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BBC Three commissions new entertainment news program

BBC Three controller Danny Cohen, has announced the commission of a new entertainment news series fronted by rising UK comedian Russell Howard. Russell Howard's Good News will be a 9x30 weekly series which will give Howard the floor to offer his take on the big news stories of the week. The series is set to air this fall and will be getting best-of and Christmas specials.
August 31, 2009

BBC Three controller Danny Cohen, has announced the commission of a new entertainment news series fronted by rising UK comedian Russell Howard. Russell Howard’s Good News will be a 9×30 weekly series which will give Howard the floor to offer his take on the big news stories of the week. The series is set to air this fall and will be getting best-of and Christmas specials.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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