Episode guide

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Series 1

Russell Howard's Good News Xmas

  • Russell Howard's Good News

    The best bits from the topical comedy series hosted by the irrepressible Russell Howard, who offers his perspective on the big stories dominating news outlets in the UK.

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    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the events of the week. Stand-up comedian Carl Donnelly guests.

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    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well. Helping him serve up the laughs is Sarah Kendall.

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    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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Series 2

Russell Howard's Good News Best Bits

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    Irreverent topical comedy with Russell Howard, who rounds up the biggest news events of the week and takes a look at some of the smaller stories that make him smile.

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    Irreverent topical comedy with Russell Howard, who rounds up the biggest news events of the week and takes a look at some of the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Series highlights and previously unseen material from the topical comedy show hosted by Russell Howard, who offers an irreverent take on big events and quirky news stories.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Irreverent topical comedy with Russell Howard, who rounds up the biggest news events of the week and takes a look at some of the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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    Cheeky comic Russell Howard presents this topical news show, offering an irreverent take on the biggest events of the week as well as the smaller stories that make him smile.

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Series 3

Russell Howard's Good News Extra

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    Russell Howard offers his unique comedic perspective on the big stories dominating the news outlets online, in print and on our television screens.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Topical comedy with the irrepressible Russell Howard. Russell takes a look at the big stories of the week and also picks up on some of the smaller items that make him smile.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Russell Howard brings his irrepressible wit to this topical comedy series, offering a unique perspective on news stories big and small.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Russell Howard offers his unique comedic perspective on the big stories dominating the news outlets online, in print and on our television screens.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    New. Topical comedy with the irrepressible Russell Howard. Russell takes a look at the big stories of the week and also picks up on some of the smaller items that make him smile.

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  • Compilation

    New. A chance to see some of the best bits and previously unseen material from the series, as Russell offers his unique perspective on the stories dominating the media.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Russell Howard hosts the topical comedy show that offers a unique slant on big news stories, plus a look at some of the quirkier items reported each week.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Russell Howard brings his infectious wit to this topical comedy series and offers a unique perspective on news stories big and small.

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  • Russell Howard's Good News

    Russell Howard hosts the topical comedy show that offers a unique slant on big news stories, plus a look at some of the quirkier items reported each week.

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Series 4

Russell Howard's Good News

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    Topical comedy with the irrepressible Russell Howard and guests. Russell treats us to key news stories of the week and highlights some of the strange items doing the rounds.

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    Russell Howard hosts the fast-paced topical comedy show, tackling the big stories of the week and the smaller, quirkier ones. Some alien experiences are up for examination.

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    New. More topical comedy with the pin-sharp Russell Howard, who takes a sidelong look at major news stories of the week as well as some less heralded happenings around the world.

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    New. Another upbeat instalment of topical comedy courtesy of Russell Howard, who highlights the biggest news stories of the week as well as some slightly more bizarre items.

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    New. Don't miss Russell Howard's uniquely entertaining take on the news stories of the week, along with one or two more unusual items that have caught the comedian's eye.

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    New. Laugh-out-loud comedy based around the week's biggest news stories. Russell also offers a look at some of the quirkier items hitting headlines around the world.

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  • Best Bits

    A chance to relive the best moments from series four of Russell Howard's topical comedy series, featuring major news items and some uplifting smaller stories.

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    Russell Howard offers his inimitably upbeat and entertaining take on key news stories across the globe, and also highlights some of the odder news items to catch his eye.

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Series 5

Russell Howard's Good News

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    Cheeky chappie Russell Howard treats us to another look at the week's news as only he knows how. This time he asks whether ladies' looks fade after 10am.

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    The endearingly cheeky Russell Howard shares his views on the week's news, here mocking a research mission to Mars which didn't quite take off. Henry Paker provides some stand-up.

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    Cheery and cheeky Russell Howard offers up another slice of satire, poking fun at the week's headlines. Russell looks at Wayne Rooney's skills as a thespian.

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    Russell Howards serves up another irreverent helping of the week's funniest and most intriguing headlines, including his view on eco-warriors.

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    Topical treats from cheery, cheeky Russell as he looks at the week's stories, including the strange things people have put in their bodies. He also attempts some Irish dancing.

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    Another round of topical glee from happy chappy Russell Howard, as he gives his opinions on 2011's headlines and stories both large and small from around the world.

