PunditFact previews the Oct. 12 Sunday shows

Former CIA director Leon Panetta will appear on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Oct. 12, 2014, to discuss his new book and President Barack Obama's policies.
Former CIA director Leon Panetta will appear on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Oct. 12, 2014, to discuss his new book and President Barack Obama's policies.

Every Friday PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

The list is updated as shows announce their guests.

 Fox News Sunday (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guests: Former solicitor general Ted Olson, Family Research Council's Tony Perkins.

A topic sure to be discussed: Supreme Court not taking up same-sex marriage cases.

The pundit panel: Carly Fiorina, Brit Hume, Amy Walter, Bob Woodward.

 CBS Face the Nation (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guests: Former CIA director Leon Panetta.

A topic sure to be discussed: National security and Ebola.

The pundit panel:  David Ignatius, Peggy Noonan, Susan Page, David Rohde. 

 CNN State of the Union (9 a.m.)

Big guests: RNC chairman Reince Priebus and DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

A topic sure to be discussed: Midterm elections.

The pundit panel: S.E. Cupp, Newt Gingrich, Marc Lamont Hill, Neera Tanden.

 NBC Meet the Press (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guests: U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice.

A topic sure to be discussed: Ebola outbreak.

The pundit panel: Tom Brokaw, Helene Cooper, Sara Fagen, Robert Gibbs.

 ABC This Week (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guest: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.

A topic sure to be discussed: ISIS.

The pundit panel: Donna Brazile, Matthew Dowd, Bill Kristol.