The Jackson Confirmation Hearings: PBS NewsHour Special Report

March 21, 2022

Watch Day 4 of Confirmation Hearing with PBS NewsHour live coverage.
Updated March 24, 2022

The Jackson Confirmation Hearings: PBS NewsHour Special Report will provide live coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. She currently serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. President Biden has nominated Judge Jackson to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Jackson will be the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

On Thursday, March 24, the committee will hear from legal experts before an eventual vote to move her nomination to the Senate floor. Coverage will be carried by PBS NewsHour online only and begin at approximately 8:45 a.m.

Thirteen and PBS NewsHour will stream the coverage here (above), on PBS NewsHour YouTube or social channels, and on the PBS NewsHour official site. During the confirmation hearings, PBS NewsHour‘s Judy Woodruff will anchor in the mornings and Amna Nawaz will anchor in the afternoons.

If you don’t have time to watch during the day, tune-in or livestream PBS NewsHour weeknights at 7 p.m. on THIRTEEN for summary reports, or stream clips on our PBS NewsHour program page.

March 21 Archived Video

The Senate hearing on Monday, March 21, is expected to begin at 11 a.m. and include opening statements by the lawmakers and Judge Jackson.

For a 10-minute summary of Day 1, see this PBS NewsHour report by John Yang, also featuring congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins and PBS NewsHour legal analyst Marcia Coyle, of the National Law Journal, who join Judy Woodruff to unpack the developments at the hearing.

March 22 Archived Video

For a 10-minute summary of Day 2, see this PBS NewsHour report by John Yang, also featuring congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins and PBS NewsHour legal analyst Marcia Coyle, of the National Law Journal, who join Judy Woodruff to unpack the developments at the hearing.

Law professors dissected the Jackson confirmation hearings to-date with Judy Woodruff in a nine-minute PBS NewsHour segment.

March 23 Archived Video

Federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson pledged Wednesday during the Senate nomination hearing that she would have no agendas if she becomes the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. PBS NewsHour provides two reports on Day 3. Watch John Yang’s report and an analysis segment with Saikrishna Prakash, a University of Virginia law professor and former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, and Melody Barnes, executive director of the Karsh Institute of Democracy at the University of Virginia.

March 24

On Thursday, the committee will hear from legal experts before an eventual vote to move her nomination to the Senate floor. Coverage will be carried by PBS NewsHour online only.

Broadcast on WLIW World Channel

To watch gavel to gavel coverage of the Senate hearing on broadcast television, watch World WLIW on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

OVER THE AIR Channel 21-3

SPECTRUM 1278
COMCAST (LONG HILL) 135; (CARMEL, HERITAGE HILLS) 244; (JERSEY CITY, MEADOWLANDS, UNION) 267
OPTIMUM 132
VERIZON FIOS 473

WLIW World channel schedule.

On April 28, 2021, Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Pool