Watch Hardball with Chris Matthews
- 2020 Seasons
Ever since the first Eisenhower campaign Chris Matthews has been interested in politics. His early interest and participation make him uniquely suited for the kind of show he currently hosts. The show, Politics With Chris Matthews, originally aired on Americas Talking. At that time it was on CNBC. The current title comes from the title of a book by Chris Matthews that was published in 1988. It is called Hardball:How Politics Is Played Told by One Who Knows the Game. The Chris Matthews show is a news commentary type show. It has a host who proposes an opinion to a panel of quests. The panel consists of political analysts and occasionally politicians. The show is not a stranger to controversy. Matthews is not afraid to question the answers of his guests. Hardball began airing on CNBC in 1997, and currently airs on MSNBC. There is also a best of version that runs on Saturday mornings at 5:00am.