Sunday News Shows – March 25, 2012

Sunday news shows, guests, topics, as scheduled. Updated as information becomes available.

ABC’s “This Week” (scroll for map to find it in your area)

White House adviser David Plouffe; Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.  ABC’s George Will and Cokie Roberts; Democratic strategist and ABC News contributor Donna Brazile; political strategist and ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd; “Nightline” co-anchor Terry Moran (more)

NBC’s “Meet the Press” (find it in your area)

White House adviser David Plouffe; Rachel Maddow; Gov. Brian Schweitzer, D-Mont.; former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Ben Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

CBS’ “Face the Nation” (find it in your area)

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum; House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; Chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

CNN’s “State of the Union” (9 a.m. and NOON ET)

Health care law discussion with White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe as the Supreme Court prepares to debate the constitutionality of one of the president’s signature initiatives; Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on the timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the 2012 presidential campaign; Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott (R) on the growing controversy over the Trayvon Martin shooting and Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” laws; Time Magazine’s Mike Duffy and USA Today’s Susan Page digest the political news of the week. (more)

“Fox News Sunday” (find it in your area)

A blueprint for how Republicans would run the country is released and the Obama Administration goes on the attack. We’ll hear from both sides when Chris Wallace sits down with Senior Adviser to President Obama, David Plouffe, and House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan; plus our Sunday panel: Brit Hume, Fox News Senior Political Analyst; Kirsten Powers, The Daily Beast & Fox News; Paul Gigot – The Wall Street Journal / FNC’s “Journal Editorial Report”; Juan Williams – Fox News Political Analyst (more)

CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS Live” (10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET)

The year of the election–in the U.S., Russia, France, and China. What will all these changes mean for the world…and for world affairs?  James Wolfensohn, the world’s banker, on President Obama’s new nominee; serial entrepreneur Reid Hoffman, who was in the on ground floor of LinkedIn, Paypal and Zynga, among many others, on the secret to business success in the digital age.

CNN’s “Reliable Sources”  (11 a.m. ET)

Eric Deggans, Tampa Bay Times; Lauren Ashburn, founder of; Derek McGinty, anchor for WUSA; author of the new book “Showdown,” David Corn, and Glenn Beck TV’s Amy Holmes join us to talk about the latest news in politics; C-SPAN founder and CEO Brian Lamb.

CSPAN’s “Newsmakers” (10 a.m. ET)

Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, joins us to discuss how the new agency is shaping up, the obstacles it faces, and the direction that he wants to take the new agency; Guest reporters are Maya Jackson-Randall, from Dow Jones Newswires and Jim Puzzanghera from the Los Angeles Times.

NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show”

Can Mitt Romney effectively and credibly campaign against Health Care? What is it about the “Mad Men” era that we find so seductive?

Kelly Evans, CNBC Reporter; David Leonhardt, The New York Times Washington Bureau Chief; Gloria Borger, CNN Senior Political Analyst; John Heilemann, New York Magazine National Political Correspondent.

MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes” (8 a.m. ET) 

TOPICS An unprecedented look at atheism in America. Joining Chris will be the following guests, and a Christian clergyman will reveal himself as an atheist.

GUESTS: Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins), author of The God Delusion and The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True; Steven Pinker (@sapinker), cognitive scientist, professor at Harvard University’s Department of Psychology, and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined; Susan Jacoby, author of Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism; Jamila Bey (@jbey), host of The Sex, Politics, and Religion Hour on the Voice of Russia Radio Network and contributor to the Washington Post blog “She the People”; Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God and senior editor at The Atlantic; Jamie Kilstein (@jamiekilstein), comedian and co-host of Citizen Radio.

MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” (10 a.m. ET, live on Saturday & Sunday) 

List of topics and guests not available.

PBS’s “To the Contrary” (find it in your area)

TOPICS: Contraception Clashes Continue – the Arizona legislature hears two bills that would limit women’s access to contraception and prenatal testing results; Rating ‘Bully': A new documentary, ‘Bully,’ is rated ‘R,’ and one Michigan teen hopes to change that; the 2012 Project – in this election year, a new initiative seeks to get more women involved in all levels of politics and from all backgrounds.

GUESTS: National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Avis Jones-DeWeever; Independent Women’s Forum Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer; Women’s Campaign Fund President Siobhan ‘Sam’ Bennett; and Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer.

Political Capital on Bloomberg TV (6 a.m., 8 a.m, NOON, 6 p.m. ET)

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour

SiriusXM’s “Polioptics”  (SAT, 6 a.m., NOON, 6 p.m. ET)

Pete Souza, official White House photographer for President Barack Obama. It is through HIS lens that the entire world has come to see the historic presidency of POTUS 44. (download on iTunes)

TV One’s “Washington Watch with Roland Martin” (11 a.m. ET)

List of topics and guests not available.

Univision’s “Al Punto” (10 a.m. ET)

List of topics and guests not available.


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