The Russell Howard Hour. Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The Russell Howard Hour

Sky Max and Sky One comedy / stand-up series hosted by Russell Howard. 71 episodes (5 series), 2017 - 2021. Stars Russell Howard.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 10pm. Series 5, Episode 7
Series 5, Episode 6 is repeated tomorrow at 1am.
Recording at BBC Television Centre. Tickets

The Russell Howard Hour. Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The Russell Howard Hour

Russell Howard's comedy series for Sky, mixing topical stand-up and interviews

Comedy, Stand-Up
2017 - 2021
Sky Max, Sky One
71   (5 series), plus 4 highlights specials
Russell Howard
Russell Howard, Steve Hall, Steve Williams, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Toussaint Douglass and Athena Kugblenu
Peter Orton
Robyn O'Brien, Dan Atkinson, Jason Dawson, Keisha Gregson, Adam Horton and Phil Loweth

Fresh off the back of his biggest ever international tour, Russell Howard comes to Sky One with this show that - similar to his BBC series Russell Howard's Good News - sees him offering his unique take on the week's news and current affairs.

Each week he picks through the biggest UK and international stories, and offering a wise and worldly view on the globe's news.

Along the way, he'll welcome celebrity guests and leading experts, as well as hear from fledgling global correspondents. Plus, there will be stand-up, too, as Russell showcases some of the comedy scene's finest and most exciting stars.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 21st September 2017 on Sky One at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 14th October 2021 on Sky Max at 10pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 5 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 1am on Sky Max
  2. Series 3 Episode 2: Monday at 11:30pm on Sky Max
  3. Series 5 Episode 6: Thursday at 12am on Sky Max
  4. Series 5 Episode 7: Sunday 24th October at 1am on Sky Max
  5. Series 5 Episode 7: Monday 25th October at 11pm on Sky Max
  6. Series 5 Episode 7: Thursday 28th October at 12am on Sky Max

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