Real Time With Bill Maher Episode Guides
On the 8th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Bill Maher interviews Rep. Anthony Weiner (D - NY) about the health care issue. Veterans' rights advocate Paul Rieckoff, journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran, and former counter-terrorism czar Richard Clarke discuss terrorism and security issues. Comedian and author Kathy Griffin talks to Bill about her views on religion and health care.
Bill talks about President Obama's visit to France, England and Germany. Joe the Plumber talks to Bill about how he wants to change things. The panel talks about the summit. They compare Obama's actions to Bush's.
Bill talks about Sarah Palin and Miss California. The panel discusses the economy and criticizing the President. They also talk about the environment.
Bill Maher talks to Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano via satellite and discusses the Henry Louis Gates scandal and health care with journalist John Heilemann, political candidate Anthony Woods and Susan Eisenhower. Bill interviews journalist Matt Taibbi about the state of Goldman Sachs.
Bill Maher interviews author Jeff Sharlet about his new book and delves into the new "Christian mafia" and the controversial "C Street house." The panel of writer Joe Queenan, historian Niall Ferguson and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow discuss the Henry Louis Gates scandal and the state of health care policy. CNN foreign correspondent Michael Ware talks about his reporting in Iraq and Mexico.
Bill talks about the Supreme Court and the media frenzy about the Swine Flu. He talks with Dr. David Kessler about his new book, nutrition and the flu. The panel discusses the appointment of a new justice. They also discuss the two party system and Israel.
Bill Maher interviews Representative Alan Grayson (D-FL) about his strong statements against the Republican Party on the subject of health care. The panel of "Hardball" pundit Chris Matthews, actor Alec Baldwin and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley discuss President Obama's Afghanistan policy options and the Democratic agenda. Comedian Garry Shandling joins the panel and discusses his thoughts about the Iraq War and his new DVD collection.
Bill talks about Madoff being sent to prison, the minor rebound in the stock market and Sarah Palin's daughter. He talks with journalist Steven Pearlstein about the economy. The panel discusses President Obama's popularity and the negative press President Bush faced. They also discuss the war in Iraq and the President's decision to overturn stem cell research bans. Bill talks with Sarah Silverman about religion and political correctness.
Bill Maher interviews Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson about her role in safeguarding the environment and undoing the damage done by the Bush administration. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Thomas Friedman, Actress Janeane Garofalo and Representative Marcy Kaptur join Bill for the panel segment to discuss domestic politics, political partisanship and health care reform. Atheist author and professor Richard Dawkins hops aboard the panel to discuss recent advances in evolutionary biology and the state of religion.
Bill talks about the Susan Boyle phenomenon. He talks with the panel about global warming and the ethics of torture.
Bill Maher interviews actor and activist Brad Pitt about his new film "Inglourious Basterds" and the state of his work in New Orleans. Panelists actor Ashton Kutcher, General (Retired) Anthony Zinni and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat discuss the health care issue, socialism and fanaticism. Comedian Dana Gould files reports from a health care town hall meeting and a free health clinic.
Bill talks with Joe Scarborough via satellite and discusses the Sotomayor confirmation hearings, health care and the Governor Mark Sanford scandal with Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana, actress/professor Anna Deavere Smith, Markos Moulitsas of DailyKos.com and actor/activist Jason Alexander.
Bill talks about President Obama announcing withdrawal from Iraq and his address to Congress. The panel discusses Obama's speech and how important his performance is to the American people. The panel discusses the Republican Party. They also discuss religion and Catholicism.
Bill talks about Iran, health care and the cookie recall.
Bill Maher interviews Dr. David Scheiner, President Barack Obama's physician about his views on the health care system. Republican Representatives Jack Kingston and Darrell Issa face off against Bill on health care and other hot-button issues. The Huffington Post's Arianna Huffington joins the panel to add her Democratic viewpoint.
Bill talks about food and what is healthy and what isn't. Bill and the panel discuss Colin Powell and Rush Limbaugh, torture and North Korea. They also discuss the Supreme Court and racism.
Bill Maher interviews health care industry whistleblower Wendell Potter (via satellite) about the state of the industry and the hope for reform. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed, and "Weekly Standard" journalist Matthew Continetti discuss the health care issue and the state of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill. Comedian and actor David Cross offers his views on the "Teabagging" movement and the death penalty.
Bill talks about how people aren't spending money. The panel discusses war, abortion and the murder of Dr. Tiller. DL Hughley joins the panel and they discuss the Obama's theater night, health care and gay rights.
Bill talks one on one with his guests, Cameron Diaz, Oliver Stone and Billy Bob Thornton.
Bill talks about the swine flu and the Republican party. James Carville talks about the Republican party. The panel discusses torture and infidelity.
Bill talks about AIG. He talks with guest Madeline Albright about breaking up terrorist training camps in Afghanistan. The panel discusses AIG bonuses, the rise in teen pregnancy and Bill mocks Sarah Palin.
Bill Maher interviews Sam Harris, the author of "Letter to a Christian Nation", about the state of religion in today's political landscape. The panel of comedian/host Jay Leno, author/NBC News political director Chuck Todd and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D - IL) discuss the way the Republicans have skewed the health care debate and the media's role in changing the national point-of-view. Journalist Jeremy Scahill of TheNation.com discusses Blackwater and private military forces with Bill Maher and the panel.
Bill talks with Ron Howard about his new movie "Angels & Demons" as well as his politics. Bill also talks with Gore Vidal.
Bill talks about what Obama's done since he's taken office. He talks to Ron Paul about the economy. The panel suggests how to handle the banks and whether or not they should be nationalized. Bill worries that the American people are not necessarily focused on the biggest threat facing them. The panel also discusses Afghanistan.
Bill jokes about the bad economy and stock market. Bill talks with T Boone Pickens about his support of McCain and the energy situation. The panel talks about how to fix the banking crisis. They talk about how everybody needs to work to make the economy better, not just wait on the President.
Bill talks about Dick Cheney and President Obama. He talks about the conflict in Sri Lanka. The panel discusses the economy.
Bill Maher interviews former U.S. Senator Bill Frist about health care reform in the United States. The panel of comic-actor Richard Belzer, author Cornel West and former U.S. Senator Lincoln Chafee discuss President Barack Obama's Nobel Prize win and how the United States hopes to defeat the Taliban. Sarah Silverman makes a comedic plea to end world hunger.
Bill Maher talks to Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore about his new film and the state of capitalism in America. Bill discusses the economy and President Obama with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman and former Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer. Writer-Director John Waters joins the panel and discusses gay marriage and the Republican "teabaggers."
Bill talks about David Letterman's comments about Sarah Palin's daughter and the election in Iran.
Bill talks about the bailout, Melissa Ethridge and Hillary Clinton. Bill talks with Bill Bradley about the economy and what needs to be done to fix the deficit. The panel discusses how Obama's economic policy is different from Bush's. Bill and the panel discuss whether Obama should be criticized for some of his policies.
On this "Real Time Special Edition," Bill Maher interviews rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z and journalistic icon Bill Moyers.
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