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 ButtigiegButtigieg: We 'probably are' on cusp of recession Chris Wallace becomes Trump era's 'equal opportunity inquisitor' Fighter pilot vs. astronaut match-up in Arizona could determine control of Senate MORE, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on his inaugural show Saturday.


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 ScarboroughPelosi refers to McConnell as 'Moscow Mitch' Scarborough criticized for retweeting account claiming 'no way' Epstein's death was suicide Trump hits MSNBC's Donny Deutsch over new TV show MORE and Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiBrzezinski fires back at Trump after he lashes out at 'Morning Joe': 'I'm sad and disgusted' Trump rips Scarborough, Brzezinski: 'Morning Joe & Psycho ratings have really crashed' Scarborough implores Democrats: Go hard after Trump or he'll win in 2020 MORE.

The 61-year-old New York City native is a staunch critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated 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."