In his first new show since 2009, Russell performs at the legendary Electric Ballroom alongside some of the best comics in the country. It's Russell's first ever TV stand up show and every week he's joined on the bill by two hand-picked comedians. He'll be performing brand new material while also answering questions from twitter and delving into the live audience.
Status: To Be Determined
Runtime: 30 minutes
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Russell Howard's Good News is a British comedy and topical news show which was broadcast on BBC Three between 2009 and 2014, and on BBC Two between 2014 and 2015. Hosted by comedian Russell Howard, it offered his commentary on the news of the week through mostly stand-up, along with sketches and humorous video clips, whilst also having guest appearances from people who have been featured in the media recently. It was made by independent production company Avalon Television and produced by Mark Iddon, Robyn O'Brien and David Howarth. Repeats of earlier episodes are also broadcast on Comedy Central, Dave and W. The show also made an appearance on Children in Need 2011 and Red Nose Day 2013, featuring a number of sketches from recent episodes, as well as a new segment of “It's Not All Doom and Gloom”. In February 2013, users of Digital Spy voted Good News as the Best Show Ever on BBC Three in the run-up to the channel's tenth anniversary. On 9 June 2014 it was revealed that Good News would move from BBC Three to BBC Two following the broadcast of the eighth series. The ninth series was aired on BBC Two in late October of the same year, with the tenth and final series starting to air on 22 October 2015. On 29 November 2016, the BBC announced that they have no immediate plans for another series of Good News for the foreseeable future, but say that Howard would still appear on their channels from time to time. Howard's show moved to Sky 1, where it was retitled The Russell Howard Hour.
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A DVD was released on 15 November 2010 entitled Best of Series 1. A DVD of the Best of Series 2 was released on 24 September 2012.
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