Weekend Show Preview — 4.12.15

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 Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on “Meet the Press,” “Face the Nation” and “State of the Union”; Secretary of State John Kerry on “Meet the Press,” “This Week” and “Face the Nation”; and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on “Fox News Sunday.”

Sunday: 

CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); Secretary of State John Kerry; Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Republican National Committee Chairman, Reince Priebus; CBS News Political Director, John Dickerson; John Heilemann of Bloomberg Politics and co-host of “With All Due Respect”; Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal and CBS News Contributor; and Susan Page of USA Today.

Fox News Sunday”: Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ); former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney; Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins quarterback; Brit Hume, Fox News senior political analyst; Kirsten Powers, USA Today and Fox News contributor; George Will, syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor; and Charles Lane of The Washington Post and Fox News contributor.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“: mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio; Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); Secretary of State John Kerry; columnist for The New York Times, David Brooks; host of “The Hugh Hewitt Show,” Hugh Hewitt; host of NPR’s “Latino USA,” Maria Hinojosa; and mayor of Baltimore City, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : Fabian Núñez, Democrat political analyst, former speaker of the California State Assembly; Rosario Marin, former Treasurer of the United States, President George W. Bush Administration; Félix De Bedout, anchor for Univision News; Fernand Amandi, director of Bendixen & Amandi International; and U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D), Nevada and Senate Minority Leader.

ABC’s “This Week“: Secretary of State John Kerry; Mike Huckabee (R) Former Arkansas Governor; Sen. Mike Lee (R- UT) and author of “Our Lost Constitution”; Donna Brazile, ABC News contributor and Democratic strategist; Bill Kristol, ABC News contributor and editor of The Weekly Standard; Tavis Smiley, television and radio host, and author of “My Journey with Maya”; Kristen Soltis Anderson, Republican strategist and pollster, and co-founder of Echelon Insights; and former First Lady Laura Bush.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); Governor Lincoln Chafee (D-RI), former governor of Rhode Island; Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI); former Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) (1997-2015); Paul Begala, CNN commentator; Counselor to President Bill Clinton; Ana Navarro, political commentator (R) for CNN; and Joe Lockhart, former chief spokesman and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton (1998-2000).

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” : Malcolm Gladwell, author of “David and Goliath – Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants” (2015), staff writer for The New Yorker; Dan Senor, founder of Foreign Policy Initiative and former chief spokesperson for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, former advisor to Romney-Ryan; and AnneMarie Slaughter, D.Phil, president & CEO for New America Foundation, former Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department of State (Barack Obama Administration).

CNN’s “Inside Politics”: Robert Costa, national politics reporter for The Washington Post and Inside Politics contributor; Ron Fournier, editorial director for National Journal Group; Nia-Malika Henderson, senior political reporter for CNN.com; and Lisa Lerer, national politics reporter for The Associated Press.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : TBA

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner chief congressional correspondent; Mary Katharine Ham, Fox News contributor; Dana Milbank, Washington Post columnist; David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun media and TV critic; Lola Ogunnaike, Arise TV host; and Mariel Hemingway, actress and author.

FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” : Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA), member of Senate Foreign Affairs Committee; Byron York, chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner; Ryan Lance, chairman & CEO of ConocoPhillips; Judith Miller, adjunct fellow at The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, pulitzer prize-winning author and journalist and Fox News contributor; Garry Kasparov, chess grand master, writer and political activist who’s been thrown in jail by Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, which he took over from the late Czech President, Vaclav Havel; and Jim Grant, financial author and analyst, founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” : Pierre Thomas of ABC News; John Dickerson of CBS News and Slate Magazine; Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post; and David Sanger of The New York Times.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

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