Previewing the Sunday Shows
The Sunday shows will focus heavily on the fiscal cliff and on the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre heads to Meet the Press, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. Lindsey Graham, S.C., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, will be on the show analyzing the gun control debate.
NRA President David Keene will be on Face the Nation to discuss the role of the NRA in addressing the recent gun violence. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas., Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sen.-designate Tim Scott, R-S.C. will also be on Face the Nation talking about the future of gun control.
State of the Union will also feature the gun control debate while hosting Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn.,
Fox News Sunday will have Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D. on to debate what's next for the fiscal cliff talks. On Capitol Gains Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., will give his perspective on the prospect of a fiscal cliff solution.
NRA's Asa Hutchinson and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence's Sarah Brady will be on This Week.
Check out the full listings below.
Meet the Press hosts NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. Lindsey Graham, S.C., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah,
Face the Nation hosts NRA President David Keene, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas., Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sen.-designate Tim Scott, R-S.C.,
This Week hosts the NRA's Asa Hutchinson, Brady Center's Sarah Brady, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Fox News Sunday hosts Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D.
State of the Union will feature Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., former Rep. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., and Reps. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., and Steve LaTourrette, R-Ohio
Capitol Gains hosts Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week will be pre-empted by a PBC special called "After Newtown" anchored by Gwen Ifill (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time is on break (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room will focus on the Sandy Hook shooting (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features author Andrew Blum (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features BBC's Katty Kay, Time's Michael Duffy, New York Times' Helene Cooper and ABC's Sam Donaldson (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y. (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources will feature former NBC reporter Fred Francis, George Washington University's Steve Roberts, Daily Download's Lauren Ashburn, CNN's Peter Bergen and New York Magazine's David Edelstein(CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS will feature The Economist's Zanny Minton Beddoes, Reuters' Chrystia Freeland, former CEA chairman R. Glenn Hubbard, former OMB director Peter Orszag and Washington Post's Anne Applebaum (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features author Paul Reid (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto will be preempted (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).