How the networks are covering Wednesday’s Mueller testimony

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

Former special counsel Robert Mueller is set to testify before Congress Wednesday, July 24, 2019 — and that means it’s time for wall-to-wall coverage across both broadcast, cable and streaming.

Here’s a rundown of each network’s plans.

Note that all times and preemptions are listed for the eastern time zone; schedules may vary in other time zones.

ABC News

  • ABC News will have coverage beginning at 8:30 a.m. eastern with chief anchor George Stephanopoulos.
  • Half of the second hour of “GMA” will be pre-empted.
  • World News Tonight” anchor David Muir will join from Washington, D.C. and anchor from there Wednesday evening.
  • Chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas, congressional correspondent Mary Bruce, chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl and senior White House reporter Cecilia Vega will join coverage.
  • Streaming coverage will be carried on ABC News Live as well as streaming platforms and mobile apps.
  • Devin Dwyer will helm coverage on streaming platforms.
  • Trevor Ault and Mona Kosar Abdi will provide coverage for ABC affiliates via NewsOne along with Thomas and the network’s political director Rick Klein.

CBS News

  • Norah O’Donnell will anchor coverage starting at 8:20 a.m. under the “High Stakes and History” banner.
  • Joining O’Donnell is a team including chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett, White House correspondent Paula Reid, chief Congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues.
  • The network’s streaming service CBSN will offer coverage starting at 7 a.m.
  • Vladimir Duthiers and Anne Marie Green will anchor CBSN’s coverage.
  • CBS Evening News” will broadcast from Washington Wednesday as well.
  • Although “CBS This Morning” will have much of its second hour pre-empted in the east, it will provide coverage beforehand.


  • CNN will air live coverage headed by Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper from Washington.
  • Coverage will also be available on CNN’s various apps and digital platforms, including CNN Go.


  • C-SPAN will provide live coverage on C-SPAN3.