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Sunday Show Preview: April 30th, 2017

InsideStory043017Every 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

We have treasurer Joe Torsella talking about passive investing of state money, his attempts to clean up the image of his office, and his creation of something called the “spaghetti smock.”

Our analysts talk about attempts to defund planned Parenthood, free up more booze and Mike Stack’s future.


NBC10-Philadelphia-11:30 a.m.

Sunday morning we’ll learn how people in our community work to defend our area and the nation from missile strikes.  Former NFL linebacker Riki Ellision who is the founder and chairman of the Missile Defence Advocacy Alliance fills us in.  

Plus: Instant millionaires.  Young athletes drafted into the NFL with big bucks in their immediate future.  Today we’ll discuss the push to keep them from losing it all with former NFL great Bart Scott.  

Face the State

CBS21-Harrisburg-11:30 a.m.

This week the boys will be live in studio the morning after Trump’s visit to the Farm Show! Robb, Tony & Charlie joined by John Micek and RJ Harris.  

Inside Story

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

Host Monica Malpass and our Insiders discuss local NJ Senator Tom MacArthur penning a conservative Healthcare amendment.  We discuss what these new changes could mean for the public  and the bills actual viability in Congress as POTUS Trump nears the 100 day milestone.   We also breakdown Trump’s Tax Plan, how the measure to cut funding for Planned Parenthood in the PA Senate could affect our region, where the Philadelphia District’s Attorney’s race stands, and our panelists weigh in on what Philly needs to grow in the next decade.

Ajay Raju

Jan Ting

Nia Meeks

Christine Flowers

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 Stacy Smith and John Allison, Editorial Page Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

On this week’s broadcast:

Just days before President Donald J. Trump marks 100 days, in office, he has proposed major changes, in America’s tax policy. The changes, if adopted, are likely to affect almost every business, corporation, and most taxpayers.

We’ll talk with Jay W. Sukits – Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business, and a veteran of twenty years, on Wall Street – with investment firms, like Salomon Brothers, E.F. Hutton & Company, Smith Barney, & PNC – and Jay Cost – Senior Writer at “The Weekly Standard” – a conservative publication — and a regular contributor to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Opinion section – about how the Trump tax reform proposal would affect you.

Please join Stacy Smith & John Allison, for this timely discussion, Sunday morning@11:30AM., on the “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, on KDKA-TV.

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

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

WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, May 1st at 8:30 PM

WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, May 6th at 9:30 AM

WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, May 6th at 9:30 AM

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features a journalist roundtable with John Micek, Editorial Page Editor for Patriot News/PennLive, and Steve Esack, Capital Reporter for the Allentown Morning Call, who discuss Governor Tom Wolf’s disciplinary action against Lt. Governor Mike Stack, and the important legislative action of the week. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is Stephanie Catarino Wissman, Executive Director of the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania, for a discussion of natural gas, the severance tax, and the nuclear bailout. Link here.

The Sunday Business Page

CBS2-Pittsburgh-6:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning@6:30AM., on KDKA-TV’s “The Sunday Business Page”, with KDKA-TV Morning News Anchor Rick Dayton substituting for KDKA-TV’s Money & Politics Editor Jon Delano, who is on special assignment:

On this week’s program:

The Pittsburgh Penguins continue their quest for the Stanley Cup – with the second level of NHL Playoffs, with the Washington Capitals. With tourists arriving in Pittsburgh, next week – for two, playoff games – what kind of financial bonanza will that mean, for the Pittsburgh economy? We’ll ask Craig Davis – President & CEO of Visit Pittsburgh (the local convention& visitors bureau).

Then, the amazing story of how  “Indi” —  a special, electronic tablet, designed by the Pittsburgh-based Tobii Dynavox — enables those who cannot speak (including children struggling with autism, cerebral palsy, and others, suffering from ALS),with the remarkable ability to communicate.

Robert Cunningham, Vice-President of Products and Development, for Tobii Dynavox, will demonstrate how this remarkable invention works,  and we’ll watch the reaction of a child, who is being helped, by the use of it.

Finally, we’ll meet the CEO of a Columbus, Ohio-based architecture and design firm – “Design Group” – Sherm Moreland – and find out why that company decided to open a new office, on Pittsburgh’s North Side – Nova Place (the refurbished, former Allegheny Center), and why Pittsburgh makes sense, as a place for “Design Group” to bring innovation, to its clients.

Please join Rick Dayton, Sunday morning@6:30AM., for “The Sunday Business Page”, on KDKA-TV!

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