Weekend broadcasts of NBC Nightly News (Jan. 19 and 20, 6:30 p.m. ET) and Today (Jan. 20, 8 a.m. ET) cover the events leading into the formal ceremony on Monday, while Sunday’s edition of Meet the Press (Jan. 20, 9 a.m. ET) will feature host David Gregory moderating a roundtable discussion about President Obama’s second term, featuring presidential historian Doria Kearns Goodwin, NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, former Obama senior adviser David Axelrod and NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel.
At 11:55am ET on Jan. 20, Lester Holt will anchor a special report, along with David Gregory, as President Obama takes the oath of office in a brief ceremony at the White House.
On Jan. 21, Today (7 a.m. ET) hosts Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales, Al Roker and Willie Geist will lead a special edition of the show from Washington, D.C.
Then, starting at 10 a.m. ET and ending at approximately 4 p.m. ET, Brian Williams will anchor coverage of the Obama inauguration from Capitol Hill, joined by David Gregory and Savannah Guthrie. Other contributors will include Tom Brokaw, Chuck Todd, Lester Holt, Andrea Mitchell, Kelly O’Donnell, Luke Russert, Ron Mott, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, Al Roker, Erica Hill, Tamron Hall, Craig Melvin, Peter Alexander, Kristen Welker and Richard Engel.
Brian Williams will also anchor an expanded, one-hour edition of NBC Nightly News from Washington, D.C., at 6:30 p.m. ET.