After taking over Jon Stewart's post at the helm of The Daily Show for a bit this summer, John Oliver is getting his own "topical [weekly] comedy series," – on HBO. It'll premiere in 2014. "I'm incredibly excited to be joining HBO, especially as I presume this means I get free HBO now," said Oliver. "I want to thank Comedy Central, and everyone at 'The Daily Show' for the best seven and a half years of my life. But most of all, I'd like to thank Jon Stewart. He taught me everything I know. In fact, if I fail in the future, it's entirely his fault."
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