Sunday Morning Panels: Only Males Need Apply

It’s that time once again to see how many meat popsicles are appearing on the Sunday morning political talk show circuit. Last week fared a bit better than the week before. This week isn’t looking so good for the female population.



NBC “Meet the Press”: 1

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Vice Chairman, House Democratic Caucus
Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction
Mike Murphy, Republican Strategist
E.J. Dionne, Columnist, WaPo
Peggy Noonan, Columnist, WSJ

The Chris Matthews Show: 2

Nia Malika Henderson, WaPo, John Heilemann, NY Magazine, Rana Foroohar, TIME, David Ignatius, WaPo.

ABC’s “This Week”: 1

Matt Katz, Statehouse Reporter, Philadelphia Inquirer
Mark Penn, Democratic Strategist
Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks
Jake Tapper, Senior White House Correspondent
Nicolle Wallace, Republican Strategist, Author, It’s Classified
George Will, ABC News, WaPo

Fox News Sunday: 1

Brit Hume, FNC, Mara Liasson, NPR, Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard, Juan Williams, FNC

CBS’ “Face the Nation”: No roundtable, 0 female guests

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.)
Gov. Haley Barbour (R-Miss.)

CNN’s “Reliable Sources”: 2

Lauren Ashburn, founder, Ashburn Media Company
John Avlon, Newsweek/The Daily Beast
David Frum,
Erin Burnett, anchor, OutFront
Eric Deggans, media critic, St. Petersburg Times

Note to Readers:  On ABC’s “This Week,” Jonathan Karl did not end up appearing on the program. The above report has been changed to reflect this. He was originally scheduled to appear on the program but in a subsequent schedule was taken off. Chrstiane Amanpour interviewed Martha Raddatz, who was not on the panel, but reported in from Afghanistan.