“There’s real people. Thank you Jesus. Thank you. People!” Bill Maher said during his live HBO show Friday night after taping in his backyard since the for months due to the coronavirus shutdown. Maher noted that he only had a partial audience of 25 people at his studio at CBS Television City. “This is interesting, you can hear people laugh individually," he said. "Oh, I see that lady like that joke, that guy didn’t."