Denise Hassanzade Ajiri

Reporter

Denise Hassanzade Ajiri is an Iranian journalist with a focus on news coverage of the Middle East.

Denise Hassanzade Ajiri is an Iranian journalist with a focus on news coverage of the Middle East. She recently received her Master’s from Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism.

Mr. Host reading a book with the puppets of Kolah Germezi, including the sheep Babayi.

Iran's version of the Muppets makes a comeback

Kolah Germezi, or "Red Hat," is an Iranian Muppet Show-like program, with a collection of skits and musical numbers. Its producer says the program on Iranian state TV officially has 35 million viewers, but he believes it's seen by many more.

Iran's version of the Muppets makes a comeback