Previewing the Sunday Shows
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich hits the Sunday shows this weekend, heading into Tuesday's Alabama and Mississippi primaries. He'll be on Face the Nation and Fox News Sunday. Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., will make the case on Meet the Press that the race for the GOP nomination is now a two person race between him and Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney and him in the front seats.
The new jobs numbers indicate more than 200,000 jobs created for the third straight month, and Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley will be on Meet the Press to discuss economic growth and gas prices. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. on Face the Nation and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Fox News Sunday will also discuss the economy as well as the situations in Iran and Syria.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, on State of the Union, will talk discuss the ongoing controversy over contraception, the jobs report and a bipartisan jobs bill.
The Obama campaign is out with a documentary, and former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will be on Face the Nation to discuss what's next for the Obama campaign.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
Face the Nation hosts former Speaker Newt Gingrich and former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
This Week hosts Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
Fox News Sunday hosts former Speaker Newt Gingrich and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
State of the Union hosts Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and former Minnesota Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features New York Times' Jeff Zeleny, National Journal's Beth Reinhard and Los Angeles Times Doyle McManus (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time features Israel's United States Ambassador Michael Oren, actor Jon Hamm, Court TV's Catherine Crier, former RNC chair Michael Steele and former SEIU president Andy Stern (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room hosts CNN's Gloria Borger, National Journal's Ron Brownstein and photographer William Daniels (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features Huffington Post's Howard Fineman, Washington Post's Nia-Malika Henderson and AP's Kasie Hunt (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features radio host Michael Medved, radio host Stephanie Miller, screenwriter Danny Strong, film director Jay Roach, RealClear Politics' Erin McPike, Daily Beast's Eleanor Clift and National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features Council on Foreign Relations' Elliot Abrams, Arab Israeli journalist Rula Jabreal, New America Foundation's Daniel Levy, Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features author Tim Weiner (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features VP Joe Biden, Venezuelan presidential candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski, Mexico First Lady Magarita Zavala and DREAM Act student Daniela Pelaez (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Up features Monologist Mike Daisey, The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuval, playwright Katori Hall and CFTC chair Bart Chilton (MSNBC, Saturday, 7 a.m.).
Up features Moshe Dayan widow Ruth Dayan, Grassroots International Protection for the Palestinian People founder Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, and Jerusalem Report editor Zev Chafets (MSNBC, Sunday, 8 a.m.).