Russel Howard To Host Sky Lockdown Show ‘Russell Howard’s Home Time’
Comcast-owned Sky has commissioned Final Week Tonight With John Oliver producer Avalon to make a quick-turnaround coronavirus present hosted by British comic Russell Howard.
Howard often fronts Sky One present The Russell Howard Hour and had been on his third world tour earlier than it was interrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Throughout his time in lockdown, he’ll now current Russell Howard’s House Time from his childhood bed room.
Howard will provide his perspective on world occasions, converse to well-known individuals and highlight tales of unsung heroes. The present will air on Sky One on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning April 9 at 10.30PM, earlier than being uploaded to Howard’s YouTube channel.
Sky head of leisure Phil Edgar-Jones stated: “We’re dwelling within the strangest and anxious of moments, in a world the place we talk with our buddies and households solely by way of on-line platforms; the place crossing the highway to keep away from individuals is taken into account well mannered and the place we’d gladly grass up our neighbours for sitting on a park bench. So, who higher to unpick the oddness together with his distinctive tackle the world than Russell Howard.”
Howard added: “Such as you, I’m caught at dwelling going slowly mad. So, I’m doing a brand new present the place I’ll be making an attempt to unfold some pleasure in these unusual instances, chatting to some well-known faces and unsung heroes. However crucially not touching ANY of them.”
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Russell Howard’s House Time was commissioned by Edgar Jones, Sky’s managing director of content material Zai Bennett and commissioner Shirley Jones. The chief producers are Richard Allen-Turner, James Taylor and Jon Thoday, whereas Robyn O’Brien is the sequence producer.