Acclaimed author and broadcast journalist Leon Charney engages some of the best and brightest from around the world in unrehearsed, highly intelligent one-­‐on-­‐one discussion. With more than 400 interviews since it first broadcast in 1988, the Leon Charney Report provides insight from a wealth of prominent guests including Jimmy Carter, Rudy Giuliani, Eli Wiesel, Jackie Mason, Pat Cooper, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Ed Koch and David Dinkins and more from key figures in politics, entertainment and business. The show was airing every Sunday on NYC Media, Jewish Life TV and WMBC TV for over two decades till April 24, 2016 after the creator, producer and host Leon Charney passed on April 21, 2016.


Currently we are revamping the show and the program continues online without Leon Charney as the host, but with the same concept as the original Leon Charney Report. The show will remain a relevant public affairs program. New episodes will be release online through The Charney Report YouTube and on this website Watch Page

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“Leon Charney adds a new dimension to television coverage of the Middle East.” – New York Times

“The Charney Report provides the sole source on key issues in global affairs [which] is a service in itself. Having it recognized by the audience we serve is all the more rewarding." – NYC Media Group

“No sound bites, just sound ideas” – NYC TV

“Honest, open dialogue can go a long way in bringing us together and in helping us to preserve this inclusive, eclectic, and tolerant city that we call home. Leon Charney Report takes us a step closer to this most vital goal...” – Former NYC Mayor, David N. Dinkins

“In offering depth and quality of news coverage that American Jewish audiences are accustomed to, The Leon Charney Report is an example of the best work of this type.” – Jewish Webcasting Guide