Sunday Morning Panels: Only Males Need Apply

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By Betsy Rothstein Comments

Today we check in with our Sunday morning talk show circuit to see how many beef whistles they’re having on the programs. Since it’s the last Sunday before the presidential election, we think it’s quite telling, especially where that alleged War on Women is concerned. Sadly, female experts, pundits and journos fared only moderately well this weekend.

CBS’ “Face the Nation” with Bob Schieffer: 4

Peggy Noonan, WSJ, Dee Dee Meyers, Vanity Fair, David Gergen, CNN, Harvard, Rich Lowry, National Review, Ann Greenberg, Democratic pollster, Leslie Sanchez, Republican Strategist, Stu Rothenberg, The Rothenberg Political Report, Larry Sabato, UVA, Anthony Salvanto, CBS News Elections Director.

NBC’s “Meet the Press” with David Gregory: 1

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, Mike Murphy, Republican Strategist, Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent, NBC News.

NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show”: 2

New York mag’s John Heilemann, HuffPost‘s Howard Fineman, TheGrio and MSNBC’s Joy Reid, and CNN’s Gloria Borger.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” with Howard Kurtz: 2.

Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker, Frank Cesno, GWU, Debra Sanders, SF Chronicle, Bill Press, Current TV, Larry Sabato, UVA, Sarah Lacy, Pando Daily.

Bloomberg’s “Political Capital” with Al Hunt (airs Friday): 0

Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick.

PBS’s Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal (airs Friday): 2

CNBC and NYT’s John Harwood, NYT’s Jackie Calmes, and ABC News’ Amy Walter.

“Washington Watch with Roland Martin”: 2

Sec. of the U.S. Department of Labor, Hilda Solis and Senior VP of the NAACP, Hilary Shelton. The panel: Michael Fletcher, national economics correspondent for WaPoDr. Chris Metzler, Georgetown University prof; Lenny McAllister, Republican strategist and Joe Madison, Sirius XM’s “The Black Eagle.”