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By SteveK Comment

> Today show anchor Meredith Vieira reports for Dateline this Friday on an international parental kidnapping case. It airs at 10pm. For Sunday’s West Coast-only Dateline, Natalie Morales reports on a man who shot his wife’s 18-year-old lover.

> Katty Kay presents the third of this week’s “Moment of Change,” focusing on the environment, on BBC World News America tonight at 7pmET. The series looks at the how the new administration tackles the country’s most pressing issues.

> Just like CNBC and FBN, Bloomberg TV is in Davos, Switzerland this week at the World Economic Forum. Erik Schatzker and Francine Lacqua lead the coverage from Bloomberg’s slope-side studio. Click continued for the full release…

Starting Wednesday, BLOOMBERG TELEVISION viewers, BLOOMBERG RADIO® listeners and BLOOMBERG.COM visitors will gain unparalleled access to this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

From its slope-side studio in Davos, Bloomberg will deliver extensive on-air and online coverage of the 2009 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. Bloomberg’s on-site interviews, up-to-date analysis, commentary and in-depth discussions with international experts will provide context and understanding.

BLOOMBERG TELEVISION special coverage, led by anchors Erik Schatzker and Francine Lacqua, will look at how China and Russia could shape the new global economy, how world banks can recover their reputations, and they’ll examine the current call for market transparency.

Each day the BLOOMBERG TELEVISION network will broadcast a one-hour special program across the globe at 05:00 EST/11:00 CET/19:00 JST that will feature the key players at the World Economic Forum. The daily program, which will be simulcast live on the BLOOMBERG.COM Web site, will feature guests including:

OPEC Secretary General Abdalla El-Badri

UC, Berkley Professor and Obama Advisor Dr. Laura Tyson

NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer

EU Commissioner for Financial Services Charlie McCreevy

NYU–Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini

Troika Dialog Chairman Ruben Vardanian

Morgan Stanley Asia Chairman Stephen Roach

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen

Egypt’s Finance Minister Youssuf Boutros-Ghali

The Emirates Group Vice Chairman Maurice Flanagan

Sabanci Holdings Chairwoman Guler Sabanci

Columbia University Professor Joseph Stiglitz

British Airways Chairman Martin Broughton

Barclays Plc President Bob Diamond

Bank of China Vice President Zhu Min

Petrobras CEO Jose Sergio Gabrielli

Lloyd’s of London Chairman Lord Peter Levene

The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION coverage wraps up on Friday with a look back at the events that shaped the forum and how world leaders will face the challenges ahead.

Bloomberg Radio® services will begin coverage of the forum on Wednesday, January 29, as “Bloomberg on the Economy” and “Bloomberg Surveillance” host Tom Keene travels to Switzerland to update listeners on forum events. Keene will speak with several experts including Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach; Yale president Richard Levin; NYU-Stern School Professor Nouriel Roubini and Author and Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson. “Bloomberg Surveillance” will air live from 7-10am ET and “Bloomberg on the Economy” will air live at 6PM ET from Davos.

Live streaming video and BLOOMBERG NEWS reports from the event will be available via BLOOMBERG.COM. Visitors to can access the live reports by clicking “LIVE TV” on the front page of the site. In addition, the website will feature a special report page with complete multimedia news coverage at

Highlights from the broadcasts are also available on Bloomberg’s You Tube Channel at

This exclusive content and follow up reports are available to the public on the BLOOMBERG TELEVISION network, BLOOMBERG RADIO services, the BLOOMBERG.COM Web site, and to users of the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service. Clips from the interviews will be archived and available via the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service.