Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: Last Week Tonight

On his HBO show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," the comedian has called out WWE and UFC (and briefly mentioned AEW) for continuing to run live shows during the COVID-19 pandemic. "The WWE has continued staging shows in Florida,...
State of WWE debuted on Friday (April 5, 2019) with Mike Tedesco and Clinton Bowman. Podcast Summary: Mike Tedesco and Clinton Bowman debut a new format called State of WWE examining WrestleMania coming back to the East Coast this weekend, along...
Big Show and The Miz were both asked this week to respond to the "Last Week Tonight" piece on WWE by host John Oliver examining the company's use of classifying talent as "independent contractors" with the business model. Big Show...
Wrestleview Weekly returned Wednesday (April 3, 2019) with host Doug Lackey. Podcast Summary: It's the WrestleMania go-home episode of Wrestleview Weekly! Doug returns to review Raw and Smackdown, run down the week's news, thoughts on HBO's "Last Week Tonight" piece on...
If you missed it, HBO's "Last Week Tonight" with host John Oliver presented a 23-minute long segment profiling WWE about the company's use of the "independent contractor" status for wrestlers that work for the company. Mainstream media has picked up...
As reported earlier, HBO's "Last Week Tonight" examined WWE's use of the term "independent contractor" in regards to wrestlers last night. Host John Oliver took the WWE to task on other topics, including health care, wrestlers dying at an early...
HBO's "Last Week Tonight" with host John Oliver (above) dedicated a 23 minute long segment focused on WWE and the company's business practices. The profile looked at health care and specifically a clip of Jesse Ventura on Howard Stern questioning...
David Bixenspan posted two clips of "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver again profiling WWE's involvement with Saudi Arabia and Crown Jewel last night on HBO. If you recall, the show profiled WWE two weeks ago examining the Greatest Royal...
HBO has uploaded a clip (above) from last night's episode of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" where Oliver profiled the sudden disappearance of Saudi national and United States resident/Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Around the 7:00 mark of the video,...