Here’s Who Is Anchoring Afternoon Coverage of the Las Vegas Attack

By A.J. Katz Comment

David Muir had planned to anchor World News Tonight from San Juan tonight following the crisis left behind by Hurricane Maria.

Instead, Muir is flying to Las Vegas covering the this morning’s massacre in Las Vegas. He’ll anchor an hour-long World News Tonight from Las Vegas. NBC’s Lester Holt arrived this morning and will also anchor an hour-long Nightly News. CBS’s Anthony Mason will also anchor CBS Evening News from Las Vegas as well.

On cable news, today begins a new daytime lineup on Fox News. All shows are giving non-stop coverage to the attacks. Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner is airing in the 1 p.m. hour. The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino will be airing in the 2 p.m. hour. Fox News’ Shepard Smith is anchoring coverage for affiliates which is also streaming on

MSNBC’s Brian Williams is anchoring continuous coverage of the massacre from Noon – 2 p.m. ET.

Katy Tur will take over anchor duties from 2 – 4 p.m. with Williams heading back to the anchor desk from 4 through 6 p.m. ET. MSNBC’s prime time trio of Chris Hayes, Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell will host their respective shows from Las Vegas tonight.

CNN is going with its regularly-scheduled afternoon lineup. John King anchored Inside Politics in the 12 p.m. hour. And Wolf Blitzer is anchoring Wolf in his usual 1 p.m. hour.

CBSN continues streaming coverage on the digital service.