The Sunday Ticker: Piers, Politico, PBS

By Merrill Knox 

  • With Piers Morgan off next week, CNN has slated guest hosts for “Piers Morgan Live”: Matthew Perry on Monday, Morgan Spurlock on Tuesday, Donny Deutsch on Wednesday and Anthony Bourdain on Thursday. Friday’s guest host has not yet been announced.

  • CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, Al Jazeera America White House correspondent Michael Viqueira and NBC News House of Representatives producer Frank Thorp have landed on Politico’s annual “50 Politicos to Watch” list. See the full list here.

  • PBS’ “NewsHour” will highlight three California initiatives as part of its ongoing series, “The Gun Debate: Stopping the Violence,” next week. Ray Suarez will report on Monday, Spencer Michels on Tuesday and Kathryn Olson on Wednesday. “NewsHour” will also host at Twitter LiveChat on the topic Thursday.