Sunday Show Preview: September 10th, 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 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 Representatives Dan Moul (R-Adams) and Kristin Phillips Hill (R-York), two of the architects of the House Republican budget plan that will not raise taxes and will not borrow but move money out of various fund reserves.  Critics insist it won’t balance either and that it’s wrong, either morally or ethically, to touch money earmarked for roads or the environment. Our analysts, Brittany Crampsie and Christopher Nicholas, discuss the budget and whether moderate Republicans have a future in Pennsylvania politics. In Harrisburg, ABC27, This Week in Pennsylvania has moved to 10 a.m. immediately following This Week with George Stephanopolous.


NBC10-Philadelphia-11:30 a.m.

This week we have Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger talking about Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz and his impact on fans on and off the field. Plus, we have tips for our viewers about flood insurance.

Face the State

CBS21-Harrisburg-8:30 a.m.

This week on CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan,” Pennsylvania Senator Mike Folmer gives an emotional response to the threat from the federal government to crack down on marijuana, including medical marijuana. Folmer, a cancer survivor, pioneered Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program and doesn’t mince any words when it comes to Attorney General Jeff Session’s announcement that he wants the D.O.J. to prosecute all federal marijuana laws, including states that have legalized it. See this impassioned interview only on CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan” Sunday at 8:30 AM.

Inside Story

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

Host Tamala Edwards and our Insiders tackle just two topics: the local effect of the Trump Administration’s DACA decision and the fallout of Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby calling ‘Black Lives Matter’ civil right activists ‘rabid animals’ in reference to their protest in front of a police officer’s home accused of shooting an unarmed African American Man in an altercation.

Plus, we invite two local lawyers  – Edwin Colon and Akanksha Kalra – specializing in immigration law to breakdown how local ‘DREAMers’ are effected.

George Burrell

Jan Ting

Richard Negrin

Brian Tierney

(Editor’s note: Inside Story may be preempted due to coverage of Hurricane Irma.  If it is, the show will be broadcast at midnight.)

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

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

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

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

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

Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) Saturday, September 9th at 6:00 AM—Special Summer 2017 airing schedule

On this week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features Michelle Hamilton, Senior Vice President of Country Meadows, and W. Russell McDaid, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, who discuss National Assisted Living Week, and how to choose a personal care home and an assisted living residence. Then, joining host Terry Madonna are John Micek, Editorial Page Editor for the Harrisburg Patriot News/PennLive, and Katie Meyer, Capitol Bureau Chief for WITF, for an update on state budget funding, and Congressman Lou Barletta’s announcement that he will challenge Senator Bob Casey in next year’s U.S. Senate contest. 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 morning news anchor Rick Dayton substitution for KDKA-TV’s money & politics editor, Jon Delano:

On this week’s program:

Real estate developer Lucas Piatt helped to change the face of Downtown Pittsburgh living – with his impressive Piatt Place and Capital Grille. Piatt – who also plans to remake the former Saks Fifth Avenue building, Downtown, into a combination of condominiums, parking, and entertainment – joins us, to discuss another expansion of his real estate reach.

Rick talks with Piatt —  Co-Owner of Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty in Pittsburgh – and Fran Santangelo – Senior Vice-President of Global Operations and Business Development, for the firm, about Sotheby’s new presence in Pittsburgh, and their effort to market homes.

Then, we’ll tell you about an initiative that KDKA-TV has launched – called – “Technovation” – which celebrates innovative ways of doing business – and combines ideas – with technical ability.

KDKA-TV will present an important discussion about this initiative – on Friday, September 22nd – at the Renaissance Hotel, in Downtown Pittsburgh.

We’ll hear from representatives of two corporate supporters, of this event:

Legendary Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris – whose new business —  Silversport — utilizes silver, to improve cleanliness in products, from sports clothing – to paints.

Jen Wagner – Vice-President, and the leader of BNY Mellon’s Pittsburgh Innovation Center – and Michael Sebetich – Vice-President and Principal Developer of Application Platforms and Services, at that Innovation Center – who also recruits college graduates to work for the company.

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

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  • Will Doug Mastriano Run For U.S. Senate?

    • No. Not Enough Support From Mainstream GOP. (91%)
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