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 ButtigiegChasten Buttigieg: 'I've been dealing with the likes of Rush Limbaugh my entire life' San Diego Union-Tribune endorses Buttigieg 'Where's your spoon?' What we didn't learn in the latest debate 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: Sanders, Trump two big winners last night Scarborough blasts Trump pardons, says 'political hacks' and 'co-conspirators' will be next Scarborough: Media 'parroting' Trump economy when Obama's 'was much stronger' MORE and Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiScarborough: Media 'parroting' Trump economy when Obama's 'was much stronger' Scarborough: Trump would arrest his media critics 'tomorrow' if he could Biden to CBS reporter: 'Why, why, why, why, why?' MORE.

The 61-year-old New York City native is a staunch critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpChasten Buttigieg: 'I've been dealing with the likes of Rush Limbaugh my entire life' Lawmakers paint different pictures of Trump's 'opportunity zone' program We must not turn our heads from the effects of traumatic brain injuries 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."