via press release:
CONTINUES ITS NINTH SEASON
FEB. 11, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO;
HOOMAN MAJD, NORAH O’DONNELL AND CORNEL WEST
ARE ROUNDTABLE GUESTS;
ARIANNA HUFFINGTON AND MATTHEW PERRY ARE INTERVIEW GUESTS
continues its ninth season FRIDAY, FEB. 11 (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 opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests.
The roundtable guests this week are journalist Hooman Majd, correspondent Norah O’Donnell and academic Cornel West. Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, and actor Matthew Perry are interview guests.
Other HBO playdates: Feb. 13 (12:30 p.m., 1:15 a.m.) 14 (8:00 p.m.), and 16 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Feb. 11 (2:30 a.m.), 12 (9:30 a.m., midnight), 13 (7:00 p.m.) and 15 (10:00 p.m.)
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® 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™.”
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.