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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 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd October 2009

Russell introduces his new show and looks at the big stories in the news, including the recent political conferences. His mystery guest turns out to be the most tattooed senior citizen in the world.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 29th October 2009

Russell tells us what is bugging him this week - for example, why do we hunt foxes who just want a bit of chicken, but feed bread to ducks who use gang rape to procreate. Russell also meets the Witch-Finder General from the London Dungeon in the mystery guest segment.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 5th November 2009

More top internet clips and funniness from Russell Howard, including some Bonfire Night themed viral videos. In the extended-length repeat, Canadian comic Craig Campbell tells us what he likes about Britain.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 12th November 2009

Topical news show hosted by comedian Russell Howard, who offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating the media across TV, online and in print, as well as picking up on those sometimes overlooked things that make him smile.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 19th November 2009

Tonight on the show, Russell tries children's TV presenting, celebrates the Ashes return to TV and stands up for the rights of hungry ducks!

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 26th November 2009

Topical news show hosted by comedian Russell Howard, who offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating the media across TV, online and in print, as well as picking up on those sometimes overlooked things that make him smile.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd December 2009

Topical news show hosted by comedian Russell Howard, who offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating the media across TV, online and in print.

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Highlights Special: Best Bits

First broadcast: Thursday 10th December 2009

A chance to see some of the best bits from the last seven weeks, as well as some previously unseen material.

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Christmas Special

First broadcast: Thursday 17th December 2009

Russell invites viewers to hang up their Christmas stockings for a festive edition of Russell Howard's Good News.

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