Previewing the Sunday Shows
It's the year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden. It's the weekend of the White House Correspondents dinner. And the general election is in full swing on the Sunday shows.
Obama adviser Robert Gibbs and Romney adviser Ed Gillespie will be on NBC's Meet the Press to discuss the race. Democratic strategist Hillary Rosen, now famous for her remarks about Ann Romney, will join Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., among others on the Meet the Press panel.
CBS' Face the Nation hosts former Mississippi Republican Gov. Haley Barbour, Los Angeles Democratic Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss the importance of the Hispanic vote in 2012. Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and Montana Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer will be on State of the Union discussing more aspects of the 2012 race including energy and economic issues.
ABC's This Week will hold another of their special edition called America's Economic Recovery: Is It Built to Last? The panelists will analyze the state of the economy and the challenges of the recovery. See the listings below for the full group.
On the anniversary of Bin Laden's death, Obama chief counterterrorism adviser John Brennan will be on Fox News Sunday and State of the Union to discuss the possible threats of retaliation.
Fox News Sunday will also have pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen on to talk about faith in America.
Be sure to tune into the White House Correspondents dinner: CNN and MSNBC will begin their coverage at 9:30 p.m. FNC will start their coverage interrupting their programming at 10:20 and 10:45. C-SPAN will begin coverage at 6:30 p.m. The headliner is late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel as he performs in front a host of celebrities. The annual event will also have President Obama giving his remarks.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts Obama adviser Robert Gibbs, Romney adviser Ed Gillespie, Democratic strategist Hillary Rosen and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.
Face the Nation hosts former Mississippi Republican Gov. Haley Barbour, Los Angeles Democratic Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
This Week hosts a special edition panel called America's Economic Recovery: Is It Built to Last? Guests include former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, former Michigan Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Google chairman Eric Schmidt, New York Times' Paul Krugman, former United States Comptroller David Walker and Washington Post's George Will
Fox News Sunday hosts Obama chief counterterrorism adviser John Brennan and Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen
State of the Union hosts Obama chief counterterrorism adviser John Brennan, Speaker John Boehner, Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and Montana Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features Montana Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features CBS' John Dickerson, RealClearPolitics' Alexis Simendinger, NBC's Pete Williams and National Journal's James Kitfield (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time hosts AEI's Charles A. Murray, IAVA's Paul Rieckhoff, Democratic strategist Paul Begala, New York Daily News' S.E. Cupp and the New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Communicators features ACLU staff attorney Catherine Crump and John Jay College professor Dennis Kenney (C-SPAN, Saturday, Special time of 6:00 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features Time's Richard Stengel, New York Times' Helene Cooper, Washington Post's David Ignatius and BBC's Katty Kay (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features Mediaite's Rachel Sklar, Pew's Mark Jurkowitz, CNN's David Frum, Jezebel.com's Anna Holmes, Wrap.com's Sharon Waxman, and author Clay Johnson (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features former NSA adviser Brent Scowcroft, former Pakistan Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani, The New Yorker's Evan Osnos and author Charles Duhigg (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features author Blaine Harden (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.)
Al Punto features White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz, Mexico presidential candidate Gabriel Quadri de la Torre, New Alliance Party, Texas state Rep. Richard Pena Raymond and blogger Jesus Trevino (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.)
Up features radio host Luke Burbank, author Michael Hastings, GoldieTaylorProject.com's Goldie Taylor and activist Pamela Brown (MSNBC, Saturday, 7 a.m.)
Up features Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.J., and author Daron Acemoglu (MSNBC, Sunday, 8 a.m.)