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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:14 PM

Sunday Talk Shows: Interview with Pres. Obama

Meet the Press
EXCLUSIVE: President Obama Meets the Press on Sunday

This Sunday, at a critical time for the fiscal cliff negotiations, David Gregory sits down exclusively with President Barack Obama in the final hours before the deadline. We’ll hear directly from the president about where things stand and whether a compromise is possible. Plus, David will talk with him about other key issues facing the country as he prepares to begin his second term in office

Our roundtable reacts to our exclusive interview with President Obama. Plus: Analysis on what will happen if lawmakers fail to reach a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. Joining the conversation: NBC’s Tom Brokaw; historians Jon Meacham and Doris Kearns Goodwin; the New York Times’ David Brooks; and NBC’s Chuck Todd

CBS Face the Nation
Sunday: Fiscal Cliff Countdown

Senators Dick Durbin and Tom Coburn

The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan, Vanity Fair's Dee Dee Myers, and TIME Magazine's Michael Duffy and Joe Klein offer their take on the fiscal cliff situation. Plus, updates from CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes

ABC This Week
Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Jon Kyl debate the latest on the last-minute efforts in the Senate to avoid the fiscal cliff, Sunday on "This Week."

Plus, Rep.Chris Van Hollen and Rep.Raul Labrador R-Idaho, face off on whether the House can agree on a deal before the end of the year.

As the clock ticks down to the New Year's deadline, last-minute negotiations between the White House and congressional leaders continued Friday. Can any compromise be reached before Jan. 1 before we plunge over the fiscal cliff? As Democrats and Republicans play the blame game, what will make or break the deal? And what will happen to the economy – and your paycheck – if no compromise is reached?

Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Jon Kyl debate the latest on the fiscal cliff talks, plus Rep. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Raul Labrador on the final days to try to reach a deal, Sunday on "This Week."

Then, ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and the powerhouse roundtable debate all the week's politics, with former Vermont Governor and Founder of Democracy For America Howard Dean , Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, President and CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable; Vanity Fair National Editor Todd Purdum, and Politico senior political reporter Maggie Haberman

Can any deal be brokered to avoid a fiscal crisis in the New Year? Has Washington's toxic environment made compromise impossible? The roundtable debates those questions, and takes a look back on the defining moments of 2012.

Plus, ABC News' Bianna Golodryga and Leigh Gallagher of Fortune Magazine examine the financial fallout from the countdown to the fiscal cliff.

Fox News Sunday
The President and Congress are back in town to stage a last ditch effort to forestall big tax hikes and huge spending cuts slated to kick-in with the new year. Chris talks with Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Dianne Feinstein

CNN State of The Union
Lawmakers are working through the weekend to hammer out a compromise that would avert the fiscal cliff. Candy talks to a panel of congressional leaders in both chambers on the latest negotiations. Joining us: Chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, John Barrasso, Rep. Darrell Issa, Senator Debbie Stabenow, and Congresswoman Donna Edwards

Then, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s warning on a spike in milk prices next year, and why rural America is losing its influence.

Plus, the 2016 race for the White House is underway. We’ll reveal new CNN polls with insights from our roundtable of all star journalists. Joining us: CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin, Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post, Gerry Seib of The Wall Street Journal, and Matt Bai of The New York Times Magazine.

Melissa Harris-Perry
Molly Knefel

Up w/Chris Hayes
Sunday’s guests (Dec. 30): The ‘fiscal curb’ and Congressional dysfunction, John Boehner’s troubles, the demise of the Tea Party
Sal Gentile, @salgentile

On Sunday’s Up w/ Chris Hayes, we’ll have the latest on the last-minute “fiscal curb” negotiations in Washington, and we’ll talk to Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, a leading advocate of filibuster reform to make the Senate a less dysfunctional body. Plus: we’ll discuss House Speaker John Boehner’s political troubles, and we’ll examine the demise of a once dominant force in American politics: the Tea Party

Steve Kornacki will host. Joining him at 8 AM ET on MSNBC will be:

Sen. Jeff Merkley, Democrat of Oregon and leading advocate of filibuster reform.

