Archive for 4/29/2012

Sunday Talkers


Morning linup:

Meet the Press: Obama Campaign Strategist Robert Gibbs; Romney Campaign Strategist Ed Gillespie; Roundtable: Democratic Strategist Hilary Rosen, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Rachel Maddow (MSNBC) and Republican Strategist Alex Castellanos.

Face the Nation: Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R); Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D); California Gov. Jerry Brown (D); Roundtable: Graham Allison (TIME), Author Peter Bergen, David Ignatius (Washington Post) and John Miller (CBS News).

This Week: White House Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan; Roundtable: Former CEO of Hewlett Packard Carly Fiorina, Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D), Paul Krugman (New York Times), Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt, Former Comptroller General David Walker and George Will (Washington Post).

Fox News Sunday: White House Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan; Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen; Roundtable: Brit Hume (Fox News), Liz Marlantes (Christian Science Monitor), Kimberly Strassel (Wall Street Journal) and Charles Lane (Washington Post).

State of the Union: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH); White House Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan; Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D); Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R); Michael Duffy (TIME); Nancy Gibbs (TIME); Reliable Sources: Mark Jurkowitz (Project for Excellence in Journalism); Rachel Sklar (Change the Ratio); David Frum (Newsweek/Daily Beast); Anna Holmes (; Maureen Ryan (Huffington Post); Author Clay Johnson.

The Chris Matthews Show: Helene Cooper (New York Times); David Ignatius (Washington Post); Rick Stengel (TIME); Katty Kay (BBC).

Fareed Zakaria GPS: Evan Osnos (The New Yorker); Former Pakistani Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani; Former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft; Author Charles Duhigg.

Up with Chris Hayes: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY); President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten; Bill Fletcher (Center for Labor Renewal); Marina Sitrin (Occupy Wall Street Legal Working Group); Author Daron Acemoglu.

Evening lineup:

60 Minutes will feature: an interview with Jose Rodriguez, the former head of the CIA's Clandestine Service, about "enhanced interrogation techniques" (preview); and, an interview with the head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse about why it's not so easy to just say no to drugs or food (preview).

Virtually Speaking Sundays on Blog Talk Radio will feature: Marcy Wheeler and Culture of Truth discussing the corporate media's Sunday morning talk shows and their own observations from the past week.

On Comedy Central...

The Daily Show

Monday: Gay Rights Activist/AuthorZach Wahls

Tuesday: Evangelical Christian Minister/Author David Barton

Wednesday: Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK)

Thursday: Author/Journalist Peter Bergen

The Colbert Report

Monday: Actress Diane Keaton

Tuesday: Author Carne Ross

Wednesday: Author Jonathan Haidt

Thursday: Actress/Writer/Director Lena Dunham

As always, via Silly Rabbit.