It's a holiday weekend, but the Sunday shows aren't taking any vacation time. Some of the most influential members of Congress will discuss foreign policy and preview the lame duck session on this weekend's programs.
Meet the Press hosts Rep. Peter King. R-N.Y., while Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin visit This Week. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will appear on Fox News Sunday.
On State of the Union, Candy Crowley will host a group of retiring members of Congress to reflect on their time on the Hill and look to the future. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., and Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., will share their thoughts.
Face the Nation hosts David Baldacci and others for its annual Thanksgiving authors episode. A roundtable of presidential historians follows the segment.
Check out the full listings:
Meet the Press hosts Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Honeywell CEO David Cote.
Face the Nation hosts a selection of authors for the annual Thanksgiving book authors show and a roundtable of presidential historians.
This Week hosts Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin.
Fox News Sunday Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay and Fidelity Investments VP John Sweeney.
State of the Union hosts Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., and Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.
Capitol Gains hosts Financial Service Forum CEO Rob Nichols and Medicare and Social Security trustee Charles Blahous.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features author Hedrick Smith (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features New York Times' Peter Baker, Atlantic's Molly Ball and National Journal's Jim Tankersley (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time is on break (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room features a best of the week (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features Verizon President Robert Mudge, CTIA VP Christopher Guttman-McCabe and Public Knowledge VP Harold Feld (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features author Jon Meacham, author Michael Beschloss, author Annette Gordon-Reed and New York Times' Jodi Kantor (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features SEIU President Mary Kay Henry (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features American University's Jane Hall, The Hill's Bob Cusack, Washington Post's Amy Argetsinger, author Thomas Ricks, Tampa Bay Times' Eric Deggans and Jezebel's Jessica Coen (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features author Robert Caro, author Jon Meacham and author Robert Kaplan (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features author Ted Widmer (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Rep.-elect Joaquin Castro, R-Texas., author Anabel Hernandez, Univision's Enrique Acevedo, and authors Roxana Sota and Ana Flores (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).