Weekend Show Preview — 3.22.15

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 Pope Francis on “Al Punto”; CIA director, John Brennan on “Fox News Sunday”; and Senator John McCain on “State of the Union.”


CBS’s “Face the Nation”: House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy (R-CA); Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), Foreign Relations Committee Chairman; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Armed Services Committee; Chris Borland, Former San Francisco 49ers Linebacker; Margaret Brennan, CBS News State Department correspondent; Michael Crowley of Politico; Michael Gerson of The Washington Post; and Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal and CBS News contributor.

Fox News Sunday”:  CIA director, John Brennan; political consultant, Matt Rhoades; “The Laura Ingraham Show” and Fox News contributor, Laura Ingraham; co-Anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff; president of the Alliance for a Strong America and Fox News contributor, Liz Cheney; and Bob Woodward of The Washington Post.

NBC’s “Meet the Press“: Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA); Helene Cooper, Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times; Jane Harman, president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Rich Lowry, editor of The National Review; and John Stanton, Washington bureau chief of Buzzfeed.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : Pope Francis, Pontiff of the Catholic Church; María Antonieta Collins, Univision News Senior Special Correspondent; Hilario Ramírez Villanueva, Mexican Mayor of San Blas; Jorge Castañeda, Mexico’s Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Univision News Senior International Affairs Contributor; and Miguel Bose, Singer and Composer.

ABC’s “This Week“: TBA

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), chairman of Senate Committee on Armed Services; Barney Frank, author of Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage (2015) and former U.S. Representative (D-MA).

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” :  Peter Beinart, associate professor of political science at the City University of New York, CNN political commentator, senior fellow at New America Foundation and author of The Crisis of Zionism (2013); Elliott Abrams, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at Council on Foreign Relations; Martin S. Indyk, PhD, executive vice president at Brookings Institution and former U.S. Ambassador to Israel; President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani; and Michael Lewis, author of Flash Boys (2014), The Blind Side (2006), Moneyball (2003), financial journalist, and former investment banker.

CNN’s “Inside Politics”: Robert Costa, national political reporter for The Washington Post; Steve Inskeep, co-host of “Morning Edition”, NPR; Jackie Kucinich, senior politics editor for The Daily Beast; and Julie Pace, White House correspondent for The Associated Press.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : Mickey Kaus, former Daily Caller contributor; Joe Berlinger, documentary maker; and Mark Geragos, CNN legal contributor.

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : Sharyl Attkisson, investigative journalist; Amy Holmes, The Blaze TV; Kirsten Powers, Fox News contributor; Ben Terris of The Washington Post feature writer; Marisa Guthrie, The Hollywood Reporter; and Terence Smith, former PBS correspondent.

FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” : Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Member of the Armed Services and Budget Committee; Richard Y. Newton III, Lt. Gen., USAF (Ret.); T.J. Rogers, founder, president, director and CEO of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation; Ralph Acampora, director of Tactical Investments at Altaira Wealth Management; 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 and Fox News contributor; Ian Bremmer, author and President of Eurasia Group.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” : Michael Crowley of POLITICO; David Sanger of The New York Times; John Harwood of CNBC and The New York Times; and Jeanne Cummings of Bloomberg News.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

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

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