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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: Freshman Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) stops by for our ongoing series of segments to meet the new Congress… NBC’s David Gregory with a “Meet the Press” preview… A Deep Dive with NBC’s Ali Arouzi on Iran’s upcoming election and what it means for the U.S…. Plus NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell, former RNC Chair Michael Steele ,and the Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus join the Gaggle.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up:  MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) , Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ)), Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) Mississippi, and the Power Panel includes Jackie Kucinich, Chris Kofinis and Robert Traynham

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith, Bloomberg’s Josh Green, Politico’s Glenn Thrush, and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes. 

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy,  National Network to End Domestic Violence President Kim Gandy, NBC’s Mary Carillo, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and NBC News Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss 

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Chicago Sun Time’s Lynn Sweet, Dem strat Chris Kofinis, and NBC Track and Field analyst Ato Boldon.

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt” line-up: As part of her weekly “Office Politics” segment, MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews Jonathan Alter. 

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Melissa Harris Perry” line-up: The show celebrates its one-year anniversary. And it’s guests include, among others, an interview with Valerie Jarrett on Saturday.

*** Saturday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up, starting at 2:00 pm ET: Craig Melvin’s guests include actress Sonja Sohn of “The Wire” to talk guns and youth empowerment; Gen. Wesley Clark, former NATO Commander; Jared Bernstein, former Economic Policy Adviser to VP Biden; Michael Tomasky of Newsweek and The Daily Beast; Amy Holmes, former Speechwriter for Majority Leader Bill Frist; McKay Coppins, Buzzfeed Political Editor; Joe Watkins, former GHW Bush Aide; and Chris Kofinis, former Chief of Staff for Sen. Joe Manchin.

*** Sunday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up, starting 3:00 pm ET: Craig Melvin’s guests include Fmr. Sen. Bob Kerrey; Fmr. DNC Comm. Director Karen Finney; Dennis Ross, former Mideast envoy; Jeffrey Frank, author of “Ike and Dick”; Robert Costa of the National Review; Chris Smith of New York Magazine; and Benjamin Klein, director of the new Broadway play “The Ann Richards Play”.