Comedian Bill Maher announced on Wednesday that, despite the ongoing Hollywood strikes involving both the actors’ and writers’ unions, his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher” would be returning the air.
Maher made the announcement in a post on X, saying that he intended to honor the ongoing strikes in every way that he could — but that bringing his show back was the best way to put as many people as he could back to work.
Real Time is coming back, unfortunately, sans writers or writing. It has been five months, and it is time to bring people back to work. The writers have important issues that I sympathize with, and hope they are addressed to their satisfaction, but they are not the only people…