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After his Emmy loss, Bill Maher rips into late-night hosts, saying, "I tell the truth."

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Author/Atul K Rawat

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Bill Maher discussed his popularity in the late-night genre while making an appearance on Chris Cuomo's NewsNation show in the evening.

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The HBO host had some harsh words for his fellow nominees in the late night category when discussing this year's Emmy nominations.

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Looking at just a pure metric of ratings, okay?, Cuomo questioned Maher. You regularly humiliate John Oliver.

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You outperform Trevor Noah's audience numbers. You are not nominated in the same manner as for the Emmys. Why do you think you don't have their level of shine?

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Despite being nominated a total of 21 times, Bill Maher's popular HBO programme has never been honoured at the Emmy Awards

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I tell the truth, Maher said in response. There's nothing wrong with me performing for the other half of the country and saying what will get their applause.

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Despite Real Time's failure to win an Emmy, Bill Maher was recognised in 2014 for his work as executive producer of Vice.

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"They're very talented people you're talking about, and they do fine shows," the HBO host continued.

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As the clear favourite at the Emmys, John Oliver continues to dominate the category. With his investigative-style show, Last Week Tonight, the British commentator has attracted a sizable global audience.

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While Maher undoubtedly emphasised the talents of the other late-night hosts on television, the Real Time host has hardly shied away from offering the occasional criticism.

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