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Programming notes

*** Monday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Latest on debate expectations and more with former Gov. Charlie Crist (I-FL) and former Sen. Jim Talent (R-MO)… NBC’s Pete Williams previews SCOTUS’ October docket with big issues like affirmative action and same-sex marriage… A special deep dive as part of NBC’s “At the Brink” feature with Ann Curry, Atia Abawi, Ali Arouzi and Martin Fletcher from across the Middle East… Latest campaign trail news with the Washington Post’s Dan Balz, AP’s Liz Sidoti and msnbc’s Robert Traynham.

*** Monday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, Matt Welch, GOP strategist John Feehery, Dem strategist Steve Elmendorf, and the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein.

*** Monday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up:  MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts talks with Democratic strategist Karen Finney, Republican strategist Alice Stewart, TheGrio.com Political Editor Perry Bacon, Ohio State Senator Eric Kearney, and “Face to Face” Host Jon Ralston.

*** Monday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Rolling Stone’s Eric Bates, New York Magazine’s John Heilemann, the Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim, and Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead.

*** Monday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Steve Deace, Chris Kofinis, Michael Smerconish, Joel Rubin, and Wayne Fields, professor of political Rhetoric at Washington University in St. Louis.

*** Monday’s “MSNBC The Cycle” line-up:  MSNBC’s Toure, Krystal Ball, S.E. Cupp, and Steve Kornacki interview Democratic strategist Steve Elmendorf, Author Christopher Wlezien, Salon.com writer Andrew O’Hehir, and the Washington Monthly’s Paul Glastris.