“Markus Lanz” is one of the best-known talk shows on German television. The host of the same name has hosted the show since 2008 and received criticism for his moderating style, especially in the early years. Over time, however, he has become one of the most important German talk show hosts in Germany and has been producing his own TV shows with the production company mhoch2 since 2011. His guests include the country's most recognized politicians, important heads of state. The German economy and currently the most popular factions and their representatives. But his show also regularly features important people from the art and culture scene as well as the press.

Markus Lanz welcomes his guests at different times on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday later in the evening
ZDF. He has already criticized his home station ZDF for the fact that the start times of the talk show can vary widely, but the talk show still has stable ratings.

Markus Lanz: Today's guests

The following guests will be present this Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 p.m.:

Kevin Kühnert, General Secretary of the SPD

In view of the escalating Iran-Israel conflict, he comments on his party's security and foreign policy position. He also comments on Chancellor Scholz's trip to China.

Michael Bewerunge, ZDF correspondent

Calling from Tel Aviv, he shares information about Israel's domestic political situation and the mood of the population.

Guido Steinberg, Islamic scholar

He comments on the history of the war between Iran and Israel, which was waged covertly for many years. He also explains measures to stabilize the security situation in the Middle East.

Carlo Masala, military expert

A professor of international politics at the Bundeswehr University in Munich describes the military potential of the armed forces of Iran and Israel.

Daniela Sepehri, Iranian activist

The daughter of Iranian parents living in exile comments on the situation of the Iranian population: “A wave of executions began in Iran in the shadow of the news of the attack on Israel.”

“Markus Lanz” runs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at various times and is then available in the media library.

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The original of this article “Markus Lanz: These are the guests on April 16” comes from TV Spielfilm.

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