WKMG-Channel 6's "Flashpoint" is taking the show on the road this weekend. You can attend an 11 a.m. Saturday taping at the Things to Do in Florida Expo at Seminole Towne Center.
You can see "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG. Moderator Lauren Rowe's guests in the first two segments are Mark Jaronski, vice president of global communications for Visit Orlando; Adrian Jones, general manager of Legoland Florida; and Corey Oxman, senior animal trainer at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. The guest in the final segment will be Mark Brisson, director of marketing at Fun Spot Attractions.
In other local public-affairs programming this weekend:
WFTV-Channel 9's "Central Florida Spotlight" focuses on the debate over whether to build a soccer-specific stadium in Orlando. The program moderated by Greg Warmoth airs at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Phil Rawlins, president of Orlando City Soccer Club, discusses stadium financing and the upside of bringing a Major League Soccer team to the region. Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer explains his opposition to using tourism tax dollars to finance the project.
News 13's "Political Connections" focuses on the Florida Legislative Session at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday. The channel's Kristin Kane interviews state Sen. Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, about the bills he has sponsored, what he would like to see considered and the leadership of Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville. The topics include Internet cafe legislation, Medicaid funding, and texting while driving. Analysts Lou Frey and Dick Batchelor discuss the legislative session's progress as well as immigration reform in Congress. The program uses PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter to weigh a commercial's claims about jobs and tax cuts.
On "Orlando Matters," host Keith Landry interviews former state Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, and political analyst Jeremiah Jaspon about the hottest issues in this year's legislative session in Tallahassee. The program airs at 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65.