Previewing the Sunday Shows
White House adviser David Plouffe will be a familiar face on television news programs this weekend. He'll appear on four Sunday shows: Meet the Press, This Week, Fox News Sunday and State of the Union.
Meanwhile, former Mississippi Republican Gov. Haley Barbour will be on Meet the Press and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., will be on This Week to discuss the state of the Republican Party and the GOP presidential race. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., will be on State of the Union talking about Afghanistan, the economy, and the GOP.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., released his budget proposal this week. He'll be on Face the Nation and Fox News Sunday to talk about what's next for his plan in Congress and what its impact will be on the 2012 presidential race.
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott will be on State of the Union to provide an update on the case surrounding the tragic shooting of Trayvon Martin.
One programming note: Face the Nation will be hosted by Norah O'Donnell this week.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts White House adviser David Plouffe and former Mississippi Republican Gov. Haley Barbour.
Face the Nation hosts Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc..
This Week hosts White House adviser David Plouffe and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.
Fox News Sunday hosts White House adviser David Plouffe and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
State of the Union hosts White House adviser David Plouffe, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features former Mississippi Republican Gov. Haley Barbour (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features ABC's Pierre Thomas, Washington Post's Dan Balz, Reuters' Sam Youngman and Wall Street Journal's Naftali Bendavid (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time features actor Fred Armisen, New York Times' Charles Blow, Salon's Glenn Greenwald, Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan and Brown University professor Wendy Schiller (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room features National Journal's Ron Brownstein (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb. (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features New York Magazine's John Heilemann, CNN's Gloria Borger, CNBC's Kelly Evans and New York Times' David Leonhardt (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Wall Street Journal Report features TBD (CBNC, Sunday, 10 a.m. / 6 p.m.).
Newsmakers features CFPB director Richard Cordray (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features Tampa Bay Times' Eric Deggans, "Daily-Download.com's" Lauren Ashburn, GBTV's Amy Holmes, Mother Jones' David Corn and CSPAN CEO Brian Lamb (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features New York University professor Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, CFR president Richard Haass, Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs' Anne-Marie Slaughter, former World Bank Group president Sir. James Wolfensohn and businessman Reid Hoffman (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features ReWired for Change CEO Sonja Sohn (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features the visit from the Pope (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Up features author Peter Moskos, the Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Nation's Liliana Segura, Bernard Center for Women's Michelle Bernard, Equal Justice Initiative's Bryan Stevenson and Center for Media and Democracy director Lisa Graves (MSNBC, Saturday, 7 a.m.).
Up features author Steven Pinker, author Robin Wright, author Susan Jacoby and author Richard Dawkins (MSNBC, Sunday, 8 a.m.).