MSNBC Announces “Super Week” Political Coverage

Today MSNBC announced plans for their so-called “Super Week” coverage of the forthcoming Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary.

The details from today’s press release:

MSNBC will present continuing live coverage from Iowa and New Hampshire, with daily reports from correspondent David Shuster, on the ground in Iowa now. “Morning Joe” will telecast live from Iowa Thursday morning and live from New Hampshire on Friday, 6-9 a.m. ET. Tucker Carlson will anchor “Tucker” live from Iowa on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET, and live from New Hampshire on Thursday and Friday with the John McCain campaign. On Thursday night, coverage of the caucuses continues with a special live “Hardball with Chris Matthews” at 7 p.m. ET and a special edition of “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” at 8 p.m. ET. Election results will be reported throughout the evening as they become available. Olbermann and Matthews will anchor live coverage of caucus results from MSNBC Election Headquarters in New York beginning at 9 p.m. ET, with NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams and “Meet the Press” moderator and NBC News Washington bureau chief Tim Russert contributing from Iowa and panelists including Pat Buchanan, Newsweek’s Howard Fineman, Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post and Rachel Maddow of Air America. Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw will also appear to provide analysis. MSNBC Chief Washington Correspondent Norah O’Donnell will provide up-to-the-minute entrance polling analysis.

MSNBC’s New Hampshire primary coverage will include poll results and analysis throughout the day on Jan. 8, with live coverage of primary returns beginning at 6 p.m. ET, anchored by Matthews and Olbermann in New York, with reports from Williams and Russert in New Hampshire.