How the networks are covering Wednesday’s Mueller testimony

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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.