Weekend Show Preview — 1.4.15


Happy New Year, Fishbowlers! Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked.

Highlights will include Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) on “Face the Nation” and Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) on “Fox News Sunday”; and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on “State of the Union.”


CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD); former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich; Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Chairman, Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs; Gwen Ifill of PBS NewsHour; Dan Balz of The Washington Post; David Ignatius of The Washington Post; Susan Page of USA Today.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“: Senator John Barraso (R-WY); Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Gen. Daniel Bolger (Ret.); Senior Associate at The Carnegie Endowment, Sarah Chayes; Mayor of Washington, DC, Muriel Bowser; DC Chief of Police, Cathy Lanier; Chancellor of DC Public Schools, Kaya Henderson; NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Andrea Mitchell; BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief, John Stanton; Pentagon Correspondent for The New York Times, Helene Cooper; and National Political columnist for Yahoo News, Matt Bai.

“Fox News Sunday”: Senator Bob Corker (R-TN); Senator John Thune (R-SD); Rep-Elect Martha McSally (R-AZ); Rep-Elect Lee Zeldin (R-NY); Co-Host, “The Five” / former White House press secretary
, Dana Perino; senior political columnist and editorial director of National Journal, Ron Fournier; “The Laura Ingraham Show / Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham; and president of the Center for American Progress, Neera Tanden.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : (Repeat) –  CIA director, John Brennan; Ron Patrick, head of recruitment at CIA; Justin Jackson, the former deputy director for the National Clandestine Service; the director of the CIA’s Center for Mission Diversity, Carmen MiddletonThe Guardian’s former columnist, Glenn Greenwald; The Washington Post’s writer, Barton Gellman; The Guardian’s Defense and Security correspondent Ewen MacAskill; The Guardian’s U.S. National Security editor, Spencer Ackerman; The Washington Post National Security correspondent, Greg Miller; “Dragnet Nation” author, Julia Angwin; and ACLU executive director, Anthony Romero.

ABC’s “This Week“: Senator-elect Ben Sasse, (R-Neb); Senator-elect Thom Tillis, (R-NC); Rep.-elect Mia Love, (R-Utah); Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren; television and radio host Tavis Smiley; national political reporter for the Washington Post Robert Costa; and CNN Contributor Margaret Hoover.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ).

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” : TBA

CNN’s “Inside Politics”: TBA

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : TBA

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : investigative journalist, Sharyl Attkisson
; former George W. Bush spokesperson, Mercedes Schlapp; Michael Tomasky of the 
Daily Beast; pollster, Frank Luntz
; former NBC News correspondent, Fred Francis
; David Zurawik of the 
Baltimore Sun.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” Alexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics; Ed O’Keefe of The Washington Post; Molly Ball of The AtlanticJoan Biskupic of Reuters.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

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