Genre: Public Affairs, Politics
Premise: Jennifer Granholm, who served as governor of Michigan from 2003 to 2011, hosts this nightly show that covers the news of the day as it affects politics, including the 2012 election cycle. Granholm is joined by guests -- including political insiders, campaign veterans, opinionated leaders, newsmakers and entertainers -- who provide their commentary on political issues. The program takes viewers inside key election races from the local level up to the hard-fought national campaigns. Among the commentators who regularly stop by ``The War Room'' are former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and political strategist Celinda Lake.