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Sunday Show Preview: September 6, 2015

MicrophonesEvery 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.


NBC10-Philadelphia-11:30 a.m.

Host: Tracy Davidson


Iran Nuclear Deal – Guests: Sen. Tom Carper/(D) Delaware, Sen. Pat Toomey/(R) Pennsylvania

New School Year in Philadelphia – Guest: Superintendent Dr. William Hite

Labor Leader Museum Exhibit – Guest: Alexis Buss, co-curator of “Workers of the World, Awaken! The Life and Legacy of Joe Hill”

Inside Story

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

Host Matt O’Donnell and the Panel dissect how Philly didn’t get out in front of the Papal Visit PR… but are now trying to recover with a new positive PR plan. Plus Matt sat down with Secretary of State John Kerry at our 6abc studios to discuss the Iran Nuclear Deal and President Obama’s victory in Congress as many local senator’s vow to vote yes. The also dive into Ed Rendell’s comments on Hillary Clinton’s email controversy and the viability of a Joe Biden run for President.  Catch the Inside Story.


Nia Meeks

Larry Platt

Ed Turzanski

Val DiGiorgio

KD/PG Sunday Edition

CBS2-Pittsburgh-11:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning, on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Edition” broadcast – with KDKA-TV News Anchor Ken Rice and David Shribman, Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

This week – Linda S. Lane, Ed. D. – Superintendent of the Pittsburgh Public Schools – revealed that she will not seek renewal of her contract with the school district, when it expires, next June.

In her first interview, since that announcement, Dr. Lane joins us – to talk about her decision, the state of the school district, the impact of the Pennsylvania state budget crisis, and the progress of discussions with the Wilkinsburg School District – about possible cooperation with them, on educating some of Wilkinsburg’s students.

Please join Ken Rice and David Shribman, for this special interview —  Sunday morning, on the “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, right after “Face the Nation”, on KDKA-TV.

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, September 6th at 7:30 AM

Pennsylvania Cable Network, Sunday, September 6th at 4:30 PM

WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, September 7th at 8:30 PM

WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, September 12th at 9:30 AM

WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, September 12th at 9:30 AM

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features an update on the protracted state budget standoff and Kathleen Kane’s continuing legal situation with journalists Angela Couloumbis of the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Steve Esack of the Allentown Morning Call. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, for a discussion of the undercover Planned Parenthood videos, and family planning funding. Link here.

The Sunday Business Page

CBS2-Pittsburgh-6:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning, on KDKA-TV’s “The Sunday Business Page” with KDKA-TV’s Money & Politics Editor, Jon Delano:

Mayor Bill Peduto (D) Pittsburgh, pays us a special visit – to talk about the city’s efforts to remake itself – without forgetting its historically and economically important past. As Pittsburgh celebrates a growing workforce in technology and hospitality, it also pays tribute, this Labor Day weekend – to those who worked in the steel mills – to build America and help it win World War II.  A look ahead – and back, with the mayor.

We’ll also look back, on another volatile week on Wall Street. Louis P. Stanasolovich, CFP – Founder, President, & CEO of Legend Financial Advisors, Inc. and Emerging Wealth Investment Management – returns – with a different perspective, on what that market uncertainty means, and how to rebalance your portfolio.

Finally, we’ll introduce you to a young entrepreneur, who has some very creative and affordable ideas for companies who want to develop their own smartphone applications. Jake Young – Founder of Bob, the App Builder – will explain how everything – from golf courses – to bus schedules – and lotteries – can be transformed into an app – with a surprisingly low cost – for development and maintenance.

Please join Jon Delano – Sunday morning, for “The Sunday Business Page”, on KDKA-TV.

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