Donald Trump has boosted ratings while making the late-night rounds

By Michele Corriston
Updated November 02, 2015 12:15 PM
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From Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Kimmel, it seems like every late-night host is looking to book guaranteed ratings booster Donald Trump – with one notable exception.

After Trump, 69, tweeted that he declined an offer to stop by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the show shot back that the Republican presidential hopeful was never asked to appear.

John Oliver had his people call to ask me to be on his very boring and low rated show,” he posted Saturday night. “I said ‘NO THANKS’ Waste of time & energy!”

Oliver, 38, retweeted Last Week Tonight‘s response Sunday, admitting, “Yes, we have a boring show,” but insisting, “At no point did we invite Donald Trump to appear on it.”

The bombastic billionaire will be on TV this Saturday, when he hosts Saturday Night Live.

Last Week Tonight airs Sunday at 11 p.m. ET on HBO.