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Programming notes

*** Friday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Today’s guests include Huffington Post’s Amanda Terkel, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Reason Magazine’s Matt Welch, former FBI profiler Clint Van Zandt, political analyst Zerlina Maxwell, and “Parkland” director Peter Landesman.

*** Friday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) and MSNBC contributor Robert Gibbs on the government shutdown.  Today’s Agenda panel includes The Atlantic’s Molly Ball, Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Josh Rogin and The Root’s Keli Goff.  Ethicist Anita Allen discusses the attack involving a motorist and several motorcyclists in New York City.  And today’s Go and Do features BR McDonald and the Veteran Artist Program.

*** Friday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Guests include Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith, MSNBC’s Karen Finney, the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson, and New York Magazine’s Jon Chait.

*** Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviewsSen. Claire McCaskill, Sen. Chris Coons, Rep. Michael Burgess and NBC's Meredit Vieira, Kristen Welker, Kelly O'Donnell, Luke Russert and The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza.

*** Friday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Reuters columnist Zachary Karabell, and The Daily Beast’s David Freelander on the shutdown

*** Saturday’s and Sunday’s “Weekends with Alex Witt”: As part of her weekly “Office Politics” segment, MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews former Obama administration “auto czar” Steve Rattner.

*** Saturday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up: Craig Melvin’s guests include Jared Bernstein, former economic policy adviser to Vice Pres. Biden; Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY); The Blaze’s Amy Holmes; Syndicated columnist Bob Franken; Democratic strategist Christine Niedermeier; Politico’s Jonathan Allen; Newsweek/Daily Beast’s Jamelle Bouie; The Atlantic’s Karl Taro Greenfield; National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel and teacher Lauren Overton

*** Sunday’s “MSNBC Live Weekends” line-up: Craig Melvin’s guests include Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Reuters columnist Zachary Karabell; Bob Herbert of Demos; The Grio’s Perry Bacon; actor Brian Yang