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John Oliver Explains to Jon Stewart Why HBO is So Much Better than Comedy Central

By Dustin Rowles | Videos | April 25, 2014 |

By Dustin Rowles | Videos | April 25, 2014 |

John Oliver made his first-post Daily Show appearance on The Daily Show to promote his new HBO show, Last Week Today, which premieres on Sunday. And how did Stewart get him there? By bringing in poseur Senior British correspondents, of course.

During the segment, Oliver explains to Stewart why HBO is a much better network to work for, and there’s something about watching a clip from True Detective in this context that turns Rust Cohle’s ruminations into sublime comedy.