Guests on the Sunday political talk shows include former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Newt Gingrich on NBC’s Meet the Press. From there, it’s extended discussion of Wednesday’s first presidential debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama, as well as Friday’s jobs report news that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent because of 114,000 jobs created by employers. There is sure to be a preview of the vice presidential debate on Thursday between Rep. Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden.
Full line-up below. What catches your eye?
•NBC’s Meet the Press: Arnold Schwarzenegger; Newt Gingrich; Robert Gibbs, Senior Adviser to the Obama campaign; Hilary Rosen, Democratic strategist; Mike Murphy, Republican strategist; Chuck Todd, NBC
•CBS’ Face the Nation: David Axelrod, Obama’s senior campaign adviser; Tony LaRussa, manager of the Cardinals; Tommy Lasorda, Dodgers manager; Jane Leavy, author; Michael Gerson, Washington Post; John Fund, The American Spectator; Norah O’Donnell, CBS; John Dickerson, CBS
•ABC’s This Week: Robert Gibbs, Obama campaign senior adviser; Ed Gillespie, Romney campaign senior adviser; Bill O’Reilly, Fox News; James Carville, Democratic strategist; Mary Matalin, Republican strategist; Paul Krugman, New York Times; Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal; Jonathan Karl, ABC
•Fox News Sunday: Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH); Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD); Brett O’Donnell, political debate coach; Brit Hume, Fox News; Mara Liasson, NPR; Kimberley Strassel, Wall Street Journal; Kirsten Powers, Daily Beast
•CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs; Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical; John Chambers, Cisco; Salman Rushdie; former CIA Director Michael Hayden
•CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: Julie Mason, Sirius XM radiohost; David Drucker, Roll Call; Dana Milbank, Washington Post; Patrick Gavin, Politico; Amy Holmes, The Blaze
•NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: S.E. Cupp, MSNBC; Joe Klein, Time; Andrea Mitchell, NBC; Sam Donaldson, ABC