Cable News Channels Going to California


Cable networks are setting their plans for Tuesday’s gubernatorial-recall vote in California.

• Fox News Channel plans to break into its regularly scheduled primetime lineup Tuesday with periodic updates, and at 11 p.m. (EST), Brit Hume will anchor an election report from Washington, D.C.

Special live second editions of Hannity & Colmes
and Greta Van Susteren's On the Record
will air later that night. Van Susteren will be in Los Angeles.

• On Cable News Network, Wolf Blitzer will anchor a special three-hour election report starting at 11 p.m. EST. He'll be joined by CNN's political team of Judy Woodruff, Jeff Greenfield, Candy Crowley and Bill Schneider.

Blitzer will also provide updates during primetime on the East Coast.

• MSNBC's Chris Matthews will preside over five hours of live election coverage from Los Angeles starting at 9 p.m. EST. Joe Scarborough will then anchor election coverage from 2 a.m.-5 a.m. EST.