MSNBC’s coverage plans for the South Carolina Primary on Saturday…
Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann will anchor MSNBC’s special live coverage of the South Carolina Republican presidential primary and the Nevada caucuses Saturday, Jan. 19. MSNBC will be live throughout the day with reports from South Carolina and Nevada, which are shaping up to be crucial states in the races for the Republican and Democratic nominations.
MSNBC’s special Saturday political coverage will include a “Morning Joe” special, live from West Columbia, S.C., with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, 7 a.m.-12 p.m. ET. At 12 p.m. ET NBC News Washington Bureau Chief Tim Russert hosts a special live edition of his weekly MSNBC program, “Tim Russert,” with guests The New York Times’ Gail Collins, the New York Daily News’ Michael Goodwin, and the New York Post’s Fredric Dicker, who give a local perspective to the campaigns of former mayor Rudy Giuliani and Sen. Hillary Clinton, as well as a look at Saturday’s caucuses and primary.
MSNBC will continue live coverage all afternoon, with Alex Witt anchoring 1-2 p.m. ET, Norah O’Donnell anchoring 2-4 p.m. ET and David Shuster anchoring live from South Carolina, 4-6 p.m. ET.