MSNBC's Donny Deutsch to launch new show with Buttigieg interview

MSNBC's Donny Deutsch to launch new show with Buttigieg interview
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MSNBC announced Friday it will launch a new show, “Saturday Night Politics with Donny Deutsch,” as part of the network's expansion of weekend programming.

Deutsch, a prominent advertising executive and NBC News and MSNBC contributor, will feature an interview with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump says no legislation until Dems end probes Harris readies a Phase 2 as she seeks to rejuvenate campaign 2020 Dems put spotlight on disabilities issues MORE, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on his inaugural show Saturday.

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MSNBC says the program "draws from Deutsch’s decades-long experience in marketing, advertising and political consulting to explore the most effective messaging and strategies of presidential candidates and how they are presenting themselves to American voters.

MSNBC, Fox News and CNN have all expanded live programming into the weekends.

Deutsch is most often seen on the network's "Morning Joe" with Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughScarborough compares Trump to the 'short, fat little man' behind the curtain in 'The Wizard of Oz' Scarborough calls Buttigieg 'the future of the Democratic Party' Brzezinski urges Warren to do Fox News town hall: Candidates should be able to 'walk into any fire' MORE and Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiThe Hill's 12:30 Report: McGahn inflames Dem divisions on impeachment Scarborough calls Buttigieg 'the future of the Democratic Party' Brzezinski urges Warren to do Fox News town hall: Candidates should be able to 'walk into any fire' MORE.

The 61-year-old New York City native is a staunch critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFeinstein, Iranian foreign minister had dinner amid tensions: report The Hill's Morning Report - Trump says no legislation until Dems end probes Harris readies a Phase 2 as she seeks to rejuvenate campaign MORE, often leveling personal attacks on him.

During a recent roundtable discussion on the show, Deutsch mocked the president's appearance, calling him one of the most "repulsive physically-looking humans I’ve ever seen."