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.

Friday, Oct. 3:

The week before the California recall election and Arnold Schwarzenegger finds himself facing accusations of inappropriate behavior toward women and sympathy for Adolf Hilter
Barbara Baker, Schwarzengger's former girlfriend

Celebrities popping pills, praising Hitler and groping women... what does it take to polish a fallen celebrity's image?
Lou Colasuonno of Westfall Partners

Music mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has been in legal trouble before, but now he's being called a killer
John Bostany, plaintiff's lawyer

A federal judge eliminates the death penalty as an option in the Zacarias Moussaoui case
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

David Kay (search)'s in charge of finding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, but so far... his team has found none.
Judith Miller, New York Times correspondent

The Big Story’s "candidate of the day" in the California recall election
Tom McClintock, Republican hopeful

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

Topics and guests subject to change.