Invoice Maher goes again to work with out his writers.

The comic mentioned on social media Wednesday that Actual Time with Invoice Maher will return to HBO. The present will probably be again with an authentic episode on Friday September 22 at 10pm.

Maher turns into the primary late-night host to return to air, though if the Strike Power 5 podcast hosted by Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers and John Oliver is any indication, they won’t be becoming a member of him anytime quickly.

It’s a controversial transfer provided that his present is written by a group of late-night writers, who’re presently within the fourth month of their strike. Different discuss present hosts corresponding to Drew Barrymore have confronted ire from writers, whereas The Speak was picketed immediately at CBS Radford as they have been doing a run-through.

The comic already brought on controversy final week when he voiced his opinions on the strike on his Membership Random podcast. He known as a number of the writers’ calls for “kooky”.

“What I discover objectionable concerning the philosophy of the strike [is] it appears to be, they’ve actually morphed a great distance from 2007’s strike, the place they form of consider that you just’re owed a residing as a author, and also you’re not. That is present enterprise. That is the make-or-miss league,” mentioned Maher.

On condition that there will probably be no writers on the present, Maher’s monologue, desk piece and New Guidelines phase will probably be minimize, as they have been throughout the 2007/08 strike. The format will probably be a panel dialogue with Maher and friends.

Actual Time is coming again, sadly, sans writers or writing,” Maher wrote on social media immediately. “It has been 5 months, and it’s time to convey individuals again to work. The writers have necessary points that I sympathize with, and hope they’re addressed to their satisfaction, however they aren’t the one individuals with points, issues, and considerations.” (see the publish under).

Actual Time with Invoice Maher, which has been renewed by the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned community by way of 2024, is exec produced by Maher,  Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, and Billy Martin. Chris Kelly is co-exec producer, Matt Wooden is producer and Paul Casey is director.