Russell Howard's Good News. Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Russell Howard's Good News

BBC Two and BBC Three stand-up hosted by Russell Howard. 97 episodes (10 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Russell Howard.

Series 6, Episode 5 is repeated on CC Extra today at 9pm.

Russell Howard's Good News. Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Russell Howard's Good News

Topical stand-up comedy and chat show hosted by Russell Howard

2009 - 2015
BBC Two, BBC Three
97   (10 series)
Russell Howard
Russell Howard, Dan Atkinson, Richard Herring, Karl Minns, Steve Williams and Steve Hall
Peter Orton and Craig Young
Robyn O'Brien, Sophie Cousens, Mark Iddon, Ben Jessop, David Price, Sam Carlisle, David Howarth, Dan Atkinson, Jason Dawson, Jon Thoday and others

Russell Howard presents this very popular weekly topical comedy series filmed in front of a live studio audience.

Russell offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating all of our news outlets, from online and print to broadcast, as well as picking up on those sometimes overlooked things that make him smile.

Viewers are invited to shape the show's agenda by submitting stories online at or via Twitter

Russell Howard's Good News Extra is an extended-length 45-minute version including a bonus stand-up spot.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Russell Howard's Good News Extra (Extended episode edits)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 22nd October 2009 on BBC Three at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 17th December 2015 on BBC Two at 10pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 6 Episode 5: Today at 9pm on CC Extra
  2. Tomorrow at 12am on CC Extra
  3. Series 2 Episode 8: Thursday at 12am on CC Extra
  4. Series 6 Episode 5: Friday at 2am on CC Extra
  5. Series 9 Episode 1: Wednesday 3rd April at 9pm on Comedy Central
  6. Series 9 Episode 2: Wednesday 3rd April at 9:30pm on Comedy Central

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