Previewing the Sunday Shows
Coming out of the last debate before the Iowa Caucuses, the presidential race will again dominate the Sunday shows this weekend.
Former Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney will make his first Sunday show appearance in almost two years as he appears on Fox News Sunday. Romney is beginning a much more aggressive media campaign, and also has planned appearances on Monday on MSNBC's Morning Joe and CBS's Late Show with David Letterman.
The 2012 talk will continue with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who just endorsed Romney, making an appearance on NBC's Meet the Press. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., will also be on Meet the Press. CNN's State of the Union will have former Utah Republican Governor Jon Huntsman.
House Speaker John Boehner will be on Meet the Press and give an update on the budget battle going on in Washington.
ABC's This Week begins its series called "Great American Debates." Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Washington Post's George Will will debate former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., over the issue "There is Too Much Government in My Life."
State of the Union will address the exit from Iraq with former Envoy to Iraq Paul Bremer and former Joint Chiefs Vice Chair retired General James Cartwright.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., Speaker John Boehner, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho.
This Week begins its series "The Great American Debates" with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Washington Post's George Will versus Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.
Fox News Sunday hosts former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
State of the Union hosts former Utah Republican Gov. Jon Huntsman, former Envoy to Iraq Paul Bremer, former Joint Chiefs Vice Chair retired General James Cartwright and Woodrow Wilson Center joint fellow Robin Wright.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features National Republican Congressional Committe Chairman Pete Sessions (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features Washington Post's Dan Balz, Bloomberg News' Jeanne Cummings and Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time had its season finale and will return next year(HBO, FRI, 10pm).
Situation Room features a best of the week (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features National Association of Broadcasters CEO Gordon Smith (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features NBC's Chuck Todd, Time's Richard Stengel, BBC's Katty Kay and Washington Post's Kathleen Parker (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources hosts Sirius/XM's Julie Mason, Washington Post's Dana Milbank, National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru, Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik, Hollywood Reporter's Marisa Guthrie, The Nation's Dave Zirin, CBS Sportsline's Gregg Doyel and Time's Richard Stengel (CNN, SUN, 10am).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, New York Magazine's Kurt Andersen, Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan, New Yorker's David Remnick and Financial Times' Gillian Tett (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features author John Feinstein (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, Venezuela Presidential Candidate Pablo Medina, and Singer Diego Torres (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.)
Up features American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, Center for American Progress' Heather Boushey, National Review's Josh Barro, NY1's Errol Louis and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., (MSNBC, Saturday, 7 a.m.)
Up features former State Department Policy Planning Director Anne-Marie Slaughter, MSNBC's Karen Hunter, and New Republic's John McWhorter (MSNBC, Sunday, 8 a.m.)