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Programming notes

*** Wednesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: State of the race with Gov. Jack Markell (D-DE) on behalf of the Obama campaign and Romney supporter and fmr. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL)… A deep dive into Biden and Ryan’s debate styles… DSCC’s Guy Cecil and NRSC’s Rob Jesmer on the Senate fights that could decide control… Latest campaign trail news with the Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, Democratic strategist Doug Thornell  and American Crossroads’ Jonathan Collegio.

*** Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer, Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Republican strategist Hogan Gidley, Democratic strategist Jimmy Williams, the Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson, National Journal’s Ron Fournier and “It Gets Better” Campaign Co-Creator Dan Savage.

*** Wednesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Georgetown University Prof. Michael Eric Dyson, “The Cycle” co-host Steve Kornacki, TheGrio.com Managing Editor Joy Reid, and New York Times Magazine Editor Hugo Lindgren

*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Ruth Marcus, Republican strategist Phil Musser, Democratic strategist Tad Devine, NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell, Amna Nawaz and Ron Mott, NBC News Terrorism Expert Michael Leiter and Ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer.

*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Politico’s Lois Romano, conservative radio talk show host Steve Deace, MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish, The Boston Globe’s Noah Bierman, and constitutional law expert Kenji Yoshino.