Fixing Sunday morning talks shows; the changing late night lineup
April 25, 2014
Guests: Paul Waldman, Paul Farhi, Mary McNamara
The Sunday morning talk shows are struggling. Programs like “Meet the Press,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week” have been losing audience and influence in politics in recent years. What’s wrong with the and can they be fixed? Marty talks with PAUL WALDMAN, contributing editor of The American Prospect and PAUL FARHI, media reporter for The Washington Post. Then, a look at all the changes in the late night TV line-up – Colbert taking over for Letterman, Fallon replacing Leno and John Oliver’s new news show premiering this Sunday. Los Angeles Times television critic MARY MCNAMARA gives us an update on the late night landscape.