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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Center for American Progress President Tom Perriello and Heritage Action for American CEO Mike Needham on the gun fight… NBC’s Andrea Mitchell with the latest from Seoul on North Korea… More on the NBC/WSJ numbers with pollsters Fred Yang and Bill McInturff… Plus MSNBC’s Karen Finney, CQ Roll Call’s David Hawkings and Indiana GOP spokesman Pete Seat join the Gaggle.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on her plan to tax guns and ammo purchases to ease the health care costs of gun violence.  Rep. John Carter (R-TX) will join to discuss what the House Bipartisan Group of 8 are negotiating on immigration reform.  Freedom to Marry Executive Director Evan Wolfson will talk about the conservative right’s resistance to marriage equality and the new NBC  News/WSJ Poll on same-sex marriage.  Essence Magazine Executive Director Vanessa Bush will discuss the magazine’s new “Guns Down” series on gun violence in African-American communities.  And Today’s Power Panel includes:  Politico’s Manu Raju, Democratic strategist Jill Zuckman and Republican Strategist David Winston.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim, New York Magazine contributing editor Vanessa Grigoriadis, Demos’ Bob Herbert, and Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: Chris Cillizza, subbing for Andrea Mitchell, interviews NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell, Rep. Elijah Cummings, NBC’s Andrea Mitchell (from Seoul), Politico’s Anna Palmer, William Cohen, and the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Former national security council director of communications Ben Chang, the Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, Dem strategist Jimmy Williams, Time magazine Business and sports director Bill Saporito, and New York Times reporter Ian Lovett.

*** Saturday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up, starting at 2:00 pm ET: Mara Schiavocampo fills in and her guests include Ezekiel Emanuel on his book “The Brothers Emanuel”; Cass Sunstein, former regulatory czar; filmmaker Davis Guggenheim on his new film “The Dream is Now”; Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations for a reality check on the U.S.-Mexican border; and Marc Morial of the National Urban League.

*** Sunday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up, starting 3:00 pm ET: Richard Lui fills in and his guests include former Reps. Mary Bono Mack and Connie Mack; NBC Latino’s Raul Reyes; The Washington Post’s David Nakamura; NBC’s Mark Murray; journalist Jose Antonio Vargas; Voto Latino’s Maria Teresa Kumar; a panel of dreamers who’s experienced living as undocumented immigrants first-hand; filmmaker Davis Guggenheim; plus a special premiere presentation of Davis Guggenheim and Laurene Powell Jobs’s film “The Dream is Now” about the Dream Act and the future of immigration reform.