Weekend talk shows: The economy continues to be a hot topic


The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer The economy: White House economic advisor Austan Goolsbee; assassination attempt: former Iraqi prime minister Dr. Ayad Allawi. 3 p.m. CNN

McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET



Today Easter brunch; energy bars and drinks. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC

State of the Union With Candy Crowley The economy, jobs: White House economic advisor Lawrence H. Summers; U.S.-Israeli relations, Mideast peace prospects: Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren. 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Saints; a profile of Dame Edna; Mo Rocca on team sports; gospel music. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS


Fareed Zakaria GPS The environment. 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

The Chris Matthews Show (N) 7:30 a.m. KNBC

Meet the Press The economy, unemployment: White House economic advisor Dr. Christina Romer; national security, domestic terrorism: Rep. Jane Harman (D-Venice), Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week The economy: White House economic advisor Lawrence H. Summers; jobs, Wall Street: former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan. (N) 8 a.m. KABC


Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Obama’s domestic agenda, the environment, the economy: Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.); midterm elections: Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield). (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources Obama and the media; GOP fundraising scandal; Catholic Church sex abuse coverage. 8 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Healthcare reform. (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

Amanpour China; rebuilding Rwanda. 11 and 2 p.m. CNN


60 Minutes Patenting human genes; Ugandans become less fearful of the HIV virus. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS