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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up (live from the University of Denver): Debate reaction from Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on behalf of the Romney campaign and Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD) on behalf of the Obama campaign… Politico’s Jonathan Martin and the New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny with more debate analysis… NBC’s Tom Brokaw on battleground Colorado… and the road ahead with USA Todays’ Jackie Kucinich, the Washington Post’s David Nakamura and former Sen. Hank Brown (R-CO).

*** Thursday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Nicolas Kristof and Gillian Tett, Rep. Steve Israel, Artur Davis; Gov. George Pataki and Gov Ted Strickland; Brad Woodhouse and Sean Spicer.

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts gets post-debate analysis from MSNBC host Ed Schultz, former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), MSNBC Contributor Ron Reagan and Daily Beast Columnist Meghan McCain. Washington Post Fact-Checker Glenn Kessler will truth-squad the debate.  TheGrio.com’s Joy-Ann Reid, former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn and Republican Strategist John Brabender join the power panel. 

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, Dan Rather, New York Times Magazine Editor Hugo Lindgren, Georgetown Prof. Michael Eric Dyson, Host of “Inside the Actors Studio” James Lipton, and TODAY Co-host Savannah Guthrie.

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up (live from Denver): NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Ruth Marcus, Romney campaign adviser John Sununu, Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Democratic strategist Tad Devine, Republican strategist John Feehery and Time’s Richard Stengel.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish, Democratic strategist Keith Boykin, the Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, radio talk show host Steve Deace, the DNC’s Patrick Gaspard, and MSNBC Policy Analyst Ezra Klein.