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Weekend Show Preview – 8.31.14

SundayShows-w-candyWho’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked.

Highlights include Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on NBC’s “Meet the Press” with Andrea Mitchell moderating, Sunday show regular Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” and Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) on Univision’s “Al Punto.”

Not all lineups have been announced. But click through for those that are and we’ll continue to update throughout the day.


NBC’s “Meet the Press” : Among others, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

ABC’s “This Week” : Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK); ABC’s Matthew Dowd and Cokie Roberts; Bill Richardson, former New Mexico governor

CBS’s “Face the Nation” : Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Sen. Adam Smith (D-WA); Rep. Peter King (R-NY); American Enterprise Institute’s Danielle Pletka; Michael Singh, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

“Fox News Sunday” : Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI); Mark Mellman, CEO, The Mellman Group; Bill McInturff, co-founder, Public Opinion Strategies; Vincent Rossi and Adam Metallo, Smithsonian Mueseum 3D Digitation program officers; FOX News contributor George Will; AP’s Julie PaceMichael Needham, Heritage Action for America; WaPo’s Charles Lane

Univision’s “Al Punto” : Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL); Nuria Piera, general director, Cadena de Noticias (CDN); Ron Dermer, Ambassador of Israel to the US; Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, Colombian pathologist; Óscar Jaenada, Spanish actor

CNN’s “State of the Union : Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD); Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL); Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ); Tom DeLay, former House majority leader; Lanhee Chen, Mitt Romney 2012 adviser; Kristen Soltis Anderson, Republican pollster; Penny Lee, former adviser to Sen. Harry Reid; CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill

CNN’s “Inside Politics” : POLITICO’s Maggie Haberman; Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter; WaPo’s Nia-Malika Henderson, Bloomberg News’ Lisa Lerer

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS”Zbigniew Brzezinski, normer national security adviser (Carter administration); Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s Foreign Minister

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Anjem Choudary, London Imam; former spokesman Al Muhajiroun; Daily Beast’s Josh Rogin; author Naomi Wolf; former AP correspondent Matti Friedman; Nancy O’Dell, co-host of “Entertainment Tonight;” Patrick Gottsch, founder and chairman, RFD-TV

Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” : Patrick Byrne, CEO; FOX News contributors Judith Miller, Capt. Chuck Nash, and Ed RollinsRichard Grenell, former U.S. spokesman at the United Nations; KT McFarland, FOX News national security analyst; Martin Sass, Sass chairman and CEO

Fox News’ “MediaBuzz” : FOX News contributors Lauren Ashburn and Jim PinkertonCharles Gasparino, FOX Business Network senior correspondent; Joe Concha, Mediaite columnist; NPR’s Mara Liasson; Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” : RealClearPolitics’s Alexis Simendinger; McClatchy’s Hannah Allam; The Economist’s Greg Ip; WaPo’s Dan Balz

PBS’s “To the Contrary” : TBA

BTV’s “Political Capital” : TBA

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”Douglas Elmendorf, Congressional Budget Office director; WSJ’s Damian Paletta; Bloomberg News’ Erik Wasson

NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday : Karim Sadjadpour, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Daniel Dombey, Financial Times Turkey correspondent; Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, NPR international correspondent, Ukraine; Frank Langfitt, NPR international correspondent, Hong Kong; Mara Liasson, NPR national political correspondent; Emily Dhurandhar, lead author of a new study on breakfast and weight loss in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Ryan Grepper, creator of the “Coolest” cooler, the highest-grossing Kickstarter campaign to date; David Mitchell, author, The Bone Clocks; Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd, co-hosts, NPR Music’s Alt.Latino

NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday : Jane Harman, director and CEO, The Woodrow Wilson Center; Randeep Ramesh, social affairs editor, The Guardian; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH; Kathy Byrne, daughter of former Chicago mayor Jane Byrne; Leila Fadel, NPR international correspondent, Cairo; Ari Shapiro, NPR international correspondent, London; Emily Spivack, author, Worn StoriesGraeme Townshend, retired NHL star

We’ll update ‘em as we get ‘em (email

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