MSNBC Slates Documentaries on Obama and Romney TVNewser

In the runup to the Republican and Democratic conventions, MSNBC will present two documentaries about the presidential candidates, reports "Mitt Romney: The Making of a Candidate" will be hosted by Chuck Todd, while Chris Matthews will host "Barack Obama: Making History."

The Romney doc airs on the network on Friday, Aug. 24, at 10 p.m. ET, while the Obama production is set for Monday, Sept. 3, at 10 p.m. ET.

The Romney family will be prominently displayed in the Romney production, which will emphasize his background in business, his Mormon faith and how he interacts with his staff. The Obama documentary includes interviews with Vice President Joe Biden and campaign advisers Caroline Kennedy and David Axelrod.