Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” Line-Up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts will have live coverage of President Obama’s health care speech. He’ll interview Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein about the government shutdown showdown. Today’s Agenda Panel includes: Viviana Hurtado of the Wise Latina Club, The Root’s Corey Dade, and The Huffington Post’s Sabrina Siddiqui. 

*** Friday’s NOW with Alex Wagner: Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, US Department of Health and Human Services (@Sebelius) from Dallas, Andrew Bacevich, Boston University, Professor of International Relations, Benjamin Wallace-Wells, Contributing Editor, New York Magazine (@benwallacewells), Howard Fineman, Editorial Director, Huffington Post Media/msnbc Analyst (@howardfineman).

*** Friday’s Andrea Mitchell Reports: Andrea will interview State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judah, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Fmr. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.

*** Thursday’s News Nation with Tamron Hall: Joining Tamron today: Rep. Karen Bass, The Washington post’s Nia Malika Henderson, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, and Terrorism analyst Roger Cressey.