*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Jansing interviews Rep. Adam Schiff, Perry Bacon & David Drucker on the fiscal cliff negotiations; Jim Tankersley on the job numbers; Chip Saltsman and Steve Elmendorf face off on Sen. Jim DeMint’s departure; AFSCME’s Chuck Lawless on unions’ new adcampaign to protect Medicare & Medicaid; and James Oberg on whether NASA is losing its lead in the world.
*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Richard Lui, filling in for Thomas Roberts, interviews Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Fmr. Biden Economic adviser Jared Bernstein, CNBC Contributor Ron Insana and MSNBC Host Melissa Harris Perry.
*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, Politico’s Ben White, Salon.com Editor-at-Large Joan Walsh, theGrio.com Managing Editor Joy Reid, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, and msnbc “UP” host Chris Hayes.
*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: Today’s guests include former Defense Secretary William Cohen, NPR’s Ari Shapiro, The Economist’s Greg Ip, the head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt Maya MacGuineas, Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, USA Today’s Susan Page, and National Journal’s Chris Frates
*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: Today’s guests include Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Rep. Peter Welch (d-VT), the Washington Post’s Lori Montgomery, Democratic strategist Blake Zeff, The Daily Beast Contributor Zachary Karabell, Constitutional Law expert Kenji Yoshino.
*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekend with Alex Witt”: As part of her weekly “Office Politics” series, MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews the New York Times’ Nick Kristof.