Previewing the Sunday Shows
President Obama and Vice President Biden went into campaign mode this week with dual stump speeches as the GOP presidential candidates geared up for Illinois primary.
Obama adviser David Axelrod will be on Face the Nation to talk about the campaign. RNC chairman Reince Priebus will also be on Face the Nation to offer a response and talk about the presidential campaign. Former White House communications director Anita Dunn and former RNC chair Ed Gillespie will be on State of the Union talking the 2012 race as well.
With the Illinois primary coming up on Tuesday, former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., will make appearances on This Week and State of the Union. Former Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney will be on Fox News Sunday.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will be on Meet the Press to talk about Afghanistan and Romney's prospects for 2012.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., will be on State of the Union to talk about the economy and hopes for a budget.
Actor George Clooney along with Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast, both arrested Friday for their protest of Sudan, will be on Meet the Press and Fox News Sunday. Enough Project is an advocacy group focused on bringing awareness to regions of the world where atrocities are taking place.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., actor George Clooney and Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast.
Face the Nation hosts Obama adviser David Axelrod and RNC chairman Reince Priebus.
This Week hosts former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa.
Fox News Sunday hosts former Massachusetts Republican Mitt Romney, actor George Clooney and Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast.
State of the Union hosts former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., former White House communications director Anita Dunn and former RNC chair Ed Gillespie.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features Indiana Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features RealClearPolitics' Alexis Simendinger, Washington Post's Karen Tumulty and ABC's Martha Raddatz (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time features actor Ed Helms, filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi, Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett, GBTV's Amy Holmes and MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room features National Journal's Ron Brownstein (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features Newsweek's Andrew Sullivan, BBC's Katty Kay, Washington Post's David Ignatius and Christian Science Monitor's Liz Marlantes (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Virginia Republican AG Ken Cuccinelli (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features author Catherine Crier, Daily Caller's Matt Lewis, Current TV's David Shuster, and online host Ali Wentworth (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist, actor George Clooney, Enough Project co-founder John Pendergast and Washington Post's T.R. Reid (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features George Mason University professor Walter Williams (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features Guatemala President Otto Perez, Rep. David Rivera, R-Fla., Israel President Shimon Peres and film director Jesus Romero (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Up features New York Times' Jodi Kantor and Wired.com's Spencer Ackerman (MSNBC, Saturday, 7 a.m.).
Up features New Republic's Noam Scheiber, Occupy SEC's Alexis Goldstein, author William Cohan, Columbia professor John McWhorter and Jerusalem Report editor Zev Chafets (MSNBC, Sunday, 8 a.m.).