Weekend Show Preview — 12.14.14

SundayShows-w-candyI apologize for the lack of Weekend Show Previews in recent weeks… We promise to start doing them again. Without further adieu, here we go:

Highlights will include President Barack Obama on “Al Punto”; former President George W. Bush on “State of the Union”; Senator John McCain on “Face the Nation”; Karl Rove on “Fox News Sunday”; and former Vice President Dick Cheney on “Meet the Press.”


NBC’s “Meet the Press“: Former VP Dick Cheney; Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), Select Committee on Intelligence; Director, University of Chicago’s Institute, David AxelrodDan Senor, Co-Founder, Foreign Policy Initiative; Helene Cooper, Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times; and NBC News’ Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Andrea Mitchell.

CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) of the Armed Services Committee;  Intelligence Committee Vice Chair, Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA); Intelligence Committee Chair, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI); Sen. Angus King (I-ME) of the Intelligence Committee; Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal and CBS News Contributor; Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times; The Root’s Charles Ellison; and Michael Gerson of The Washington Post.

“Fox News Sunday”: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI); Karl Rove, former top White House Advisor to President George W. Bush; Syndicated Columnist and Fox News Contributor, George Will; White House Correspondent for The Associated Press, Julie Pace; Michael Needham, CEO, Heritage Action for America; Charles Lane, editorial writer for The Washington Post and Fox News Contributor; and Jose Rodriguez, former Director of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service.

ABC’s “This Week“: Former CIA Director, Gen. Michael HaydenEric Fair, visiting Professor at Lehigh University and contract interrogator in Iraq in 2004; Foreign Affairs Columnist for The New York TimesTom Friedman; Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Rep. Keith Ellison (D- Minnesota); CNN Political Commentator and Former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich; Syndicated Radio Host and ABC News Contributor, Laura Ingraham; and CNN and SiriusXM host, Michael Smerconish.

Univision’s “Al Punto” : President of the United States of America, Barack Obama; Francisco Dominguez, Attorney General of the Dominican Republic; José Manuel “Chumel” Torres, Host and Writer of “El Pulso de la República”

CNN’s “State of the Union”:  Governor Deval Patrick (D-MA) and Former President George W. Bush, author of ­41: A portrait of my father (2014).

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS”Jane Harman, President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; former Deputy Prime Minister of Jordan and vice president for studies, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Marwan al-MuasherJohn Yoo, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General (George W. Bush Administration); Naftali Bennett, Minister of the Economy, Israel, The Jewish Home Party; Moazzam Begg, former Guantanamo prisoner; Diane von Fürstenberg, author ­The Woman I Wanted to Be (2014).

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” : TBA

FOX News’ “MediaBuzz” : Fox News Contributors, Steve Hayes and Juan Williams; The Hill Contributor, Lauren Ashburn; Washington Post Reporter, T. Rees Shapiro; Daily Beast Contributor, Ana Marie Cox; and Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner.

The Weekend:

PBS’s “Washington Week” Mark Mazzetti of The New York TimesAlexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics; Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles TimesJeff Zeleny of ABC News.

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: TBA

NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” : TBA

We’ll update ’em as we get ’em (email fishbowldamon@gmail.com).