"Real Time with Bill Maher" is a weekly HBO talk show series hosted by comedian and political satirist Bill Maher. Episodes include an opening political sketch, a monolog, a panel of three well educated celebrities two guests (live or via satellite), and at the end "New Rules."The panel members normally represent a wide spectrum of American politics,
Series Fun Facts
- An episode scheduled for November 9, 2007 was canceled due to the 2007 Writers Strike. The scheduled guests were Ben Affleck, George Carlin, and Tom Brokaw.
- The series is broadcast live and uncensored.
- Maher originally wanted the series to be titled "True Dat" but HBO rejected it. Maher settled for "Real Time" but does not like the title.