Weekend Show Preview — 5.10.15

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. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Gov. Mike Huckabee on “Face the Nation”;  Carly Fiorina on “Meet the Press”; Sec. Jeh Johnson on “This Week”; and Dr. Ben Carson on “Fox News Sunday.”


CBS’s “Face the Nation”: former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, 2016 Republican presidential candidate; Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), 2016 Democratic presidential candidate; Stephanie Cutter, Democratic strategist; Newt Gingrich, Republican strategist; Jarrett Bell of USA Today Sports; Mark Leibovich, New York Times Magazine; Ron Fournier of National Journal; John Heilemann of Bloomberg Politics; and Susan Page of USA Today.

“Fox News Sunday”: Dr. Ben Carson (R), presidential candidate; Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the Homeland Security Committee; Pete Bunce, Arsenal of Democracy Flyover; Brit Hume, Fox News Senior political analyst; Lisa Lerer of The Associated Press; Michael Needham of Heritage Action for America; and Charles Lane of The Washington Post and Fox News contributor.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“Carly Fiorina, fmr. Hewlett-Packard CEO; GOP presidential candidate; Jon Ralston, political reporter for Ralston Reports and columnist for the Reno-Gazette Journal; Cathy Engelbart, CEO of Deloitte, LLP; Kishanna Poteat Brown, teacher for Prince George’s County, Md. Public Schools; Maria Shriver, special anchor for NBC News and founder of The Shriver Report; Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway; Matt Bai, national political columnist for Yahoo! News; Ruth Marcus, columnist for The Washington Post, Kathleen Parker, columnist for The Washington Post; and Michael Steele, fmr. chairman of the Republican National Committee.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : Amanda Renteria, national political director for Hillary for America Campaign; Lincoln Diaz-Balart, former U.S. Representative and Republican political analyst for Univision News, Freddy Balsera, Democrat political analyst; Jorge Posada, former professional Major League Baseball player; Pierpaolo Barbieri, author for Hitler’s Shadow Empire: The Nazis and the Spanish Civil War; and Alejandro Sanz, singer.

ABC’s “This Week“: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security; Sen. Richard Burr, chair of the Intelligence Committee (R-NC); Jamelle Bouie, Slate Magazine; Gwen Ifill, co-host & managing editor of PBS’ “NewsHour” and moderator & managing editor of PBS’ “Washington Week”; Rich Lowry, editor of National Review; Greta Van Susteren, Fox News anchor; and Admiral William McRaven U.S. Navy (Ret), former commander, U.S. Special Operations command chancellor, University of Texas System.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Brett McGurk (R-AZ), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran; Alex Kershaw, WWII historian and author of Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris (August 2015); Nick Zuras, WWII Navy veteran, D-Day invasion – Omaha Beach and later the Pacific Theatre; Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI); Fmr. Gov. Tom Ridge (R-PA); and Fmr. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), CNN commentator‎.

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” : Gen. Michael Hayden, AF (ret.) former Director of the National Security Agency, CIA (George W. Bush Administration); Zanny Minton Beddoes, economics editor The Economist; David McCullough, historian and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Wright Brothers (2015); and Stephen Dubner, co-author of When to Rob a Bank: …And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants (2015).

CNN’s “Inside Politics”: Nia-Malika Henderson, senior political reporter for CNN.com; Jeff Zeleny, senior Washington correspondent for CNN; Steve Inskeep, co-host of “Morning Edition” for NPR; and Jackie Kucinich, senior politics editor of The Daily Beast.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : Peter Schweizer, author, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich (2015)David Zurawik, media critic for The Baltimore SunChristine Brennan, sports columnist for USA Today and CNN contributor; Michael Weiss, co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror (2015) and CNN contributor; Jennifer Pozner, media critic and executive director of Women In Media & News; D’Lita Miller, cast member of 8 Minutes and founder and executive director of Families Against Sex Trafficking; and Charles Blow, Op-Ed columnist of The New York Times.

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : Matt Lewis, senior contributor at The Daily Caller; Christina Bellantoni, editor-in-chief of Roll Call; Michael Tomasky, columnist for The Daily BeastSusan Ferrechio, chief congressional correspondent for The Washington Examiner; Betsy Woodruff, political reporter at The Daily Beast; Ric Grenell, Fox News Channel contributor; and Richard Fowler, radio talk show host.

FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” : Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee; former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus; Sen. George Mitchell (D-ME), former Senate Majority leader; Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution Research fellow and former Policy Director for Gov. Mitt Romney; Ed Rollins, former White House advisor and Fox News political analyst; and Judith Miller, author, journalist and Fox News contributor.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” : Pete Williams of NBC News; Pierre Thomas of ABC News; Jeff Zeleny of CNN; and Laura Meckler of The Wall Street Journal.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

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