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HBO renews 'Real Time with Bill Maher' once again
Days ahead of Friday's (January 17) 12th season premiere, "Real Time with Bill Maher" has been renewed for a 13th season on HBO.
The 35 episode 13th season would premiere on HBO next January.
"It’s a pleasure to be returning for a 13th season on HBO," Maher blurbs. "It’s something you rarely see in Hollywood: an on-again, on-again relationship."
Adds HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo, "Bill Maher has been a treasured member of the HBO family since the late ‘80s, and his irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times. I’m delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum for his original and thoughtful humor."
"Real Time" was the successor to Maher's "Politically Incorrect," which premiered on Comedy Central in 1997, moved to ABC in 1997 and concluded in 2002. Maher has also starred in nine solo comedy specials for HBO.