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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews DE Attorney General Beau Biden, LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY), Fmr. RNC Chair Michael Steele, and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK).  Also joining the show:   “One Million Moms for Gun Control” Founder Shannon Watts and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Atlantic Council President Fred Kempe, Politico’s Jonathan Martin and Glenn Thrush, USA Today’s Susan Page, The New York Times’ Mark Landler, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell and Kristen Welker.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Fmr. Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), Democratic strategist Keith Boykin and Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz.

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt”: MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews Jon Meacham, author of “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.”