Melissa Harris-Perry's New MSNBC Show Gets Title, Launch Date Gets Pushed Back
MSNBC contributor Melissa Harris-Perry has a new show with a premiere date and title.
The self-titled show, "Melissa Harris-Perry" will debut on Saturday, February 18. MSNBC originally announced that Harris-Perry's new show would debut on Saturday, February 4. Harris-Perry joins the network's weekend coverage. Her show will air on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The show will consist of a panel and what the network called "guest-driven conversation" that focus on national politics. The show will also "explore the intersections of culture, art and community issues."
MSNBC also tweaked it's weekend scheduling when it added Harris-Perry's new show. Chris Hayes' show, "Up With Chris," previously aired at different times on Saturdays and Sundays. It will now air on both days from 8-10:00 a.m. MSNBC weekend anchor Alex Witt will expand her live news coverage on Saturdays and Sundays. "Weekends with Alex Witt" will air from 7-8:00 a.m. on Saturdays, and 12-2:00 pm. on both Saturdays and Sundays.
Also on HuffPost:MSNBC's lineup:
6-9 AM: Morning Joe
9-10 AM: The Daily Rundown
10 AM-11 AM: Jansing And Co.
11 AM-12 AM: Thomas Roberts
12 PM-1 PM: Alex Wagner
1-2 PM: Andrea Mitchell
2-3 PM: NewsNation
3-4 PM: The Cycle
4-5 PM: Martin Bashir
5-6 PM: Hardball with Chris Matthews
6-7 PM: PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton
7-8 PM: Hardball
8-9 PM: The Ed Show
9-10 PM: Rachel Maddow
10-11 PM: The Last Word
Weekends with Alex Witt
7-8 AM (Sat.)/12-2 PM (Sun.): Weekends With Alex Witt
Up with Chris Hayes
8-10 AM (Sat./Sun.): Up with Chris Hayes
10 AM -12 PM (Sat./Sun.): Melissa Harris-Perry