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John Oliver Promises to Bring You Breaking News "Eventually" in First Promo for Last Week Tonight—Watch

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John Oliver is not a timely man.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver premieres Sunday, April 27 and HBO has given us our first taste of the former Daily Show correspondent's highly new anticipated comedy series in a new promo.

The funny clip finds Oliver having to clarify everything the announcer says about the show breaking timely news, considering it only airs once a week.

"Wherever news break, whenever it breaks, he will bring it to you as it happens," the announcer says, before Oliver adds in, "Not so much as it happens as eventually."

VIDEO: Oliver bids a teary goodbye to the Daily Show

Oliver announced he was leaving Jon Stewart's Comedy Central series after eight years back in November.

"I'm incredibly excited to be joining HBO, especially as I presume this means I get free HBO now. I want to thank Comedy Central, and everyone at The Daily Show for the best seven and a half years of my life," Oliver said in a statement when his show was announced. "But most of all, I'd like to thank Jon Stewart. He taught me everything I know. In fact, if I fail in the future, it's entirely his fault."

And it was Oliver's time filling in for Stewart at the Daily Show desk last summer that landed him the HBO series, as the network's boss Michael Lombardo said, "We weren't otherwise searching for another weekly talk show, but when we saw John Oliver handling host duties on The Daily Show, we knew that his singular perspective and distinct voice belonged on HBO."

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver premieres Sunday, April 27 at 11 p.m. on HBO.

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