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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up (live from Java Joes in Des Moines): Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Iowa Republican Party Chairman Matt Strawn on the lay of the land with just about 100 hours to go… Marist College's Lee Mirgingoff on the new NBC/Marist numbers on Iowa… One of us (!!!) with a caucus primer... More news from the trail with the AP's Liz Sidoti, Politico's Jonathan Martin, the Washington Post's Nia-Malika Henderson, and Southern Illinois University's David Yepsen.

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Romney Senior Adviser Eric Fehrnstrom, DNC Vice-Chair Mayor R.T. Rybak,  Democratic strategist Kiki McLean, former Gingrich spokesman Rick Tyler, USA Today’s Susan Page, Rep Frederica Wilson (D-FL) on anti-hazing legislation; and Politico’s Alex Burns on 10 Major Political Blunders of 2011.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include New York Magazine’s John Heilemann, MSNBC’s Richard Wolffe, Politico’s Ben White, Brown University’s Wendy Schiller, and radio host Kurt Anderson.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell -- live from Java Joes in Des Moines -- interviews GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Also on the show: NBC’s Chuck Todd, Politico’s Roger Simon, Iowa Democratic Party Chairwoman Sue Dvorsky, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, CNBC’s John Harwood, and former Defense Secretary William Cohen (on Iran).

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Richard Lui interviews Agriculture Secretary (and former Iowa Gov.) Tom Vilsack and the Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe.

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “UP with Chris Hayes” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes interviews Lt. Gen. (ret.) Ricardo Sanchez and former Rep. Joe Sestak (on Saturday) and MSNBC contributor Dave Weigel and The Nation’s Corey Robin (on Sunday).

*** Sunday’s “Meet the Press” line-up: NBC’s David Gregory interviews presidential candidate Rick Santorum.