Russell Howard's Good News. Russell Howard. Image credit: Avalon Television.

Russell Howard's Good News

He's back, and now on BBC Two. Yes, Russell's brand new series continues on the more mainstream channel, having got off to a very good start last week. With some tweaks to the regular segments of the format, 1.3 million viewers tuned in to the opening episode. Were you one of them, and will you be returning tonight for more feel-good laughs? BBC Two, 10pm. Guide

Also: Drifters; more Detectorists and Scrotal Recall; a Celebrity Juice Halloween special; and Hancock's Ashes, a comic play about the return of Tony Hancock's ashes to Britain. Schedule

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