Now in its sixth season, the HBO show picked up four Primetime Emmy Awards this year, including for Outstanding Variety Talk Series for the fifth straight year. And the former “Daily Show” regular has spent much of last year chronicling not only the pandemic but also the presidential election — and getting a sewer plant in Danbury, Ct. named after him.
There is a new episode of “Last Week Tonight” this week, Feb. 28. Oliver returned Feb. 14 after a brief hiatus, and is back in his usual time slot at 11 p.m. Est on HBO.
In last season’s finale, Oliver also took the opportunity to recap some of his personal highlights from the momentous year of 2020.
“We sponsored a marble league,