THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy (D - MA) will be the featured guest to discuss the controversial immigration reform comprimise, followed by the response by collegue Jeff Sessions (R - AL). Former Frasier star and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce will begin ABC News and USA Today's Role Reversal Series: Your Aging Parents and You, talking about the effects of Alzheimer's Disease, from which both his father and grandfather succumbed. Then the roundtable will feature ABC News' Senior Political Correspondent Jake Tapper, ABC News consultant and former Pentagon spokesperson Torie Clarke, Newsweek International Editor Fareed Zakaria, and conservative columnist George Will to look at the political week left behind.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: The guests and issues were not announced as of late Friday evening.
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Now that the troop surge is complete in Iraq, is it providing any positive results? U.S. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R - TX) and Ron Wyden (D - OR) will debate the question. Then former U.S. Special Envoy and author Dennis Ross and two ambassadors to the U.S. --- Nabil Fahmy of Egypt and Sallai Meridor from Israel --- will talk about the Middle Eastern situation, especially the Palestenian crisis in the Gaza Strip. And host Wolf Blitzer will feature an exclusive interview with Vietnemese President Nguyen Minh Triet. Also appearing, consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Two prominent U.S. Senators, Trent Lott (R - MS) and Dianne Feinstein (D - CA), will appear to debate a variety of issues from Iraq to immigration. Then the weekly roundtable to discuss the news of the week past featuring Fox News Washington Managing Editor Brit Hume, Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard, and Juan Williams and Mara Liasson of National Public Radio.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: This week's show should be interesting to watch, with what should be a lively debate on the immigration reform comprimise between conservative pundit and author Patrick Buchanan and Congressman Luis V. Guiterrez (D - IL), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus' Immigration Task Force. And a discussion of the week's news with Washington Post columnist David S. Broder, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood, and Gwen Ifill, Moderator/Managing Editor of PBS' Washington Week.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: Can billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg win the White House as an independent candidate? And can Hillary Rodham Clinton continue to oppose the military operation in Iraq and be tough on terror in her campaign for the presidency? Those questions will provide insight and analysis from Time magazine Managing Editor Rick Stengel, writer Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post Writers Group, Washington Post writer David Ignatius, and Elisabeth Bumiller of the New York Times.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: This week's guests will be Hillsborough County Property Appraiser Rob Turner and former state legislator Carlos A. Lacasa (R - Miami) of the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission