updated 9/14/2011 5:20:36 PM ET 2011-09-14T21:20:36

“Up w/ Chris Hayes” will debut this weekend on MSNBC, live on Saturdays from 7:00-9:00 a.m. ET and Sundays from 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET. The program will have a focus on politics including the day’s top headlines, newsmaker interviews, and panels of pundits, politicos and voices from outside the mainstream.

House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will join Hayes live in-studio for the premiere broadcast of “Up w/ Chris Hayes” on Saturday, September 17.
You can find “Up w/ Chris Hayes” online and on Facebook.

Chris Hayes, a frequent substitute host for “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” continues as an MSNBC contributor and is Editor-at-Large of The Nation.

Jonathan Larsen is the Executive Producer of “Up w/ Chris Hayes.” Larsen was previously a senior producer on “Countdown” and has worked at both CNN and ABC News.

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