Sunday Show Preview: July 16th, 2017

InsideStory071617Every Friday afternoon, we provide a preview of the various Sunday morning political talk shows that are filmed and broadcast throughout the commonwealth.

Our hope is to alert readers to the important interviews and insights that each show in their region offers.

This Week in Pennsylvania

WHTM/Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York – Sunday at 11am

WBRE/Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Hazelton – Sunday 630am

WTAJ/Johnstown-Altoona-State College – Sunday 630am

WJET/Erie – Sunday 10am

WHAG/Hagerstown, MD – Sunday 7am

WETM/Elmira, New York – Sunday 7am

On Sunday’s show Andy Mehalshick from WBRE guest hosts. We have PA Auditor General Eugene Depasquale on to talk about his recent audit of the three state agencies that deal with opioid treatment.  He also talks about the budget stalemate and consequences for the state if our credit rating is downgraded. Then Analysts Christopher Nicholas and Pete Shelly break down the budget negotiations.

Face the State

CBS21-Harrisburg-11:30 a.m.

This week on CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan,” Robb sits down with Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker to discuss 21st Century policing, recruiting and covering for communities that are doing away with own police departments. Political Insider Charlie Gerow asks him about convicted State Trooper killer Eric Frein and whether the Governor should relax his stance on the death penalty. You’ll want to see the Keystone Commentary where Gerow gets into it with conservative radio host R.J. Harris over Donald Trump Junior’s meeting with the Russian attorney. Two guys who usually agree certainly  don’t on that issue. Watch the most talked about local political program in Central Pennsylvania, “Face the State” Sunday morning at 8:30.

Inside Story

6abc-Philadelphia-11:30 a.m.

Host Tamala Edwards our Panelists take a deep dive into a myriad of topics dealing with the state of our public education system.  Our Insiders sound off on a report suggesting that the 14 PA State Colleges and Universities should stay open but consolidate.  Other topics include PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro suing the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos over recinding student loan protections, thoughts on the Chicago school district asking students for a ‘life plan’ before they receive their diplomas, hazing laws after the Penn State Piazza Trial, and reexamining college campus sexual assault policies.   Plus … should police offers carry narcan to revive those overdosing from opioid addiction?  Should that be apart of their job?   Catch the Inside Story  .. Sunday at 11:30 am.

Nia Meeks

Sam Katz

Terry Madonna

Val DiGiorgio

KD/PG Sunday Edition

CBS2-Pittsburgh-11:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning@11:30am., on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, with KDKA-TV News Anchor Ken Rice and Jerry Micco, Sunday Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

On this week’s broadcast:

What happens, when a portion of one of the world’s largest icebergs breaks away from a gigantic ice sheet, in Antarctica?

Scientists renew their discussions about climate control and global warming – and what political choices, we face, to deal with the challenge.

We’ll talk about all of that, with two scientists from Carnegie Mellon University – who have spent much of their lifetime, studying these issues:

Paul Fischbeck, Ph.D. – is Professor of Social and Decision Sciences, at Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Neil M. Donahue, Ph.D. – is Lord Professor of Chemistry, at Carnegie Mellon’s departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering & Public Policy, and the Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies, and also serves as the Director of CMU’s Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research.

Please join Ken Rice and Jerry Micco, for this timely and important discussion, Sunday morning@11:30AM., on the “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, right after CBS’ “Face the Nation”, on KDKA-TV.

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, July 16th at 11:30 AM

WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, July 17th at 8:30 PM

WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, July 22nd at 9:30 AM

WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, July 22nd at 9:30 AM

Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) Saturday, July 15th at 6:00 AM—Special Summer 2017 airing schedule

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features Ted Christopher, MD, President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, who discusses hospital emergency medical service and the serious problem of opioid addiction. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is State Treasurer Joe Torsella, for an update on Pennsylvania’s fiscal situation and possible changes to the Affordable Care Act.  Link here.

The Sunday Business Page

CBS2-Pittsburgh-6:30 a.m.

On this week’s program:

The methods of generating electric power, and distributing it, have changed, in recent years.

How safe, is the electric power grid, from terrorism, and other disruptions, in service?

Our special guests, this week, are Andy Ott – President & CEO of the Valley Forge, Pennsylvania-based PJM – which operates America’s largest electric grid – in thirteen states and the District of Columbia, and the nation’s biggest, wholesale energy  market – and Gregory Reed, Ph.D. – Director of the Center for Energy and the Grid Institute and the Electric Power Systems Laboratory, and Professor, at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering.

We’ll also introduce you to a man who is teaching the skills of entrepreneurship to inner-city youth, in Pittsburgh – with the help of a fruit cart, and some produce!  Timothy Lydon – Project Manager of East End Fruit Cart Youth Entrepreneurship program – will tell us where and when you can see these young, promising business students, in action.

Please join Jon Delano – Sunday morning@6:30am., for “The Sunday Business Page”, on KDKA-TV.

July 14th, 2017 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

One thought on “Sunday Show Preview: July 16th, 2017”

  1. gulag Pittsburgh says:

    Watch them announce the 10th person to attend the Don, Jr treason talks at Trump Tower.

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