The way TV reported on the anniversary of the January 6 rebellion

To mark the one-year anniversary of the January 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, networks have scheduled schedules throughout the day.

From specials to Paramount+ archives, these shows will look not only at the attacks themselves, but also the events that led to what happened. (For some networks, programming for anniversaries starts from the previous date.) Read on to find out how television is covering January 6.


ABC News coverage includes reports and interviews from chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas, White House chief correspondent Cecilia Vega, senior White House correspondent Mary Bruce, congressional correspondent Rachel Scott, and White House correspondent MaryAlice. Parks, reporter Stephanie Ramos, and Washington senior reporter Devin Dwyer.

World news tonight anchor David Muir is leading coverage for the network, with special reports (in addition to his interviews with three of the Capitol’s officers who testified before the committee Jan. aired on Wednesdays).

Outside Good Morning America and GMA3: What you need to knowcoverage of early in the day, Night is dedicating her performance to the anniversary, with co-manager Juju Chang in Washington, DC SeeThe Hot Topics conversation will include the latest headlines on events, in addition, the show will include guests Bob Woodward and Robert Costa (authors, Hazardous).

ABC News Live will include flashbacks from ABC News reporters and producers who covered the 2021 riots as well as roundtables and interviews with families and community is grappling with its results. Anchor Linsey Davis on ABC News Live Prime will revisit how that day affected families, with children who abandoned their parents.

Stream on Hulu and ABC News Live, documentaries Homegrown: Fighting Rebellion provides a look at the dates, events, and conversations leading up to January 6, 2021, from the perspective of anti-government groups. Interviews included Ammon Bundy, a former Oath-keeper, extremism experts, and several ABC News reporters who were on Capitol Hill that day.

Nightline's Juju Chang

NightJuju Chang’s (Walt Disney Television / Heidi Gutman)


Norah O’Donnell will anchor CBS Evening News from the United States Capitol and joined by John Dickerson to discuss the state of the country a year later. Then on January 9 60 minutes, O’Donnell will introduce Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps, an oral history project he started 18 years ago that is now the largest single collection of human voices ever recorded. record. Isay will discuss “One Small Step,” his new project to engage Americans from all over the country politically to stop eviling each other and start communicating face-to-face.

CBS News’ online news service, CBSN, will provide all-day coverage with interviews with lawmakers including Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), and discussions with lawmakers CBS News reporters include chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes, chief justice and national affairs correspondent Jeff Pegues, White House senior correspondent and political correspondent Ed O’Keefe, and reporters Kris Van Cleave and Nikole Killion on the January 6 investigation. That led to the special addition of the daily political agenda, Red and blue, at 5/4c and 8/7c. It will be hosted by CBSN host Elaine Quijano from the CBS Television Center in New York, with CBS News chief correspondent in Washington, Major Garrett in Washington DC, and include conversations with analyst CBS News chief political officer and senior national correspondent John Dickerson, election and survey director Anthony Salvanto, and senior investigative reporter Catherine Herridge.


Live from the Capitol: January 6, a year later will air at 8/7c. The two-hour special honors the heroes who defended our democracy in the face of an uprising and will be streamed live from National Statuary Hall. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Jake Tapper will feature key members of Congress across political paths, including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Select Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, and Vice Chairman of the Committee. Select Committee Liz Cheney, Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Representative Jason Crow, Representative Veronica Escobar, Representative Ruben Gallego, Representative Dan Kildee, Representative Susan Wild, and Representative Jamie Raskin. Joining also were US congressional police officers Harry Dunn and Sergeant Aquiliano Gonell, DC Metropolitan Police Michael Fanone and Daniel Hodges, and members of the US congressional community, paying their respects to Mr. with those who thwarted a potential coup.

Fox News

The network will deliver live coverage throughout the day, including reports from congressional correspondent Chad Pergram, who will be on Capitol Hill in 2021, congressional correspondent Aishah Hasnie, White House correspondent Peter Doocy and Jacqui Heinrich, and reporter David Spunt. Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) will join Bret Baier on Urgent report at 6/5c to discuss the latest developments in the investigation.


NBC News will cover celebratory events in DC throughout the day.

On MSNBC at 4/3c, Nicolle Wallace, Ari Melber, Joy Reid, Chris Hayes, Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell will look at all angles of the uprising, interviewing lawmakers in the Capitol Building today. that day and consider the emotional breakdown following the attack in Democracy in peril.

At 6:30/5:30c on NBC, Lester Holt will set anchor NBC Nightly News from DC with an exclusive interview to air with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a report on some of the forgotten heroes of the uprising: the custodian who helped clean up after the deadly attack.

On CNBC, News with Shepard Smith takes viewers through the events of the attack on US Capitol Hill, including what happened behind the scenes and where today’s investigation is located.

Supreme +

The streaming service has scrapped a six-part documentary, InDivisible – Heal Hate, narrated by Mandy Patinkin, traces the origins of anti-government extremism and how it builds upon a series of deadly historical events over the decades to culminate in the 6th Day riots January. It is told through voices from across ideologies, retelling their stories and addressing the questions, why we have become so divided, and what can be done to heal grudges. ?

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Caroline Bleakley

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