Sunday Talkers



So, what's the odds that Gregory will actually ask McCain some tough questions? I kid, I kid.

Morning lineup:

Meet the Press: White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Former Astronaut Mark Kelly; Roundtable: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, Republican Strategist Alex Castellanos and Chris Matthews (MSNBC).

Face the Nation: White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R); Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker (D); Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl; Foreign Affairs Roundtable: Tom Ricks (Foreign Policy Magazine); David Ignatius (Washington Post) and Margaret Brennan (CBS News); Domestic Policy Roundtable: Amy Walter (Cook Political Report), Michael Gerson (Washington Post) and John Dickerson (CBS News).

This Week: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI); White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; Roundtable: George Will (Washington Post), Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), Ruth Marcus (Washington Post) and Former Romney Campaign Senior Adviser Stuart Stevens.

Fox News Sunday: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); Roundtable: Republican Strategist Karl Rove, Bob Woodward (Washington Post), Kimberley Strassel (Wall Street Journal) and Juan Williams (Fox News).

State of the Union: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY); Sem. John Barrasso (R-WY); Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI); Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI); Former Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-OH); Former Biden Chief of Staff Ron Klain; Jeff Zeleny (New York Times); Dana Bash (CNN);  Reliable Sources: George Washington University Prof. Frank Sesno; American University Prof. Jane Hall; Paul Farhi (Washington Post); Will Cain (CNN); Keli Goff (; Phil Bronstein (Center for Investigative Reporting).

The Chris Matthews Show: Author Michael Beschloss; Nia-Malika Henderson (Washington Post); David Leonhardt (New York Times); Amy Walter (Cook Political Report).

Fareed Zakaria GPS: Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard; Former Obama Economic Adviser Larry Summers; Tsinghua University Prof. David Li.

Up with Chris Hayes: NAACP President & CEO Ben Jealous; James Poulos (HuffPost Live); Jamie Manson (National Catholic Reporter); Gadeir Abbas (Council on American-Islamic Relations); US Air Force Veteran Saadiq Long; Tyson Slocum (Public Citizen); Jen Daskal (Georgetown University Center on National Security and the Law); Bill McKibben (; Michael Brendan Dougherty (The American Conservative); Notre Dame Law School Prof. Father Bill Dailey; Chief Jackie Thomas of the Saik'uz First Nation.

Evening lineup:

60 Minutes will feature: a report on Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system (preview); a report on the world's largest civilian hospital ship which takes volunteer medical staff to the Third World (preview); and, an interview with Dame Maggie Smith (preview).

On Comedy Central...

The Daily Show

Monday: Member of Afganistan Parliament Fawzia Koofi (Rerun)

Tuesday: Actress Alison Brie

Wednesday: Author/Journalist Helaine Olen

Thursday: Author/Journalist Steven Brill

The Colbert Report

Monday: TBA (Rerun)

Tuesday: Author Emily Bazelon

Wednesday: Author David Goldhill

Thursday: Dancer Lil Buck


By the grace and hard wok of Silly Rabbit.