March 18th, 2024

CNN to Air Encore Presentations of Real Time With Bill Maher, Saturdays at 8pm ET


Los Angeles, CA – (March 18, 2024) – Real Time With Bill Maher, HBO’s highly acclaimed and EMMY nominated talk show, will replay a special edition on CNN, Saturdays at 8:00PM beginning March 23rd, following its airing on HBO on Friday nights. The show will also continue to be available live and on demand on the streaming platform Max.

Real Time with Bill Maher, now in its 22nd season features Maher and his unique perspective on contemporary issues, including an opening monologue, one-on-one interviews with notable guests, roundtable discussions with panelists, and its signature “New Rules.”

“The addition of Real Time With Bill Maher to CNN’s weekend primetime lineup marks the start of a commitment and investment into topical entertainment programming that we’re bringing to the weekends,” said Amy Entelis, CNN Executive Vice President of Talent, CNN Originals and Creative Development for CNN Worldwide. “We’ve seen that audiences enjoy Bill’s perspective and approach to news and information, and we’re looking forward to the show now being on CNN.”

The post-show segment OVERTIME will continue to be available on YouTube. With Real Time now available on Saturdays, OVERTIME will transition off of Fridays on CNN. Maher headlined his first special for HBO in 1989 and has starred in twelve HBO solo specials to date. Real Time with Bill Maher, premiered on HBO in 2003. The executive producers of Real Time with Bill Maher are Bill Maher, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, Billy Martin; co-executive producer, Chris Kelly; producer, Matt Wood; director, Paul Casey.


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