Russell is known to millions as a panelist on BBC Two's Mock The Week and as the host of his own BBC Three show Russell Howard's Good News – the channel's most successful studio show. Russell has hosted Comedy Central's Edinburgh and Beyond and twice appeared on Live at the Apollo (BBC One) as well as being a regular guest on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Would I Lie To You?.
On stage Russell has built a name as one of the country's most exciting and popular comedians. Russell Howard (born March 23, 1980 in Bristol) is an English comedian famed for his improvisational skills, which have led him to win several awards, notably making Zoo magazine's top 10 list of "Britain's Funniest Comics 2005" at number 2 and winning "Best Compère" at the 2006 Chortle Awards. He was also nominated for an if.comeddie award in 2006 for his Edinburgh show, Wandering.