No news this week was big enough to war­rant a sweep of the talk shows. Accord­ing to Politico, here’s the lineup for this week:

Meet the Press (NBC) — Repub­li­can National Com­mit­tee Chair­man Reince Priebus is inter­viewed against Obama cam­paign strate­gist David Axelrod.

This Week (ABC) — Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Bar­ney Frank (D-​​Newton, MA) will talk about his impend­ing retire­ment after over three decades in the House. Also, for­mer Penn­syl­va­nia Sen­a­tor Rick San­to­rum, who is amaz­ingly still run­ning for Pres­i­dent, tries to make it sound as if he has a chance. Then, Angelina Jolie dis­cusses her work with the United Nations Refugee Agency.

Face the Nation (CBS) — Priebus is paired up here with for­mer White House press sec­re­tary Robert Gibbs.

State of the Union (CNN) — Two more Repub­li­can Pres­i­den­tial hope­less hope­fuls: Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Ron Paul (R-​​Lake Jack­son, TX) and Michele Bach­mann (R-​​Stillwater, MN), plus the last GOP nom­i­nee, Sen­a­tor John McCain (R-​​AZ). Also, for­mer White House bud­get direc­tor Alice Rivlin and for­mer Con­gres­sional Bud­get Office Direc­tor Dou­glas Holtz-​​Eakin dis­cuss the lat­est unem­ploy­ment numbers.

Fox News Sun­day — Bachmann’s here, too, along with Gang of Six Sen­a­tors Kent Con­rad (D-​​ND) and Tom Coburn (R-​​OK), who will talk about the debt and how to address it.

News­mak­ers (CSPAN) — National Eco­nomic Coun­cil Direc­tor Gene Sper­ling is inter­viewed by The Wall Street  Jour­nal’s Ger­ald Seib and The Econ­o­mist’s Greg Ip.

Polit­i­cal Cap­i­tal (Bloomberg TV) —  House Energy and Com­merce Com­mit­tee mem­ber Fred Upton (R-​​St. Joseph, MI) is inter­viewed here.