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  • Best Bits

    All the best bits of the fifth series of Russell's unique take on the world as he looks at the headlines and stories which have made him smile.

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Series 6

New Russell Howard's Good News Extra

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    Russell Howard returns with his topical comedy series that scooped a 'Best Ever Show' award from online fans this year. Russell pokes fun at the 2012 Boat Race protestor.

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    A huge helping of Russell Howard and his unique, animated brand of topical comedy. Russell is incredulous at a story that links redheads with the sinking of the Titanic!

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    News teams beware! Comedian Russell Howard lampoons the most ludicrous bits of reporting from around the world. Russell takes a sideways look at the London Mayoral elections.

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    Good-humoured satire with comedian Russell Howard, who offers up his unique perspective on the week's news. Russell reacts to the appointment of Roy Hodgson as England manager.

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    Russell Howard spreads the good news as he reacts to some weird and wonderful stories from around the world. The chirpy comic mocks the hysterical election coverage on TV.

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    The top topical comedy show that casts a wry eye over the week's events. Russell takes a sideways look at David Cameron's texting habits and Britain's Got Talent.

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    Extra! Extra! Russell has read all about it and shares some of the week's most ridiculous stories with us. The Olympic flame and gaffe-prone Prince Philip get the Howard treatment.

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    Russell Howard rounds up the bizarre, ridiculous and feel-good news stories of the week. The charismatic comic looks at Eurovision and British attitudes to the summer weather.

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    Russell hosts a sports special of his topical comedy show, picking his favourite sporting news stories from all six series and introducing some never-seen-before clips.

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    Livewire funnyman Russell Howard is back with his unique brand of comedy. Russell picks some of his favourite news stories from all six series and introduces some unseen clips.

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    A compilation special of the top topical comedy show in which energetic comic Russell Howard takes a sideways look at the headlines. Plus there's some never-seen-before clips!

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    Russell vacates centre stage as he introduces some of the best stand-up performances from previous editions of his comedy show, featuring the hottest new talent on the circuit.

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Russell Howard's Good News Extra

Series 7

Russell Howard's Good News Extra

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    A king-sized helping of the popular comic and his manic brand of topical humour. Russell reflects on the glorious summer of 2012 and meets the fastest sheep shearer in England!

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    The cocky comic offers an irreverent take on the biggest events and silliest stories in the news. Russell gives John Terry some stick, while Glenn Wool provides super stand-up.

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    The irrepressible comic brings his infectious wit to this satirical series. Boris Johnson is never far from the agenda and he's in the news again here! With guest Daniel Sloss.

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    Laugh-out-loud comedy from Russell Howard, who recaps the news headlines worth hearing about. Quirky stories include a two-year-old kid who downed half a glass of whisky!

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    The livewire lad offers his hilarious perspective on some absurd stories dominating the news - including an eye-watering tale of one fella who's not the man he used to be!

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    Another wildly funny week in news, as Hurricane Sandy whips Russell into a frenzy. Pippa Middleton's book and Ukraine's treatment of SpongeBob get the full Howard treatment.

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    The livewire comic gets to work on the biggest, funniest and downright weirdest stories in the news, from Barack Obama's election win to Prince Charles' dodgy pidgin English!

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    Brazen satire from cheery, cheeky Russell as he takes the mickey out of the week's headline-makers. On the agenda are Obama vs Romney, depressed babies and the BBC in crisis.

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    Dynamic stand-up with the razor-sharp comedian, who takes a sideways look at the week's silliest stories - from MPs in the jungle to a foiled dung attack on Prince Charles!

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    A huge helping of the sprightly Russell Howard and his barmy brand of topical comedy. Britain is hit by floods - but the country is still deliriously happy. Russell elucidates.

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    Russell vacates centre stage for this riotous stand-up compilation special, featuring rising rib-ticklers Daniel Sloss, Mae Martin, Nathan Caton, Reggie Watts and Andrew Ryan.

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    The always festive Russell Howard delivers plenty of Christmas cheer in this seasonal special, featuring previously unseen bits and the wittiest moments from his recent shows.

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Series 8

Russell Howard's Good News

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    Cheeky chappy Russell Howard offers up an energetic look at global goings-on and finds his own uniquely upbeat angle on the news. Features guest comic Eugene Mirman.

