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What to Watch If You Love 'Real Time with Bill Maher'  

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List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of 'Real Time with Bill Maher' will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen 'Real Time with Bill Maher'.

Real Time with Bill Maher is a comedy interview series that tackles the most controversial topics of the day. If you’re searching for ideas about what to watch after Real Time with Bill Maher, these TV shows and movies are a great place to start. The best movies and shows like Real Time with Bill Maher feature impromptu comedy, interviews, and recounts of the day's or week's events. In this list, you'll find everything from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to Religulous.

What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of Late Night, which is about a host similar to Bill Maher, but who is in the twilight period of her programming and is looking for some edgier, younger talent to breed new life into her show. If you’re looking for more political commentary, The Daily Show is a hilarious TV series to dive into if you enjoy funny and interesting interviews of politicians, actors, writers, and everyone else in-between. Some of the other notable movies and shows to watch if you like Real Time with Bill Maher include The Colbert Report, The Newsroom, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Which shows and movies are the best for Real Time with Bill Maher fans? Vote up the ones you would recommend to other fans, and be sure to check out the titles you haven’t seen yet.

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