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Comedy Central UK announces major Russell Howard deal

Comedy Central UK and Ireland has announced in a press release that it has signed a substantial new deal with Russell Howard featuring the comedian fronting two major brand-new shows for the channel, the acquisition of pay TV rights to all past series plus the forthcoming series nine and 10 of "Russell Howard's Good News", and the broadcast rights to all four of Howard's stand-up specials!

Jill Offman, Managing Director (MD) Comedy Central UK & Senior Vice President (SVP) Comedy VIMN, said: "Ever since I saw Russell Howard's live stand up show five years ago, it has been my dream to get him on Comedy Central. The whole team loves his work and he has massive appeal with our audience. To be able to broadcast his work across several genres: an exclusive stand-up series from here in Camden, comedy travelogues, his popular stand-up and the library for "Russell Howard's Good News" is great news for us and our viewers, plus it further demonstrat…