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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Moody’s Mark Zandi, Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger on the new job numbers… NBC’s Peter Alexander with the latest from the Romney campaign’s southern swing… NBC’s Ian Williams on the anniversary of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami… More 2012 news with The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin, TheGrio.com’s Perry Bacon and ThinkProgress.org’s Faiz Shakir.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Salon.com’s Steve Kornacki, Time’s Rana Foroohar, the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, the Boston Globe’s Scott Helman, and White House economic adviser Gene Sperling

*** Friday’s “MSNBC’s Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’S Thomas Roberts talks with CNBC’s Ron Insana, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, MSNBC’S Melissa Harris-Perry, Bloomberg’s Jeanne Cummings, former Clinton WH Staffer David Goodfriend, former RNC Communications Dir. Doug Heye, and author Jeff Goodell.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, the New York Times’ David Leonhardt, NBC/WSJ co-pollster Peter Hart, and Politico’s John Harris.

*** Saturday's and (Sunday's) "Weekends with Alex Witt" line-up: MSNBC's Alex Witt interviews NBC's Andrea Mitchell as part of the program's "Office Politics" series.

*** Saturday’s and (Sunday’s) “UP with Chris Hayes” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes interviews, among others, the Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel on Saturday and has a discussion on the U.S./Israel/Palestine on Sunday.

*** Saturday’s (and Sunday’s) “Melissa Harris-Perry” line-up: MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry interviews (on Saturday) Buddy Roemer and (on Sunday) NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, Katon Dawon, and Margaret Cho.