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Russell Howard's Good News

BBC Two and BBC Three stand-up hosted by Russell Howard. 84 episodes (10 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Russell Howard.

Series 9

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd October 2014

In the first episode of the new series Russell looks at Ebola, the UK Independence Party, Oscar Pistorius and a reopened Irish pub...


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 30th October 2014

Russell looks at The Queen joining Twitter, David Cameron vs Barack Obama and sheep on drugs...


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 6th November 2014

Russell looks at more Ebola reaction, Ed Miliband's terrible week, Michael Jackson and British sperm.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 13th November 2014

Russell looks at Obama getting beat in the US mid term elections, the John Lewis Christmas advert and The Matrix... with chickens...


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 20th November 2014

Russell looks at landing a probe on a comet, Kim Kardashian's attempt to break the internet and a loose tiger in Paris.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 27th November 2014

Russell looks at UKIP getting another MP, immigration, Paddington Bear and um, names for female masturbation...


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 4th December 2014

Russell looks at Black Friday, the new Star Wars trailer and if Jesus was a stand-up comedian.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 11th December 2014

Russell looks at breast feeding, if immigrants cause traffic problems (as UKIP claim), and if The Queen should actually be The Queen.


Highlights Special

First broadcast: Thursday 8th January 2015

Russell offers up the best bits from the current series of Good News, alongside previously unseen material. He offers his unique and quirky take on the week's global headlines and bizarre news stories.