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Bill Maher            

Political Satirist & Host of HBO's "Real Time"

For the last twenty-three years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on "Politically Incorrect" (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last twelve years on HBO's "Real Time," Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him twenty-three Emmy nominations. In October of 2008, this same combination was on display in Maher's uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organized religion, "Religuous," directed by Larry Charles ("Borat"). The documentary has gone on to become the 7th Highest Grossing Documentary ever.

In addition to his television program - which has featured such regiular visitors as John Edwards, Ben Affleck, Arianna Huffington, Alec Baldwin and Michael Moore - Maher has written four bestsellers: "True Story," "Does Anybody Have a Problem With That? Politically Incorrect's Greatest Hits," "When You Ride Alone, You Ride with Bin Laden," "New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer" and most recently "The New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass."

Maher started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1979, and still performs at least sixty dates a year in Las Vegas and in sold out theaters across the country. Two of his ten stand-up specials for HBO - 2010's "But I'm Not Wrong" and 2007's "The Decider" - have been nominated for Emmy Awards. Bill's most recent stand-up special for HBO was the hilarious and highly watched, "Bill Maher Live from D.C." in 2014.

Maher was born in New York City, raised in River Vale, N.J., and went to Cornell University. He now resides in Los Angeles.

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A Night With Bill Maher

An Irreverent Evening with Bill Maher

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Bill Maher on FOX News: "Facts never get in the way of their talking ...

Coming up on Friday evening, comedian Bill Maher joins Piers Morgan in studio for a face to face interview that will prove equal parts entertaining and insightful.

Bill Maher brings his cutting political standup comedy to PPAC
Bill Maher Pens Blistering Essay on Hillary as "Charlie Brown," Trump and Why Bernie Sanders, Socialist, Can Win

Writing for THR, HBO's 'Real Time With Bill Maher' host throws his support behind New Hampshire's triumphant Democrat, calls The Donald a "starf—er" and Ted Cruz "the worst," labels gun nuts "ammosexuals" and assails the left's refusal to say the words "Islamic terrorism."

Bill Maher Lights-Up On Network Television

Long-time marijuana legalization proponent, and NORML Advisory Board member, comedian Bill Maher, achieved some sort of milestone recently when he lit-up a joint during a humorous monologue on his HBO television show Real Time With Bill Maher. - See more at: http://blog.norml.org/2016/02/16/bill-maher-lights-up-on-network-television/#sthash.jBJJidxR.dpuf

Bill Maher Pushes HBO's Limits By Live-Streaming 'Real Time ...

Bill Maher and HBO will take a new step by live-streaming for free his coming coverage of the Republican and Democratic national conventions.

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