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.

Episode 9

#1 - Episode 9

Season 6 - Episode 9

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

star 9.14
7 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 2

#2 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

star 9.11
9 votes
Episode 1

#3 - Episode 1

Season 7 - Episode 1

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.

star 8.88
16 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 5 - Episode 1

The comedian offers his perspective on stories dominating the media across TV, online and in print, as well as picking up on overlooked items that raise a smile.

star 8.86
7 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 4

#5 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

star 8.86
7 votes
Episode 10

#6 - Episode 10

Season 8 - Episode 10

star 8.84
19 votes
Episode 7

#7 - Episode 7

Season 7 - Episode 7

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.

star 8.80
10 votes
Episode 2

#8 - Episode 2

Season 8 - Episode 2

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.

star 8.68
22 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 3

#9 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3

star 8.68
22 votes
Episode 12

#10 - Episode 12

Season 6 - Episode 12

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.

star 8.67
9 votes
Episode 11

#11 - Episode 11

Season 8 - Episode 11

star 8.63
16 votes
Episode 7

#12 - Episode 7

Season 8 - Episode 7

star 8.62
21 votes
Episode 5

#13 - Episode 5

Season 8 - Episode 5

star 8.62
13 votes
Episode 3

#14 - Episode 3

Season 7 - Episode 3

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.

star 8.50
8 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 6

#15 - Episode 6

Season 8 - Episode 6

star 8.48
21 votes
Episode 8

#16 - Episode 8

Season 7 - Episode 8

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.

star 8.45
11 votes
Episode 6

#17 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6

While it is impossible to know what news will feature in this totally topical show, smart money must be on the royal wedding joining the many other major stories going under the Good News spotlight. All this will sit alongside some the best things Russell and his team have unearthed online, while, as always, each show is signed off on a high with an often under-reported feelgood tale of triumph, courage or kindness.

star 8.43
7 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 6

#18 - Episode 6

Season 6 - Episode 6

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.

star 8.42
12 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 6

#19 - Episode 6

Season 7 - Episode 6

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.

star 8.38
13 votes
Episode 8

#20 - Episode 8

Season 6 - Episode 8

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.

star 8.38
16 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 4

#21 - Episode 4

Season 8 - Episode 4

star 8.36
25 votes
Episode 5

#22 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

Tonight on the show, Russell tries children's TV presenting, celebrates the Ashes return to TV and stands up for the rights of hungry ducks!

star 8.33
6 votes
Episode 7

#23 - Episode 7

Season 5 - Episode 7

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.

star 8.29
7 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 1

#24 - Episode 1

Season 8 - Episode 1

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.

star 8.26
19 votes
Directors: Peter Orton
Episode 9

#25 - Episode 9

Season 8 - Episode 9

star 8.23
26 votes