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    The uproarious ball of energy that is Russell Howard casts a wry eye over the week's most talked-about - and most ridiculous - news stories. Stand-up comes from Aisling Bea.

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    Forget those doom-mongering bulletins as cheery Russell Howard rounds up the stories that matter, including UKIP's election success. Plus, stand-up from Lou Sanders.

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    Jaunty funnyman Russell Howard roasts the heck out of the week's notable stories, from Sir Alex's retirement to a dancing soldier! Plus, laughs from Canadian comic Bobby Mair.

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    Risible Russell Howard leaves no stone unturned as he rounds up the weird and wonderful stories making a splash around the world. Guest stand-up comes from Romesh Ranganathan.

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    Superbly silly satire. There are plenty of 'cheep' tricks as Russell visits an amazing budgie circus. Additional laughs from geography teacher-turned-comic Mark Cooper-Jones.

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    Russell rounds up the week's stories, from flabbergasting to feel-good. There's some cracking stand-up from Matt Forde, while Rio 2016 hopeful Dominique Allen joins in the fun.

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    Russell rifles through the week's papers and televised news reports in pursuit of weird and wonderful stories, including the Queen's visit to the BBC. One is very amused!

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    Satirical banter of a good-natured kind, courtesy of our Russell. The jolly Bristolian covers the stories hitting the headlines, from Prince Charles to bottom painting!

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Series 9

Russell Howard's Good News

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    Heard the good news? The buoyant Bristolian is back to round up the weird and wonderful stories that are making waves and chats to a headline-making guest.

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    The Queen on Twitter and sheep on cannabis - don't get those two mixed up - are two of the nuttier stories tackled by Russell. Top sports psychologist Steve Peters is his guest.

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    Though ebola hogs the headlines, Russell Howard is determined to find some hilarity on the news channels and in the papers. Luckily, poor Ed Miliband is never far away...

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    In the news this time, caged hens get virtual reality headsets to make them feel free range! This and many other quirky stories rounded up by cheeky chappy Russell Howard.

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    Human dynamo Russell Howard picks up the pieces after Kim Kardashian 'breaks the internet'. Russell rounds up a mad week in news that saw a tiger on the loose in Paris!

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    Russell Howard reads the news so you don't have to, reporting back on the bonkers stories he's stumbled on - from kids running businesses to loopy views on immigration!

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    Topical satire with the joker who turns news into big laughs. Russell is appalled at the Black Friday frenzy and imagines what it'd be like if Jesus was a stand-up comic!

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    Russell raises some giggles from the usually sober world of news, as the Queen faces a DNA test on Jeremy Kyle! He also chats with Celtic and Villa legend Stiliyan Petrov.

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  • Best Bits

    Yes, it's one of those series-ending clip shows. But with Russell on board, it's all killer and no filler as he recalls the absurd stories that hit the headlines.

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Series 10

Russell Howard's Good News

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    If there's any humour in the 5p carrier bag charge, then Russell Howard is the man to find it. The Bristolian livewire also takes a swipe at the party leadership changes.

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    Satirical stand-up, sketches and all-round silliness as Russell Howard celebrates the nuttier stories in the news. Russell sees the lighter side of the Chinese state visit.

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    Russell Howard has a bee in his bonnet about tax credit cuts as he savages the week's headline-makers in his usual frenzied style. High-wire artist Philippe Petit guests.

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    While there's no escaping the tragedy in Paris, Russell hopes to cheer us up with some nutty news stories - including a record-breaking bulldog and a very dedicated husband.

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    Drunken OAPs and the Republican race for the White House are on Russell Howard's radar, as he puts a cheeky comedic slant on the biggest and strangest stories in the news.

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    Boundless ball of energy Russell Howard manages to see the funny side of even the Oldham West by-election and Storm Desmond, which takes some doing. Danny Baker guests.

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    Good news indeed for Russell Howard fans, as here's a bonus crop of 'best bits' and previously unseen material from his tenth series of satirical stand-up and sketches.

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    The eponymous cheeky chappy scours the news channels and tabloids for the biggest and barmiest stories, from gun control in America to a rather underwhelming Black Friday.

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    Russell Howard launches into his own inimitable cheery take on the week's events, with some well-aimed potshots thrown in for good measure. In the news: plotting cats!

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