It's another Sunday and another Bobblehead open thread. If you believe Page Six, David Gregory's ego is worse than we thought.
Donovan, who started at ABC last week, was fed up with embattled Gregory and the direction of “Meet the Press,” sources tell Page Six, which has sunk to third place in the ratings, behind CBS’ “Face the Nation” and ABC’s “This Week.”
One source said, “There is a tense atmosphere at ‘Meet the Press.’ Gregory is dismissive of the staff, and is often hard to reach or approach.
“He is famously the only host on Sunday morning TV who won’t pick up the phone to seal the deal to get a big guest. There’s nobody else on TV, and certainly on Sunday mornings, who thinks they are too important to do that. It is tough on the producers.”
I imagine Dancing Dave will focus totally on Benghaziii!
Here's some of the talking heads that are lined up:
“Meet the Press” on NBC
• Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) • Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (D) Former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn
“Face the Nation” on CBS• Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)• Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D)• Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena Williams
“This Week” on ABC• Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)• Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.)• Former White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe• HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver• New York Times Magazine National Correspondent Mark Leibovich• Former NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“Fox News Sunday” on Fox• Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.)• Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)• FedEx CEO Fred Smith• 32 Advisors Founder and CEO Robert Wolf
"State of the Union" on CNN• Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)• Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), ranking member, House Foreign Affairs Committee
CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS"-Treasury Department’s David Cohen. Egypt's foreign minister Nabil Fahmy. New Yorker's Dexter Filkins
“Political Capital” on Bloomberg TV• Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx“
Newsmakers” on C-SPAN• Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.)
“Al Punto” on Univision• Garcetti• Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman, House Judiciary Committee• Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio
As Nicole usually asks, "so what's catching your eye this morning?"