The 60-minute program begins with a look at the long list of Nebraska politicians who did or did not get in the race for the vacated seat. Then each of the leading candidates is profiled. NET Television Senior Producer/Reporter Mike Tobias visited each contender on the campaign trail, and also did one-on-one studio interviews. Tobias spoke with Republican contenders Pat Flynn and Mike Johanns, and Democratic candidates Scott Kleeb and Tony Raimondo. The in-depth interviews focus on each candidate's background, their influences and their personal politics.