Real Time with Bill Maher Returns on Friday

Bill MaherReal Time with Bill Maher returns for season 10 on Friday, January 13, 2012 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT). Per HBO, “allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests.”

HBO announced Maher’s roundtable guests this week are commentator David Frum, director Rob Reiner and Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Former presidential candidate Herman Cain and documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi are Maher’s interview guests.

More on Bill Maher [Courtesy of HBO]:

A favorite of subscribers since his first special on the network in 1989, Maher has starred in nine solo specials on HBO, including the hour-long presentations Bill Maher…But I’m Not Wrong, The Decider and I’m Swiss (both nominated for an Emmy® in the Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special category), Victory Begins at Home, Be More Cynical, The Golden Goose Special and Stuff That Struck Me Funny, and two half-hour stand-up specials, plus the HBO specials 30 Seconds Over Washington and Comic Relief VI™.

Maher was the creator and host of Politically Incorrect, which was produced by HBO Downtown Productions and debuted on Comedy Central in 1993. The series moved to ABC in 1997 and ran through 2002.

His lastest book, The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass, was published in November and made the New York Times bestseller list. Maher’s 2006 book, New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer, also made the New York Times bestseller list, as well as bestseller lists across the country. He is also author of the books When You Ride Alone You Ride with Bin Laden: What the Government Should Be Telling Us to Help Fight the War on Terrorism, Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? The Best of Politically Incorrect and the novel True Story. Maher produced and starred in the 2008 feature film Religulous, the seventh most successful documentary of all time.

Source: HBO – January 12, 2012