Programming notes

*** Friday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up with guest host Luke Russert: An exclusive interview by one of us (!!!) with U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul… Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) on why they back a strike on Syria and with what limits… Plus live coverage of the POTUS 9:50amET press conference with the Gaggle of NBC’s Kasie Hunt, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: Fill-in Host Craig Melvin interviews MSNBC “Disrupt” Host Karen Finney on whether the president should give a primetime address on Syria… Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) will discuss why he’s on the fence on a military strike… And former Economic adviser to VP Biden Jared Bernstein and Business Insider Politics Editor Josh Barro will talk about today’s jobs report and whether a strike on Syria would hurt the economy. 

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include Executive Editor Richard Wolffe, MSNBC host Melissa Harris Perry, the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson, state Sen. Angela Giron – who’s facing a recall on Tuesday in Colorado – and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Luke Russert, filling in for Andrea Mitchell, interviews Rep. Bill Pascrell, former Rep. Jane Harman, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Jonathan Capehart, USA Today’s Susan Page and NBC’s Kate Snow, Keir Simmons and Pete Williams.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Northwestern University professor Ian Hurd on whether the U.S. should strike Syria… Tamron will also interview Sergio Garcia, an undocumented immigrant who passed the bar and is fighting the DOJ for the right to practice… And the Boston Globe’s Mike Bello joins the program to talk about Aaron Hernandez’s arraignment at 2:00 pm ET. 

*** Saturday's and Sunday's "Weekends with Alex Witt": As part of her weekly "Office Politics" series, MSNBC's Alex Witt interviews Wes Moore.