally, Variety said that “there may not be a more eclectic guest list on all of television.”
Maher premiered in his first special on HBO network in 1989 and has starred in eleven solo specials to date. He is very famous and has a huge fan following from all around the world. Mayer’s specials were also nominated for Emmys and were highly praised by the critics.
Bill Maher, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, Billy Martin are the shows executive producers. Paul Casey will direct the upcoming seasons and Matt Wood is the show’s producer. Chris Kelly is the show’s co-executive producer.
HBO also renewed fellow late-night political series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for three more seasons two weeks ago. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is renewed for Seasons 8, 9, and 10; keeping Oliver on-air through 2023.
We will bring more details very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!