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Programming notes

*** Monday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Looking at this week’s battleground ad spending and what it tells us strategically with Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and Republican ad maker Kim Alfano… A deep dive into some “why not” names for Romney’s running mate with The Hotline’s Reid Wilson… More 2012 headlines with NBC’s Luke Russert, National Review/Bloomberg View’s Ramesh Ponnuru and the Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut.  

*** Monday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Democratic strategist Bob Shrum, GOP strategist Robert Traynham, Wendy Schiller, Politico’s Alexander Burns, the Christian Science Monitor’s Patrik Jonsson, lawyer BJ Bernstein, and Enrico Moretti, who’s author of the book “The New Geography of Jobs.”

*** Monday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former George W. Bush Communications Director Nicolle Wallace, New York Magazine’s John Heilemann, Politico’s Glenn Thrush, and CNBC’s Eamon Javers.

*** Monday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom, GOP Strategist John Brabender, Priorities USA Action Co-founder Bill Burton, Politico’s Roger Simon, Author and Save the Children USA Managing Director Mark Shriver, the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and Author and former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean.

*** Monday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews former Obama White House communications aide  Jen Psaki, Politico’s Alex Burns, and the National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar on Arizona’s special election to fill Gabby Gifford’s seat.