Bill Maher destroys Trump's 'bleak' RNC speech: 'He looked a lot like Mussolini'
Bill Maher delivers the opening monologue on 'Real Time' on July 21, 2016. (HBO)

Amid the backdrop of Donald Trump becoming the Republican presidential nominee, Bill Maher will host his second episode of Real Time this week, starting Thursday night at 11 p.m. EST.

Maher's panelists will be California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, and Heather McGhee, director of the progressive think tank Demos.

The show will be streamed live online, and can be seen here.