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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) on the details of the payroll deal… NBC’s Ron Mott on the ground with Santorum in Michigan… Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA) on Middle East tensions… The Daily Beast/Newsweek’s Zachary Karabell on what Chinese V.P. Xi’s visit tells us about the future of U.S.-China relations and economies… More 2012 news with USA Today’s Jackie Kucinich, Democratic pollster Fred Yang and the Washington Examiner’s David Freddoso.

*** Thursday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews the Atlantic’s James Fallows, the New York Times’ Jim Rutenberg; Inside Michigan Politics editor Bill Ballenger, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), former CEO of Shell oil’s John Hofmeister, and DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton.

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former Clinton White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, Politico’s Maggie Haberman, Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Josh Tyrangiel, The Nation’s Ari Melber, and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Jon Huntsman, Santorum Super PAC donor Foster Friess, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, the Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus, and National Journal’s Major Garrett.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews conservative radio talk show host Steve Deace, Michael Smerconish, and the Huffington Post’s Amanda Terkel.