(Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders drops the mic on Ted Cruz in response to the Tailgunner's nasty remarks about "New York values.")
I don't know about the rest of you, but this primary season can't end soon enough for me. The presidential campaign will dominate the Sunday shows once again this weekend, but it seems, by some miracle, that we're going to be spared from any appearances by Trump and Cruz.
Here are the guests for this weekend's talking head shows via the Orlando Sentinel (check your local listings for times and stations in your area): Corey Lewandowski, Michelle Fields: Sunday guests:
Michelle Fields, the former Breitbart News reporter who was grabbed by Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, talks to "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. on CNN. Other guests are Jim Lehrer, former executive editor and anchor of "PBS NewsHour"; Ross Barkan, New York Observer political reporter; Jason Finch, co-founder of Pivit; and Josh Ginsberg, CEO of Zignal Labs. A panel on 2016 coverage brings together Michael Oreskes of NPR, Jane Hall of American University and Frank Sesno of The George Washington University.
Lewandowski will be a guest on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. The program also features Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Adm. Michelle Howard, vice chief of Naval Operations. The panel will be George Will, Julie Pace of The Associated Press, radio host Laura Ingraham and Rebecca Berg of Real Clear Politics.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, talk to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Dr. Fauci and Democratic strategist David Axelrod. The panel will be Amy Davidson of The New Yorker, Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune, Susan Page of USA Today and Ron Fournier of National Journal and author of "Love That Boy." The program shares new poll results.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sanders visit ABC's "This Week" at 10 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Trump convention manager Paul Manafort and Cruz delegate operations director Ken Cuccinelli are other guests. The panel will be ABC political analyst Matthew Dowd, Roland Martin of TV One’s “News One Now,” Republican strategist Mary Matalin and Robert Reich, former Clinton labor secretary and UC Berkeley professor.
Gov. Pat McCrory, R-N.C., is a guest on NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. Other guests are Priebus of the RNC and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. The panel will be radio host Hugh Hewitt, April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks, Kathleen Parker of The Washington Post and Chris Matthews of MSNBC's "Hardball."
Presidential candidates Sanders and John Kasich, R-Ohio, are featured on CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon. Priebus of the RNC is another guest. The panel will be Bakari Sellers, Amanda Carpenter, Nina Turner and Andre Bauer. Dana Bash is the anchor.
Stephen Miller, Trump senior campaign adviser, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich are guests on "Sunday Morning Futures" at 10 a.m. on Fox News Channel. Other guests are former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y., and military analyst Chuck Nash. The panel will be GOP strategist Ed Rollins, former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., and Mary Kissel of The Wall Street Journal.
Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is a guest on "Fareed Zakaria GPS" at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on CNN. The program offers a panel with Julia Ioffe of , The New Times Magazine, Ed Luce of The Financial Times, Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs and Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal. Another segment features Charles Duhigg of The The New York Times.
Nina Totenberg of NPR and Juan Williams are guests on "MediaBuzz" at 11 a.m. on Fox News Channel. Other guests are Heidi Przybyla of USA Today, Republican strategist Lisa Boothe, John Roberts of Fox News, Sarah Lacy of Pando and Ron Fournier of National Journal.
The panel on "Inside Politics," at 8 a.m. on CNN, will be Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Molly Ball of The Atlantic, Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post and Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN.