Russell Howard's Good News

The BEST episodes of Russell Howard's Good News

Every episode of Russell Howard's Good News ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Russell Howard's Good News!

Russell Howard's Good News is a British comedy, topical news show, using clips, sketches and studio guests to look at things that have made Russell smile during the week. Hosted by Russell Howard he offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating all of our news outlets, from online and print to broadcast, as well as picking up on those sometimes overlooked things.

Last Updated: 8/11/2022Network: BBC Two
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Christmas Special
star
9.50
2 votes

#1 - Christmas Special

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/17/2009

Russell invites to hang up their Christmas stockings for a festive edition of Russell Howard's Good News. This seasonal special sees Russell taking on traditional yuletide topics and considering some of the more unusual aspects of the mince pie and sherry soaked merry-go-round we call Christmas.

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Episode 7
star
9.50
2 votes

#2 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/2/2010

The series sees Russell turn news-junkie as he puts his spin on the week's headlines, as well as highlighting some of the more overlooked stories that have caught his eye as he sifts through the papers, news websites and TV news channels.

Directors: Craig Young
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Episode 4
star
9.33
3 votes

#3 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2010

Russell provides his own unique take on the big stories getting our news media in a flap as well as highlighting some of the more overlooked items that have caught his eye during his forensic trawl through the newspapers, websites and TV stations.

Directors: Craig Young
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Episode 1
star
9.33
3 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/24/2011

Once again Russell gives his upbeat and entertaining take on some of the key news stories of the week, as well as highlighting some of the more bizarre items that have caught his eye during his forensic trawl of the week's events - incredibly looking at over 60 news channels from across the world, reading over 140 newspapers and watching over 1,000 clips each week.

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Episode 4
star
9.33
3 votes

#5 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/14/2011

Once again Russell gives his upbeat and entertaining take on some of the key news stories of the week, as well as highlighting some of the more bizarre items that have caught his eye during his forensic trawl of the week's events - incredibly looking at over 60 news channels from across the world, reading over 140 newspapers and watching over 1,000 clips each week.

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Episode 9
star
9.14
7 votes

#6 - Episode 9

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/7/2012

Special edition, as Russell picks his favourite sporting news stories from all six series.

Directors: Peter Orton
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Episode 2
star
9.00
10 votes

#7 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/29/2009

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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The Best Of Russell Howard's Good News
star
9.00
3 votes

#8 - The Best Of Russell Howard's Good News

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/10/2009

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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Episode 5
star
9.00
2 votes

#9 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/18/2010

Topical comedy show hosted by Russell Howard, who offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating the news outlets from online and print to broadcast.

Directors: Craig Young
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Episode 6
star
9.00
2 votes

#10 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/25/2010

Topical comedy show hosted by Russell Howard, who offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating the news outlets from online and print to broadcast.

Directors: Craig Young
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Episode 8
star
9.00
2 votes

#11 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/9/2010

The show is completely topical and totally up-to-date - with each episode put together just 48 hours before transmission - so there is no way of predicting what will feature in the each episode, but expect Russell to provide his own unique take on the big stories getting our news media in a flap as well as highlighting some of the more overlooked items that have caught his eye during his forensic trawl through the newspapers, websites and TV stations.

Directors: Craig Young
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Best Bits
star
9.00
3 votes

#12 - Best Bits

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/25/2010

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Best Bits
star
9.00
2 votes

#13 - Best Bits

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/12/2011

Highlights from the past seven shows, in which the Mock the Week star offered his perspective on the big stories dominating the media across TV, online and in print, as well as picking up on overlooked items. Last in the series.

Directors: Peter Orton
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Episode 1
star
8.89
18 votes

#14 - Episode 1

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/2012

Topical comedy show in which Russell Howard offers up an energetic look at global goings-on and finds his own uniquely upbeat angle on the news each week, from over 60 international news channels, 140 worldwide newspapers and over a thousand news clips. He and his crack team will leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of the weird and wonderful stories that have been dominating the media in the past seven days.

Directors: Peter Orton
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Episode 10
star
8.86
21 votes

#15 - Episode 10

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/27/2013

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Episode 4
star
8.80
5 votes

#16 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/15/2010

Russell turn news junkie once again as he puts his spin on the week's headlines. The mystery guest is the human spider man.

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Episode 7
star
8.77
13 votes

#17 - Episode 7

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/8/2012

Topical comedy show in which Russell Howard offers up an energetic look at global goings-on and finds his own uniquely upbeat angle on the news each week, from over 60 international news channels, 140 worldwide newspapers and over a thousand news clips. He and his crack team will leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of the weird and wonderful stories that have been dominating the media in the past seven days.

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Episode 4
star
8.75
8 votes

#18 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/12/2009

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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Episode 2
star
8.73
22 votes

#19 - Episode 2

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/2/2013

Topical comedy show in which Russell Howard offers up an energetic look at global goings-on and finds his own uniquely upbeat angle on the news each week, from over 60 international news channels, 140 worldwide newspapers and over a thousand news clips. Russell and his crack team will leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of the weird and wonderful stories that have been dominating the media over the past seven days and he is joined by a mystery guest who has featured in the news that week.

Directors: Peter Orton
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Episode 3
star
8.70
23 votes

#20 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/9/2013

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Episode 12
star
8.67
9 votes

#21 - Episode 12

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/29/2012

Topical comedy show in which Russell Howard offers up his unique perspective on the news stories that have dominated the media over the past seven days.

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Episode 5
star
8.64
14 votes

#22 - Episode 5

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/23/2013

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Episode 2
star
8.60
5 votes

#23 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/28/2010

Topical comedy show hosted by Russell Howard, who offers his unique perspective on the big stories dominating the news outlets from online and print to broadcast

Directors: Craig Young
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Episode 7
star
8.59
22 votes

#24 - Episode 7

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/6/2013

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Episode 11
star
8.53
17 votes

#25 - Episode 11

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/4/2013

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