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Sunday Show Preview: November 5th, 2017

Every 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 10am

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

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

WJET/Erie – Sunday 10am

WDVM/Hagerstown, MD – Sunday 7am

WETM/Elmira, New York – Sunday 7am

This week we have the two candidates for Pennsylvania Supreme Court, incumbent Republican Sallie Mundy and challenging Democrat Dwayne Woodruff. We talk about their judicial philosophies, qualifications and discuss diversity on the high court, or a lack thereof. We also have the new executive director of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Susan Higginbotham, to talk about what still needs to be done in the fight against domestic violence. We’re also joined by analysts Chris Nicholas and Pete Shelly to discuss Tuesday’s election.


NBC10-Philadelphia-11:30 a.m.

This week we have the candidates for Philadelphia District Attorney- Republican Beth Grossman and Democrat larry Krasner. We also have Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney discussing his move to ax the School Reform Commission.

Face the State

CBS21-Harrisburg-8:30 a.m.

This week on CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan,” Robb talks with Representative Jim Christiana about the budget and his bill to improve the PennWatch web site. Watch CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan,” Sunday morning at 8:30.

Inside Story

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

Sunday’s show is a special Inside Story Candidates Forum on the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Race.  Anchor Matt O’Donnell moderated a discussion with Republican Beth Grossman and Democrat Larry Krasner about the top issues in the race including: restoring dignity to the Philadelphia’s District Attorney’s Office in wake of former DA Seth Williams conviction; dealing with law enforcement and community; mass incarceration and criminal justice reform.  Hear from the candidates .. Sunday on Inside Story at 11:30 am.

KD/PG Sunday Edition

CBS2-Pittsburgh-8:30 a.m.

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

On this week’s broadcast:

Medicine is entering a new era, in the 21st century – with more emphasis on high technology, personalized care, and shared information, with other medical research experts – leading to more specialized and effective, patient treatment.

We’ll hear from David Holmberg – President & CEO of Highmark Health – and Cynthia Hundorfean – President & CEO of the Allegheny Health Network – the healthcare provider system for Highmark – about ambitious plans, to expand high-quality medical care to Pittsburgh’s suburbs, and create four, smaller “neighborhood hospitals”.

Don’t miss this important program – Sunday morning@8:30AM., on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Edition”.

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, November 5th at 11:30 AM

WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, November 6th at 8:30 PM

WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, November 11th at 9:30 AM

WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, November 11th at 9:30 AM

Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) Saturday, November 4th at 6:30 AM

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features journalists John Micek, Editorial Page Editor for Harrisburg Patriot News/PennLive, and Mike Straub, Government Reporter for WGAL News8, who preview Tuesday’s election and discuss the state’s recently enacted gaming expansion. Then, Dolores McCracken, President of the PSEA, joins host Terry Madonna for a discussion of tuition vouchers and the teacher shortage. Link here.

The Sunday Business Page

CBS2-Pittsburgh-6:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning @ 6:30, on KDKA-TV’s “The Sunday Business Page,” with KDKA-TV’s money & politics editor, Jon Delano:

On this week’s program:

Economic development is getting a “jumpstart”, in eastern Mon Valley communities. Peoples Gas is partnering with Braddock’s Enterprise Zone Corporation and Z-Brand Group, to create “East Shore” – an initiative to encourage investment in Braddock, North Braddock, Swissvale, and Rankin.

We’ll talk with William Pfoff – President of the Enterprise Zone Corporation of Braddock and Rankin Boro councilman – and Evan Indianer – Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Unicentric —  a company that provides enterprise software for organizations and companies – about plans for the “East Shore” project.

Then, trying to make sense, out of a mixed employment report, for the Southwestern Pennsylvania area.

Unemployment was down – in September – but so were the numbers of people employed.

We’ll hear the thoughts of Doug Heuck – Founder, Editor, and Publisher of Pittsburgh Quarterly Magazine, and Program Director for “Pittsburgh Today” – part of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Social & Urban Research.

Finally, it’s time to sign up for financial assistance, to pay winter heating and light utility bills. There are strong indications that this winter could producer colder temperatures, and more snow, than last year.

Jacqueline Ziemianski – Communications Specialist for Peoples Gas – and Mike Selep – Manager of Universal Services, for Duquesne Light, will join us, with details about how to qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program – or, LIHEAP.

We hope that you can share part of your Sunday morning, with us, at 6:30AM., for KDKA-TV’s “The Sunday Business Page”.

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