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The Weekend Ticker: Ling, Roberts, Bartiromo…

> On Monday, Lisa Ling sits down with Matt Lauer on the Today show for her first interview since her sister Laura and Laura’s colleague Euna Lee were taken into custody in North Korea. Ling will be joined by her parents as well as Laura’s husband, Iain Clayton and Lee’s husband Michael Saldate.

> Also Monday, Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts will report live from Galveston, TX and Sam Champion will be in South Florida on day one of the 2009 hurricane season. Galveston was decimated by Hurricane Ike last hurricane season.

> CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo is on her way to Russia this weekend. She’ll interview Pres. Dimitry Medvedev on Monday, broadcast live from Red Square on Tuesday, then head to St. Petersburg Wednesday where she will moderate a panel made up of four current and former heads of state.

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