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John Oliver will remain on HBO through 2017
John Oliver will remain on HBO through 2017

Check another name off that list of possible Jon Stewart replacements on "The Daily Show." HBO announced on Tuesday that it was renewing "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for two more seasons, keeping the British comedian on the channel through 2017. Both seasons of the show will be 35 episodes. Not that anyone is sure that Oliver himself wanted to go back to Comedy Central. The second season of his show debuted earlier this month, and by most accounts it's gotten off to a surer start than even "The Daily Show" did back in 1996 with Craig Kilborn as host. Still, by renewing the show now, HBO has effectively removed Oliver from any part of the...

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