Previewing The Sunday Shows
Following a week in which lawmakers struck an eleventh hour debt compromise and the Dow suffered its largest drop since 2008, the focus of the Sunday shows will be the economy and job creation.
NBC's Meet the Press will host presidential candidates Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz. and John Kerry, D-Mass., and talk about the road ahead this fall and Washington's willingness be ready to make cuts in entitlement and defense spending?
On CBS' Face the Nation, President Obama's campaign strategist David Axelrod, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean will offer perspectives now that a debt ceiling limit deal is done and discuss what needs to be done to fix the economy and create jobs. On Fox News Sunday, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Legg Mason executive Bill Miller will analyze the new unemployment numbers.
ABC's This Week will feature a discussion with Maryland Gov. and Democratic Governors Association Chairman Martin O'Malley about what the White House can do to improve the economic outlook moving ahead. U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, will also join the program, while Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, will join the roundtable.
The Fox News Ames Republican Debate is next week and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will sit down with Chris Wallace to discuss preparations for the debate and expectations for the straw poll.
Tune into FNC this weekend on Saturday starting at 10 AM, when the network airs a live edition of "The Cost of Freedom" titled "On the Brink: Answers from the Abyss," in which host Neil Cavuto will take an in-depth look at this week's market sell off and speak to political and business leaders about the impact of the debt deal wand what needs to be done to get the economy going again.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and John Kerry D-Mass., outgoing White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Austan Goolsbee and former Federal Reserve chair Dr. Alan Greenspan.
Face the Nation hosts Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former DNC Chair Howard Dean.
This Week hosts DGA Chair Martin O'Malley, U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.
Fox News Sunday hosts Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Legg Mason Capital Management Chair Bill Miller.
State of the Union hosts Forbes Magazine's Steve Forbes, California Gov. Jerry Brown, former National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, former Director of National Intelligence Vice Admiral Mike McConnell, former White House Communication Director Anita Dunn, and former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features Peterson Institute's Carmen Reinhart (Bloomberg, Friday, 7pm).
Washington Week features Time's Michael Duffy, Wall Street Journal's Deborah Solomon and AP's Charles Babington (PBS, Friday, 8pm).
Real Time features former White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer, chef Anthony Bourdain, Salon's Joan Walsh, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and film producer Stephen K. Bannon (HBO, Friday, 10pm).
Situation Room features Forbes President Steve Forbes, former White House communications director Anita Dunn, and former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va. (CNN, Saturday, 6:30pm).
Communicators features White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt. Guest reporter is Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Gorman (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30pm).
Chris Matthews Show features HDNet's Dan Rather, New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin, CNN's Gloria Borger and Time's Rana Foroohar (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Wall Street Journal Report features TBD (Sunday, 10am/6pm).
Newsmakers hosts Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J. Guest reporters are Agence France-Presse's Shaun Tandon and Christian Science Monitor's Howard LaFranchi (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10am/6pm).
Reliable Sources features Salon.com's Joan Walsh, Radio host Dennis Prager, former PBS correspondent Terence Smith, TheWrap.com founder Sharon Waxman, and Vanity Fair's Ned Zeman (CNN, Sunday, 10am).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features Huffington Post's Arianna Huffington, Time's Joe Klein, National Review's Reihan Salam, Reuters' Nick Wapshott, and Park51 chair Sharif El-Gamal (CNN, Sunday, 10am).
Q & A features TV host Alyona Minkovski (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8pm).
Al Punto features former Secretary of Treasury Rosario Marin, former Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros, Venezuelan Congresswoman and Venezuelan Presidential Candidate María Corina Machado, immigration attorney Ezequiel Hernández and Harvard fellow Hollman Morris (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10am).