Geo News is a Karachi-based Pakistani news channel, owned and operated by Jang Group. The channel started its broadcasting in November 2005 and has millions of Urdu-language viewers around the world.
Some of the popular programmes are Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Sath with Kamran Khan, Capital Talk with Hamid Mir, Jawaab Deh, and the notorious political comedy programme Hum Sub Umeed Se Hain. Geo News reported the Pakistani general election, 2013 on their Election Headquarter.
Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Sath (previously Kamran Khan Show) is a Pakistani television current affairs talk show broadcasting on Geo News every Monday to Friday. The show is hosted by Kamran Khan, directed by Junaid Mumtaz and produced by Asmat Mallick.
Show was firstly known as Kamran Khan Show and broadcast on Geo News. After sometime anchor Kamran Khan left the show and came back with the audiences comments and requests. It came back with its present name.
Capital Talk is a flagship GEO News program which is a one-hour debate on current events hosted by Hamid Mir. It is broadcast four days a week (Monday to Thursday) on GEO News. Launched in 2002, it is the oldest current events program in Pakistan. Special transmissions are also broadcast focusing on crises zones, more important ones of which took place during Long March of 2009. The current Capital Talk studio and presenter Hamid Mir In December 2007, the show was banned by General Pervez Musharraf due to Mir’s constant criticism of the Government. The show returned in January 2008 but was hosted by Muhammad Malik instead of Hamid Mir.
After the General Election of 2008, Mir returned to Capital Talk. On October 2012, Capital Talk completed its 10 years of running. This was celebrated by Geo News by running a special episode of the program. Few of the famous political figures which have been interviewed include General Pervez Musharraf, Asif Zardari, Nawaz Sharif, Jemima Khan, Imran Khan, Chaudhry Shujaat, Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice. The show has a popular anti-establishment stance, particularly after Asghar Khan petition decision by Supreme Court of Pakistan, Mir has been loud about influence of ISI and military on political and democratic environment of Pakistan
Hum Sub Umeed Se Hain is a political satire show, which features funny segments on Pakistani political issues. It is hosted by Saba Qamar, Fiza Ali & Mehwish Hayat, the show is now divided into the 3 versions the first one is Midweek Version Hosted by Mehwish Hayat, 2nd one is Extra Version Hosted By Fiza Ali, 3rd Show of The Week is Weekend Version Hosted by Saba Qamar Earlier this show was also hosted by Veena Malik, Sara Chaudry,Hira Salman, Kiran Tabeer, Mathira & Arisha Razi .