01 Feb 2012 10:35 AM
“MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY” TO DEBUT ON MSNBC SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 10AM-NOON ET
 
 



“MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY” TO DEBUT ON MSNBC SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 10AM-NOON ET

NEW YORK, NY—February 1, 2012—MSNBC Contributor, author and Tulane Professor Melissa Harris-Perry will debut her eponymous weekend program, “Melissa Harris-Perry,” on Saturday, February 18 at 10 AM ET. Melissa’s show will be live from 10a-noon ET both Saturday and Sunday.

“Melissa Harris-Perry” will focus on national politics and will explore the intersections of culture, art and community issues that go beyond the beltway. A panel and guest-driven conversation featuring penetrating political analysis and humor, the show will continuously challenge the definition of “politics” and will push the boundaries of what we know, how we know it, and where we get our information.

Find Melissa on Facebook at Facebook.com/MHPShow, and get the conversation going now on Twitter at @MHPShow. More original “Melissa Harris-Perry” content will also be available soon on MSNBC.com.

With the addition of Melissa to the MSNBC weekend roster, the Saturday and Sunday schedules will run as follows: “Up w/Chris Hayes” will air 8-10 a.m. ET, “Melissa Harris-Perry” will air from 10 a.m.-noon ET, and “Weekends with Alex Witt” will air noon-2 p.m. ET (as well as 7-8 a.m. ET on Saturdays).


 

For more information contact:

Weesie Vieira
MSNBC
t:212-664-3653
e: weesie.vieira@nbcuni.com
 

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