Sunday Show Preview: October 9, 2016

inside-story-10-9-16Every 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.

Inside Story

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

Host Matt O’Donnell and our Insiders dive deep in to the local campaigns and how it will impact the region as election day draws near. Is Pennsylvania still a battleground state as recent polls show Clinton pulling away from Trump? It’s official – The PA Senate Race is one of the most costly – but can McGinty pull enough voters from a strong incumbent in Toomey. Plus the Attorney General’s race heats up, and it looks like Philadelphia’s District Attorney might have many challengers when he runs for re-election. From left to right…but always local…catch the Inside Story – Sundays at 11:30 am.

Nia Meeks
Sam Katz
Jim Eisenhower
Jan Ting

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”, with KDKA-TV News Anchor Stacy Smith and David Shribman, Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

On this week’s program – the difficult strike by members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and the general state of financial support of the performing arts – in this community, and across the country.

Our guests include Melia Tourangeau – President & CEO of the Pittsburgh Symphony – and musicians Micah Howard – a bass player, marking his 21st year with the orchestra, and Chairman of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Committee – and Jeremy Branson – an eight-year veteran of the Pittsburgh Symphony – who is Assistant Principal percussionist with the orchestra, and Vice-Chair of the orchestra committee. Both musicians are member of Local #60-471 of the American Federation of Musicians.

The strike began on September 30th, performances have been cancelled for the Pittsburgh Symphony, through the end of October, and no new bargaining talks have been scheduled.

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

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, October 9th at 11:30 a.m.
WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, October 10th at 8:30 p.m.
WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, October 15th at 9:30 a.m.
WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, October 15th at 9:30 a.m.

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features John Micek, Editorial Page Editor for Harrisburg Patriot News/PennLive, who discusses the state’s upcoming Presidential and U.S. senate elections. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is Andy Carter, CEO of the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, to provides details of HAP’s health literacy program, and open health insurance enrollment. 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:

This weekend marks an important transition in local banking, as First Niagara’s name disappears – replaced by the Cleveland-based Keybank – which officially makes its debut, in the Southwestern Pennsylvania area. On August 1st, KEYCORP paid First Niagara Financial almost one and a half billion dollars – to acquire the company, as well as First Niagara Bank – which has approximately 60-branches and 600-employees, in the Pittsburgh area.

How will the account switchovers take place, and what does all of this mean, to consumers, and to the local banking industry?

Our guest is Todd Moules – Keybank market president, and former regional president of First Niagara.

Then, a close look at the importance of partnerships between education and high-tech – in the Pittsburgh community. One of the newest high-tech “stars” – Google – with about 500-employees at its Bakery Square headquarters, in Pittsburgh’s East End – and the Pittsburgh Public Schools – partnered – to promote a Google “Geek Street Fair”, at Google’s local headquarters, this weekend.

Kamal Nigam, Ph.D. – Engineering Director for Google Pittsburgh – and Anthony Hamlet, Ed.D. – Superintendent of the Pittsburgh Public Schools – join Jon Delano, to talk about the vital importance of introducing students to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and – adding the Arts, to Mathematics) education – to improve student performance, and also create the most qualified workforce of the future.

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

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