Weekend Show Preview — 1.25.15

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked.

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked.

Highlights will include Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on “Face the Nation”; former Prime Minister of the U.K., Tony Blair on “Fareed Zakaria GPS”; and White House Chief of Staff,  Denis McDonough pulling a “full Ginsburg” on “Fox News Sunday,” “Meet the Press,” “This Week,” “Face the Nation” and “State of the Union.”

Sunday: 

CBS’s “Face the Nation”: White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough; Senator John McCain (R-AZ); Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA); Jarrett Bell of USA Today Sports; Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe; Michael Crowley of Politico; CBS News Political director, John Dickerson; Jeffery Goldberg of The Atlantic; Dana Milbank of The Washington Post; and Susan Page of USA Today.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“: White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough; former Gov. Mike Huckabee; Hall of Fame NBA player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; host of “The Hugh Hewitt Show,” Hugh Hewitt; The New York Times Pentagon correspondent, Helene Cooper; Mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake; and NBC News special correspondent, Tom Brokaw.

“Fox News Sunday”:  White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough; Gov.  John Kasich (R-OH); syndicated columnist / Fox News contributor, George WillRon Fournier of the National Journal; President, Alliance for a Strong America / Fox News contributor, Liz CheneyThe Washington Post / Fox News contributor, Charles Lane.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : assistant secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta S. Jacobson; U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R), District (27), Florida; professor and coordinator of the Media Law and Freedom of Information Research Unit at the Legal Research Institute at UNAM, Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Ernesto Villanueva; husband of Brittany Maynard, Daniel Diaz; director of the Hispanic Catholics Apostolate for the Diocese of Arlington, Rev. José Eugenio Hoyos; recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Mario J. Molina.

ABC’s “This Week“: White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough; Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA); ABC News contributor and Democratic strategist, Donna Brazile; Republican strategist, Sara Fagen; ABC News contributor and editor of The Weekly StandardBill KristolCokie Roberts of ABC News.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough; former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA); former U.S. Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman; Senator Adam Schiff (D-CA); Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL); Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ); British member of Parliament and grandson of Winston Churchill, Sir Nicholas Soames.

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” : former Prime Minister of the U.K., Tony Blair; chief economics commentator for Financial Times, Martin Wolf; first female director in Saudi Arabia and director of “Wadjda,” Haifaa Al Mansour; British member of Parliament and Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne.

CNN’s “Inside Politics”national politics writer for The Atlantic, Molly Ball; White House reporter for The New York Times, Julie Hirschfeld Davis; national political correspondent for The New York Times, Jonathan Martin; congressional reporter for The Washington Post, Ed O’Keefe.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : former punter for the Minnesota Vikings, Chris Kluwe; former linebacker/defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons, Tim Green; CNN commentator and ESPN columnist, L.Z. Granderson; host of Boston Herald Radio, Chris Villani; CNN senior legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin; chief political correspondent for BFMTV, Thierry Arnaud; founder and CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Paul Rieckhoff; retired Navy SEAL, Jonathan Gilliam; parents of Aurora shooting victims, Tom and Caren TevesLonnie and Sandy Phillips;

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : The Hill contributor, Lauren Ashburn; National Review and Fox News contributor, Jonah Goldberg; Democratic strategist and Fox News contributor, Joe Trippi; Fox News contributor, Richard Grenell; Radio Show host, Richard FowlerNew York Magazine contributing editor, Will Leitch; WTXF sports anchor, Howard Eskin.

FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” Sen. Richard Shelby, (R-AL), Chairman, Senate Banking Committee / member, Committee On Appropriations; Rep. Mike McCaul, (R-TX) chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security; Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft / philanthropist; Maya MacGuineas, president of The Committee for a Responsible Budget.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” Alexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics; Ed O’Keefe of The Washington Post; Michael Crowley of POLITICO; John Dickerson of Slate Magazine and CBS News.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

We’ll update ’em as we get ’em (email fishbowldamon@gmail.com).