via press release:
CONCLUDES ITS EIGHTH SEASON NOV. 12, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO;
NORA EPHRON, MICHAEL MOORE AND JESSICA YELLIN ARE ROUNDTABLE GUESTS; MIKE HUCKABEE AND JOE SESTAK AREINTERVIEWGUESTS
NEW SEASON KICKS OFF JAN. 14
concludes its eighth season FRIDAY, NOV. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an instant replay at 11:00 p.m., following the live presentation. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an openingmonologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio andsatelliteguests.
The roundtable guests this week are author Nora Ephron, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore and correspondent Jessica Yellin; former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee and Pa. Rep. Joe Sestak areinterviewguests.
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 14 (2:30 p.m., 3:15 a.m.), 15 (8:00 p.m.) and 17 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 12 (3:55 a.m.), 13 (9:00 a.m., 1:55 a.m.), 14 (6:30 p.m.) and 16 (10:00 p.m.)
kicks off its ninth season on HBO Jan. 14.
A favorite of subscribers since his first special on the network in 1989, Maher has starred in nine solo specials on HBO, including the hour-long presentations "Bill Maher?But I'm Not Wrong," "The Decider" and "I'm Swiss" (both nominated for an Emmy(R) in the Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special category), "Victory Begins at Home," "Be More Cynical," "The Golden Goose Special" and "Stuff That Struck Me Funny," and two half-hour stand-up specials, plus the HBO specials "30 Seconds Over Washington" and "Comic Relief VI?."will return for its ninth season on HBO in 2011.
Maher was the creator and host of "Politically Incorrect," which was produced by HBO Downtown Productions and debuted on Comedy Central in 1993. The series moved to ABC in 1997 and ran through 2002.
His most recent book, "New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer," made the New York Times best seller list, as well as best seller lists across the country. He is also author of the books "When You Ride Alone You Ride with Bin Laden: What the Government Should Be Telling Us to Help Fight the War on Terrorism," "Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? The Best of Politically Incorrect" and the novel "True Story." Maher also starred in the 2008 feature film "Religulous," the seventh most successful documentary of all time.
The executive producers ofare Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Brad , Marc Gurvitz and Billy Martin; produced by Dean E. Johnsen; directed by Hal Grant.