Weekend Show Preview — 3.8.15

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 former Secretary of State, Colin Powell on “This Week”; Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on “Meet the Press”; and Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on “Face the Nation.”

Sunday: 

CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi; Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY); Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC); attorney for the families of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice and Trayvon Martin, Benjamin Crump; CBS News State Department correspondent, Margaret Brennan; Ruth Marcus of the The Washington Post; April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks and author of “The Presidency in Black and White”; and Gerald Seib of The Wall Street Journal  

Fox News Sunday”: Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR); Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and civil rights activist; syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor, George Will; president of Center for American Progress, Neera Tanden; Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal; and Fox News political analyst, Juan Williams.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA); Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Rep. John Lewis (D-GA); Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO); former Major League Baseball pitcher, Curt Schilling; National Political correspondent for The New York Times, Jonathan Martin; Columnist for The Washington Post, Kathleen Parker; senior Congressional reporter at POLITICO, Manu Raju; and national editor at The Cook Political Report, Amy Walter.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : Chicago mayoral candidate, Jesús “Chuy” García; Lilian Tintori, wife of Venezuelan imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo López; Mariela Dabbah, author, speaker and CEO of the Red Shoe Movement; Sabina Berman, playwright and journalist; and music band, “Camila.”

ABC’s “This Week“: former Secretary of State, Colin Powell; Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi; Mayor James Knowles (R) of Ferguson, Missouri; ABC News contributor and Democratic strategist, Donna Brazile; managing editor at Bloomberg Politics and host of “With All Due Respect,” Mark Halperin; managing editor at Bloomberg Politics and host of “With All Due Respect,” John Heilemann; and co-host of “The View” and former Bush White House communications director, Nicolle Wallace.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee; Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), House Select Committee on Benghazi; former Attorney General (George W. Bush Administration), Alberto Gonzales; former U.S. Senator and Vietnam War veteran, Bob Kerrey; and David Maraniss, journalist and author of “They Marched Through Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America.”

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” : associate professor of political science at the City University of New York, CNN political commentator and senior fellow at New America Foundation, Peter Beinart; professor of politics and international affairs, Princeton University, former Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department of State (Barack Obama Administration), Anne-Marie Slaughter, D.Phil; Global View columnist and deputy editorial page editor of The Wall Street Journal, Bret Stephens; professor of economic history and new institutional economics at George Mason University, John V.C. Nye; chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE, co-founder and chairman of Singularity University and co-author of Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think (2014), Peter Diamandis, MD; and medical researcher and professor of international health at Karolinska Institutet, Hans Rosling, MD.

CNN’s “Inside Politics”: senior political columnist and editorial director for National Journal, Ron Fournier; senior Washington correspondent for CNN, Jeff Zeleny; White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, Lisa Lerer; and congressional reporter for NPR, Juana Summers.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : former host of “Fox News Watch,” Eric Burns; contributing editor at New York Magazine, Gabe Sherman; former CBS News president, Andrew Heyward; executive editor for investigations at Gawker Media, John Cook; President of ABC Entertainment Group, Paul Lee; and author of “Fresh Off the Boat,” Eddie Huang.

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : Ed Henry, Fox News chief White House correspondent; Mercedes Schlapp, former Bush White House official; Michael Tomasky, Daily Beast special correspondent; Crystal Wright, communications consultant and blogger; Julie Roginsky, Fox News contributor; and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).

FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” : Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY); former Sen. George Mitchell (D-ME), former Senate Majority leader; Jon Hilsenrath, chief economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal; Richard Peterson, senior director at Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services LLC; Ed Rollins, GOP strategist and FOX News contributor; Judith Miller, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and FOX News contributor; and Mary Kissel, editorial board member of The Wall Street Journal.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week”: Pierre Thomas of ABC News; Joan Biskupic of Reuters; Josh Gerstein of POLITICO; and Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

 NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

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