On Al Jazeera English, Riz hosted the highly topical and consistently compelling Riz Khan, broadcast live Mondays through Thursdays. Operating without boundaries, Riz Khan made its way across the globe seeking out the most interesting international stories and covering them with Riz’s characteristic insight, substance, and verve. Riz Khan consistently sought out the widest ranges of opinions, drawing perspectives from leaders in the developing world to the global economic powerhouses, gathering them together to tackle the charged, complex issues being debated on the streets and in the corridors of power.
Broadcast live, Riz Khan was also far ahead of its time with regards to viewer engagement: Riz Khan allowed viewers from around the world to question directly the world leaders, newsmakers and celebrities who often frequented the program, contacting them directly via phone, email, SMS, video-mail and fax. The show gave audiences a true say in setting the news agenda on key issues and trends affecting lives around the globe.