We don't get HBO but sometimes I wish we did. Fortunately, there is the Internet.
John Oliver's weekly show, Last Week Tonight, is just incredible and a welcome addition to the serious political commentary being broadcast nightly from The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Oliver doesn't cover a whole range of stories but gives more focus to one or two important issues.
This is from a June show, but here's Oliver's take on Uganda's American-exported anti-gay laws.