The News Making Interview Shows
1. This Week: (a) U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns on the ongoing diplomatic campaign for a cease-fire and end to the war between Israel and Hizbollah in Lebanon. (b) Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Daniel Ayalon on the war between Israel and Hizbollah. (c) Political Roundtable discussion with Fareed Zakaria, Jay Carney, Caire Shipman and George F. Will. (d) Voices Segment - Lance Armstrong seeks a cure for cancer.
2. Fox News Sunday: (a) U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns on the latest diplomatic efforts for a cease-fire in Lebanon. (b) Paul Bremer, ambassador and former head of the Coalition Provisional Authority, on the new plan to move American forces into Baghdad to stop the latest violence in the capital. (c) Panel discussion on the latest developments in the Middle East include Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard, Juan Williams of NPR, Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard, and Mara Liasson of NPR. (d) Power Play of the Week goes to David Rosenberg of the National Cancer Institute.
3. Face The Nation: Israel's ongoing war against Hizbollah in Lebanon. Guests include Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Lebanonese Prime Minister Fuad Siniora.
4. Late Edition: Wolf Blitzer broadcasts live from Jerusalem on the latest crisis in Lebanon. No guest names are posted on the web site as of yet.
5. Meet The Press: The war in Lebanon. (a) the latest developments from correspondents in the Middle East. (b) Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Dan Gillerman and Lebanese Special Envoy Nouhad Mahmoud on the war in the Middle East. (c) The New York Times columnist and Middle East expert Tom Friedman on the steps that may help resolve this crisis.
The Political Talk Shows
1. Big Story Weekend: "In-depth reports" from the Middle East region.
2. Big Story Primetime: (a) More news coverage fromt he Middle East region. (b) an interview with the wife of one Israeli soldier that Hizbollah kidnapped. (c) Ollie North on the crisis in the Middle East.
3. The Beltway Boys: (a) The Israelis and Hizbollah continue fighting as pressure mounts for a cease-fire. (b) The Iraqi Prime Minister's mixed reception from the U.S. Congress. (c) Former Vermont Governor and Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean's comments that "had the Democrats cringing."
4. Fox News Watch: Whether Hizbollah is manipulating reporters now covering the war between Israel and Hizbollah in Lebanon.
5. The Chris Matthews Show: (a) Whether Hizbollah can deliver on its new threats. (b) whether the new DNC primary calendar will hurt Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) if she runs for the White House in 2008. Guests include Howard Fineman of Newsweek, Kelly O'Donnell of NBC News, Andrew Sullivan of Time Magazine and his The Daily Dish, and Gloria Borger of CBS News.
Feature News Shows
1. 48 Hours Mystery: the brutal slaying of newspaper editor Kent Heitholt in Columbia, Missouri on Halloween. Two years later, a young man named Chuck Errickson tells a friend that he had a dream in which he killed the editor and named the accomplice.
2. CBS Sunday Morning: (a) Cover Story - philanthropy as the celebrities' latest trend. (b) Almanac segment - the decision to build the first light house in America in 1715. (c) History segment - the sinking of the Andrea Doria.
3. 60 Minutes: a probable repeat. (a) Interview with Osama bin Laden's personal bodyguard. (b) a NASA scientist accuses the Bush administration of censoring what he can say about global warming. (c) a profile of U2.
4. Dateline NBC: an update on the Susan Polk murder story. She married her therapist and lover, then claims self-defense when he is killed.
5. Dateline NBC Sunday: a two-hour special on the murder of Mary Greineder while she was walking in the park with her husband. Speculation about a potential serial killer or pyschopathic stranger subside and the police arrest the husband four months into the investigation.