George Zimmerman: Diana Tennis, Bill Sheaffer discuss trial

Staff writer

"The Biggest Loser," Orlando sports and the George Zimmerman trial will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:

Diana Tennis, legal analyst for WOFL-Channel 35, will discuss the trial on "Orlando Matters" at 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. Tennis recaps trial highlights from this week and previews next week. Host Keith Landry interviews Tennis.

Bill Sheaffer, legal analyst for WFTV-Channel 9, looks at the trial on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV. In the live telecast Sheaffer will walk viewers through the ups and downs for the state and defense, moderator Greg Warmoth said. Sheaffer will expand on his view that Zimmerman won't take the stand. And Sheaffer will explore "what the state may ask for at the end to help chances of conviction," Warmoth said. 

Ali Vincent, the first female winner of "The Biggest Loser," will be Lauren Rowe's guest on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Vincent has her own show, "Live Big," on the Live Well Network. "She is an inspiration that will get you moving!" Rowe said.


"Political Connections" takes up Orlando's bid for Major League Soccer at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. Anchor Ybeth Bruzual interviews Pat Williams of the Orlando Magic and George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel. Anchor Jackie Brockington talks to Phil Rawlins of Orlando City Soccer  and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. They discuss stadium funding, fan support, taxpayer dollars and the potential of Orlando getting a Major League Soccer franchise. Each guest also shares his view on the best way for Orlando to proceed in landing a franchise. The program uses PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter to weigh Gov. Rick Scott's claim about the number of tax cuts he has made while in office.


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