|Also known as||Rising with Krystal & Saagar|
|Genre||Political news and commentary|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original release||June 13, 2018 -|
The Hill's Rising with Krystal & Saagar (or simply Rising) is an American daily news and opinion web series produced by Washington, D.C. political newspaper The Hill. The series launched in June 2018 as Rising with Krystal & Buck, with Buck Sexton as co-host until June 2019. The series is available on The Hill Hill.TV platform and YouTube.
Rising features commentary and analysis of political news and current events, in-studio interviews with politicians, campaign staff and surrogates, political advisors and strategists, and members of the news media, and occasional live-analysis segments.
The "What's On Your Radar" segments serve as each episode's anchor. The hosts analyze current events and present commentary in a monologue format, usually organized into three or four bullet-points. This is followed by an open discussion.
In 2018, The Hill announced Krystal Ball and Jamal Simmons as presenters of a new slate of original programming to be produced by John Solomon. Ball was slated as the "progressive co-host on a morning show with a conservative co-host".Rising was launched in June 2018 with Buck Sexton serving as the conservative counterpart to Ball. Enjeti replaced Sexton in June 2019.