Sunday Show Preview: January 10, 2016

Inside Story 1-10-16Every 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.

Face the State

CBS21-Harrisburg-8:30 a.m. (Rerun PCN-9:00 a.m.)

Robb, Charlie and Brittany (filling in for Tony) are going to talk about what’s going on in politics in the new year. We got budget, gun control and the presidential election on the rundown, and much more. John Micek of the Patriot News will also be in to give analysis.

Inside Story

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

Host Matt O’Donnell and The Insider’s discuss the new era in Philadelphia – Jim Kenney becomes the 99th Mayor of the city and Richard Ross is names Police Commissioner.  They talk about how the city will change under their leadership. Other topics include VP Joe Biden regretting his decision not to run for President and the Mummer’s racially insensitive and homophobic strut on New Year’s Day. Catch the Inside Story…Sunday at 11:30 a.m.


George Burrell

Sam Katz

Jan Ting

Nelson Diaz

KD/PG Sunday Edition

CBS2-Pittsburgh-8:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Edition” broadcast – with KDKA-TV News Anchor Stacy Smith and David Shribman – Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Torrential rains, and flooding, in Southern California, big snowfalls – in that area’s mountains, mild weather – and almost no snow, in Pittsburgh, and much of the Northeast – are being blamed, on a particularly powerful, El Nino condition..

What is El Nino, what causes it, and how will it affect the rest of our winter?

Our guests are Stephen Tonsor, Ph.D. – Director of Science and Research, and Director of the Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystems – at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, in Pittsburgh, Brad E. Peroney, Jr. – Program Development Coordinator for Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Science Center, and KDKA-TV Morning News and Noon News Meteorologist, Ron Smiley.

Please join Stacy Smith and David Shribman, for the “KD/PG Sunday Edition” – Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., on KDKA-TV!

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, January 10th at 11:30 AM

WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, January 11th at 8:30 PM

WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, January 16th at 9:30 AM

WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, January 16th at 9:30 AM

This week, WGAL News-8’s Pete Muntean guest-hosts Pennsylvania Newsmakers and gives our viewers a complete tour of our near-historic budget impasse. Joining him is Pennsylvania Secretary of Planning and Policy John Hanger for the administration’s view, followed by Senate Republican Communications Director Jenn Kocher with a rebuttal. Finally, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale tells us how the budget impasse affects schools and the state’s junk bond status. Link here.

The Sunday Business Page

CBS2-Pittsburgh-6:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m., on KDKA-TV’s “The Sunday Business Page” – with KDKA-TV’s Money & Politics Editor, Jon Delano:

On this week’s broadcast – Far East jitters – about the strength of the Chinese economy and rumors that North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb – combined for a huge selloff on Wall Street – again.

Rick Applegate, CFP, AIFA, CLU, ChFC – Partner – at Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners, LLC in Pittsburgh – and a daily contributor to the Newsradio 1020 “KDKA Morning News” – joins Jon Delano – for some valuable perspective, on how investors should view the last, two, rocky weeks, for the financial markets.

Then, a preview of the 2016 Pittsburgh RV Show – at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center – through January 17th.  Lower gas prices and interest rates could combine – to make this the right time to buy a recreational vehicle. Our guests – Rob Young and Randy Giancola – co-producers of the Pittsburgh RV Show —   give us some great ideas, on what to look for – at a show that is so large, it might take you more than one visit, to see everything!

Finally, “200 Years of Brewing in Allegheny County – from 1760 to 1960”. We’ll talk with Richard Ober – co-author, of this new book – which describes  the colorful history of beermaking in the Pittsburgh area – including origins in “Old Allegheny” – which became incorporated into the City of Pittsburgh, as the North Side. We’ll have examples of unusual beer cans, bottles, and advertising – including a beer that was called “Rooney’s” – and was served at a saloon operated by Pittsburgh Steelers’ founder Art Rooney’s father—at the family café that stood near the area that now plays host to the Steelers’ Heinz Field!

Please join Jon Delano, Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m., for “The Sunday Business Page”, on KDKA-TV!

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