KJZZ's The Show is a stream of curated stories from Phoenix, the Southwest and around the country. With the help of reporters and producers around the region and globe, we’ll mix the stories and news to keep you up to date and entertained.
The race for Arizona secretary of state was one of the most high-profile in this year’s election. Secretary-elect Adrian Fontes talks about his win and priorities for the office. Plus, what’s behind a shortage of Santas this Christmas season? That and more on The Show.
Some of the losing Republican candidates in last month’s election have had their first day in court. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, from Wordle to goblin-mode, the trends that captivated us during the past year. That and more on The Show.
States that rely on Colorado River water are meeting this week to talk aout ways to use less of it. We’ll hear what those plans might look like. Plus, the parasitic desert plant some Arizonans bring into their homes for the holidays. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic wreaked havoc on Arizona’s schools, and new research shows just how far behind students now are. One local teacher on playing catch-up with a forever changed crop of students. Plus, how Latino voters made their voices heard in some unexpected ways this election season. That and more on The Show.
Democrats in Arizona won a number of statewide offices during the last election, exceeding many people’s expectations. We’ll take a look at the future of the party in the state. Plus, what makes an All-America city? That and more on The Show.
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to leave the Democratic Party and become an independent continues to reverberate, both in Arizona and in Washington. We’ll take the temperature of that reaction. Plus, a graphic designer who decided to leave that career behind — to become a nurse. That and more on The Show.
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is leaving the Democratic Party to become an independent. She joins The Show to explain why she made the switch. Plus, how the so-called “tripledemic” is affecting Phoenix Indian Medical Center. That and more on The Show.
Brittney Griner is coming home after spending months in Russian jails. We’ll hear from U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton, who has been vocal in pushing for Griner’s release. Plus, the Arizona semiconductor industry is making waves here — and in Washington. That and more on The Show.
A new report finds that the growing legalization of cannabis in U.S. states is impacting organized crime groups in Mexico. We’ll hear how the cartels are shifting their operations. Plus, our Made in Arizona series continues with a story about condiments. That and more on The Show.
Now that the state has certified the 2022 election results, lawsuits challenging those results can begin. What may be on the docket in the coming weeks and months. And a new podcast looks at police misconduct in Arizona. That and more on The Show.
The state is set to canvas the 2022 election today, after a week of controversies over some counties doing the same. Plus, the general manager of Phoenix Rising Football Club talks about the team’s new home in Phoenix.
The deadline for counties to canvass their elections passed, and one did not do so on time. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. And the thrill of victory and agony of defeat for Valley fans of two countries competing in the World Cup. That and more on The Show.
Members of the LGBTQ community and their allies are advocating for laws that respect and protect their rights. How an ongoing survey aims to provide data to help those efforts. Plus, our Made in Arizona series returns with the story of how bagels got one local business through the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
The abuse of a 4-year-old boy with intellectual disabilities was caught on camera, and his caregiver made an admission to police. We’ll hear why that case is among hundreds of allagations of physical and sexual abuse that could not be proven. Plus, Latinos here and around the world are leaving the Catholic Church to become Mormon. That and more on The Show.
Republican officials in rural Cochise County voted to delay certifying November’s election results by the legal deadline. We’ll hear about the legal and political implications they could face. Plus, a KJZZ investigation finds people with intellectual disabilities face widespread abuse. That and more on The Show.
Katie Hobbs has been busy building a transition team and planning her legislative agenda in which she will have to work with a Republican majority. We’ll hear from the governor-elect herself. Plus, a new KJZZ series uncovers cases of abuse and neglect against people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. That and more on The Show.
This week, The Show is re-visiting some of our favorite discussions from past years and we’ll explore party etiquette in the COVID era.
With a disability, it’s easy to stay indoors. We’ll look at what happens when people with disabilities get outside and hit the trails. Plus, a Tiny Desert Concert from Afrolatina poet Raquel Denis. That and more as The Show is revisits some of our favorite discussions from past years.
For many women who hike alone, just getting to the trailhead means busting through a layer of resistance that isn’t there for men. That didn’t stop these three women from getting outdoors by themselves. Plus, we’ll meet a couple using iconic Arizona imagery in their graphic design shop. That and more as The Show is revisits some of our favorite discussions from past years.
After years of debate, a federal judge has thrown out the controversial border policy known as Title 42. Immigrant rights advocates are celebrating the move and hope it will help asylum seekers waiting at the border. And we all know and love Christmas movies, but what about Thanksgiving movies? That and more on The Show.