Rep. Keith Ellison, Democrat of Minnesota and co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Jamelle Bouie, staff writer at The American Prospect, fellow at The Nation Institute.

Suzy Khimm, reporter for the Washington Post.

Maya Wiley, founder and president of the Center for Social Inclusion.

Kevin Williamson, deputy managing editor at The National Review and author of “The Dependency Agenda.”

Amy Kremer, chairman of the Tea Party Express.

Fergus Cullen, former chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party.

The Chris Matthews Show
Best and worst of 2012: Katty Kay, BBC; Michael Duffy, Time; Helene Cooper, the New York Times; Sam Donaldson

C-SPAN's "Newsmakers,"
Luke Messer, (R-Ind.)

Al Punto on Univision
Rep. Luis Gutierrez
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart
Clarissa Martinez de Castro, director of immigration and national campaigns, National Council of La Raza

C-Span's Washington Journal
7:00am -Nancy Cook, National Journal’s Budget & Tax Reporter

Topic: The latest news on the so-called “fiscal cliff,” and explain what happened yesterday and preview what could happen today.

7:45am -Columnist Stan Collender, Qorvis Communications, Financial Communications National Director
Joshua Gordon, Concord Coalition's Policy Director ( Twitter: @ConcordC )

Topic: The latest on the so-called fiscal cliff

8:45 am-David Jackson, USA Today's White House Reporter

Topic: President Obama’s cabinet for his second term.

9:15 am-Michael Gordon, Co-Author, “The Endgame” & New York Times' National Security Correspondent

Topic: What’s next for Iraq

Reliable Sources
Gun control in the media: Lynn Sweet, the Chicago Sun-Times; Erik Wemple, the Washington Post. "Fiscal cliff" media coverage: Lynn Sweet, the Chicago Sun-Times; Bob Cusack, the Hill. Big stories of 2012: Fred Francis; Steve Roberts, George Washington University; Lauren Ashburn, the Daily Download. Politico's e-book; 2012 campaign: Jonathan Martin, Politico: Glenn Thrush, Politico. Best of 2012 interviews: Bob Woodward, the Washington; Michael Moynihan, Tablet magazine; Steve Kroft, CBS; Bob Simon, CBS; author Ali Wentworth Author ("Ali in Wonderland"; Darrell Hammond; Tina Brown, Newsweek; Rajiv Chandrasekaran, the Washington Post.

CBS 60 Minutes
Breakthrough - Humans can now move robotic limbs using nothing but their thoughts, a big step in the development of new robotic prostheses that could improve the lives of millions, including veterans who have lost limbs.

Morten Storm - A former Danish spy claims to have played a crucial role in the controversial CIA drone strike that killed Anwar Al Awlaki, the American-born al Qaeda leader high on the list of wanted terrorists.

Judd Apatow - Anderson Cooper profiles the comedy filmmaker behind such irreverent hits as "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin."

Sunday Breakfast Menu
As the deadline to avert the automatic tax increases and spending cuts of the so-called fiscal cliff draws near, the Sunday shows feature members of Congress and, most notably, President Obama, who will join NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Happy New Year Everyone!

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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:27 PM

1. Thank you for the schedule.

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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:33 PM

2. Can't help but think so many Dems are on so the MSM can blame them later...


for being the obstructionists.

Careful what you say folks.

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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:52 PM

3. Thank God we'll get Peggy Noonan's take on the fiscal 'cliff.'

A grateful nation turns its lonely nose upward to the lighting grid.

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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:06 AM

5. ..

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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:02 PM

4. Thank you as always, cal04!

MTP is "must-see TV" this week, I suppose!

Happy New Year to you, too!

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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:09 AM

6. Thanks cal04, for all the detailed info.. and

A Very Merry Happy New Year to You!

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