Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Thursday, Oct. 2:

The Los Angeles Times brings out the trash, detailing Arnold Schwarzenegger's questionable treatment of women in years past
Dan Walters, columnist for the Sacramento Bee

Were Rush Limbaugh's comments about a Philadelphia Eagles quarterback racist or right?
Stephen A. Smith of the Philadelphia Inquirer

The Justice Department will be throwing a wider net as investigators try to find out who leaked the name of an undercover CIA officer
Sidney Blumenthal, former adviser to Bill Clinton

The Big Story’s "candidate of the day" in the California recall election
Mary Carey Cook, adult film actress

The Hummer has become the most politically divisive vehicle on the road today
Holly Reich, automotive writer for the New York Daily News

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

Topics and guests subject to change.