HBO Renews Real Time With Bill Maher For Two More Seasons
Michael Lombardo, president of the cable network HBO’s programming department, announced today that they have renewed comedian Bill Maher’s program Real Time for two more seasons.
Maher, currently in the middle of his 10th season of Real Time has signed a three-year deal with the premium cable network and will broadcast through 2014.
Lombardo praised Maher in a statement announcing the renewal.
Bill Maher’s irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times. I’m delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum for his original and thoughtful humor.
Maher was the creator and host of Politically Incorrect on Comedy Central and ran from 1993 to 1999 when the program moved to ABC. There, the program ran until 2002. Maher joined HBO and renamed his panel program Real Time in 2003.
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