DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION IN CHARLOTTE:
MSNBC will present special programming on Labor Day – Monday, September 3 – starting with a two-hour “Daily Rundown” (8:00 -10:00 a.m.) hosted by Chuck Todd from the EpiCentre courtyard. Regular MSNBC programming will continue throughout the day. “Barack Obama: Making History,” hosted by Chris Matthews, will air on Monday, September 3 at 10 p.m. ET.
“Way too Early with Willie Geist” (5:30 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. ET) and “Morning Joe” (6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET) will be live from BlackFinn restaurant at the EpiCentre from September 4 – 7. The restaurant will be open to the public during the live show.
Chuck Todd will host “Daily Rundown” (9:00-10:00 a.m. ET) and Andrea Mitchell will host “Andrea Mitchell Reports” (1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET) from inside the Time Warner Area. Chuck, Andrea, and other hosts including Steve Kornacki, will contribute live reports throughout the day for MSNBC from Charlotte.
“Hardball with Chris Matthews” live at 5 p.m. ET from an outdoor set in the courtyard at the EpiCentre. Special primetime coverage of the conventions will be live from 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET September 4-6. Primetime coverage will be hosted by Rachel Maddow with Chris Matthews joined by Ed Schultz, Lawrence O’Donnell, Rev. Al Sharpton, Chris Hayes and campaign strategist Steve Schmidt. Contributors will include Alex Wagner, Melissa Harris-Perry, Former RNC chairman Michael Steele, Washington Post’s Ezra Klein, Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, Frm. Gov. Ed Rendell, and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson.
In Charlotte, MSNBC will present an interactive consumer experience from September 4-6 located at Enso restaurant in the EpiCentre courtyard. Fans can expect daily “Morning Joe” and primetime viewing parties, host meet and greets, personalized souvenir button-making, photo booths, show giveaways, refreshments, charging stations and free wi-fi. There will also be an interactive social media component, allowing visitors and viewers to join in the MSNBC conversation. Full programming schedule including chats with talent and producers, behind the scenes viewing events, and interactive photo booth features will be posted daily on the conventions tab @ facebook.com/msnbc