Hold on to your hats, Wednesday will likely be a three ring political circus with live coverage of the Hill testimony of former special counsel Robert Mueller.
His report on Russian election meddling, has become a flashpoint for Hill Democrats and the President.
Broadcast network news units will be joining cable 24-hour news operations in in providing extensive wall to wall coverage.
NBC News coverage begins at 8:15 a.m. and will continue through the afternoon, covering both sessions of testimony. Anchoring the coverage are NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, NBC News chief legal correspondent (and Today show co-anchor) Savannah Guthrie, and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, according to the network.
Fox stations will have access to Fox News Channel‘s coverage, also beginning at 8:15. FNC’s coverage will be anchored by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum, with contributions from Chris Wallace and Juan Williams, among others.
ABC News will also be providing live coverage, anchored by George Stephanopoulos from New York and beginning at 8:30 a.m.
World News Tonight anchor David Muir will report from D.C., with assists from Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas, Senior Correspondent Mary Bruce, and Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl, among others.
New CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell will anchor that network’s coverage, which begins at 8:15 a.m.
And there will be dozens of staffers working behind the scenes to make all of this possible, from photographers and engineers in the field to network producers to live news center guys and gals.
Joe Six-pack has no idea of what it takes to pull something like this off, and will likely only call to complain because the “Price is Right” has been moved to late-night. Oh, those poor affiliate assignment editors.
Grab the popcorn!