Weekend Show Preview — 3.15.15

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 Secretary of State, John Kerry on “Face the Nation” and Senate Major Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on “This Week.”


CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Secretary of State, John Kerry; Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Armed Services Committee; Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Armed Services Committee; Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Select Committee on Benghazi; Cornell William Brooks, NAACP President; Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Peter Baker of The New York Times; John Heilemann, Bloomberg Politics; Dana Milbank of The Washington Post; and Susan Page of USA Today.

Fox News Sunday”: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), chairman, House Select Committee on Benghazi; Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), House Select Committee on Benghazi; Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Rula Ghani, First Lady of Afghanistan; George Will, syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor; Kirsten Powers of USA Today and Fox News contributor; Karl Rove, former Bush White House senior advisor and Fox News contributor; and Juan Williams, Fox News political analyst.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“: former Adm. Michael Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA); Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-NC); fmr. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA); National Political Columnist for Yahoo! News, Matt Bai; senior fellow at Media Matters For America, Karen Finney; partner at Hamilton Place Strategies, Kevin Madden; NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent, Andrea Mitchell.

Univision’s “Al Punto” :  Democrat political analyst and former speaker of the California State Assembly, Fabian Núñez; Republican political analyst and former Senator McCain Presidential Campaign advisor, Adolfo Franco; founder and director of DREAM Iowa, Monica Reyes; former Venezuelan political prisoner and Human Rights activist, Salvatore Lucchese; president of Vamos Unidos USA, Juan José Gutiérrez; and singer, Gilberto Santa Rosa.

ABC’s “This Week“: Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO); Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-MO); former Virginia Senator Jim Webb (D-VA); Democratic strategist, James Carville; ABC News contributor and Republican strategist, Ana Navarro; editor of The New Yorker, David Remnick; Fox News anchor, Greta Van Susteren; Egyptian satirist, Bassem Youssef.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Majority Leader; former White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton, Jack Quinn; investigative reporter who broke open the Secret Service scandal for The Washington Post, Carol Leonnig; and former Secret Service agent, Daniel Bongino.

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” : NASA Administrator Charles Bolden; theoretical physicist & futurist Dr. Michio Kaku; the chief of the Bioficial Heart Division of the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute at the University of Louisville, Dr. Stuart Williams; the chief engineer for the high speed systems division at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Robert Mercier; and from the energy development member nation organization ITER, U.S. head Ned Sauthoff and scientists Gunther Janeschitz and Mark Henderson.

CNN’s “Inside Politics”: Presidential campaign correspondent for The New York TimesMaggie Haberman; White House correspondent for The Associated PressJulie Pace; national political reporter for The Washington PostRobert Costa; Steve Inskeep of NPR and co-host of “Morning Edition.”

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : Karen Kaiser of AP general counsel; Glenn Thrush, senior staff writer, Politico; Jonathan Allen, DC bureau chief, Bloomberg; Mark Lamont Hill, CNN commentator; Jennifer Bendery, White House and Congressional reporter for The Huffington Post.

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : Kathleen Parker, syndicated columnist and author; Christina Bellantoni, Roll Call editor-in-chief; Joe Trippi, Fox News contributor; Joe Concha, Mediaite columnist; David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun media critic; Richard Grenell, Fox News contributor; Julie Roginsky, Fox News contributor; Ron Fournier, National Journal.

 FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” : Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), Member, Senate Armed Services Committee; Colonel Steven Bucci, U.S. Army Special Forces (Ret.) and director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation; John Watson, Chairman & CEO, Chevron; Ed Rollins, former principal White House advisor to President Reagan in both his terms and Fox News political analyst; Judith Miller, adjunct fellow at The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and Fox News contributor; and Jon Hilsenrath, Chief Economics Correspondent, Wall Street Journal.