Tonight’s Ferguson Coverage Plans

By Merrill Knox Comment

As the National Guard arrives in Ferguson, where the overnight curfew has been lifted, the broadcast and cable networks have set plans to continue coverage of the escalating violence there. Here’s an update on who will be in Ferguson tonight:

  • NBC News: Brian Williams, who will anchor “Nightly” from Ferguson tonight, as well as correspondents Ron Allen and Mark Potter
  • ABC News: Steve Osunsami and Alex Perez
  • CBS News: Mark Strassmann and Vladimir Duthiers 
  • MSNBC: Chris Hayes, reporters Trymaine Lee and Amanda Sakuma
  • CNN: Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper
  • Fox News: Mike Tobin, Steve Harriganand Garrett Tenney

As we told you earlier, Shepard Smith will anchor the 11pmET hour on Fox News tonight. We’ll continue to update as plans are set.