Hardball with Chris Matthews was the highest-rated show across MSNBC's prime time lineup Wednesday night with 245K viewers in the 25-54 demo and 922K total viewers. Those numbers put Chris Matthews ahead of The Rachel Maddow Show, which had 229K in the demo and 910K total viewers.
Barack Obama may have given Chris Matthews a "thrill" up his leg, but the MSNBC host is pretty excited about Hillary Clinton in 2016. Matthews is so worked up that on Monday night wondered if Republicans have "given up on beating" Clinton. Show More Summary
Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Clarence Page this week about why the fight between Rand Paul and Dick Cheney is about more than just policy. Watch here:
Chris Matthews did his best on Wednesday to get Jimmy Carter to fulsomely endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016, but just couldn't quite get a satisfying answer. In an interview on Hardball, Matthews began by noting how the former...Show More Summary
MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews claimed Wednesday while sitting on a politics panel at a heavily-attended event in New York City that President Barack Obama's opponents were hell-bent on hindering his progress before he even took the oath of office. The "Hardball" anchor also called the 2016 presidential party tickets for Democrat Hillary Clinton and GOP Senator Rand Paul.
Former President Jimmy Carter joined MSNBC's Chris Matthews for an interview on Hardball Wednesday and made some news by saying he does not think the United States should bomb Iran even if they were to succeed in building an operational nuclear weapon.
ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount says receiver Chris Matthews of the Canadian Football League will be this year's unknown who steps up for the Seahawks.
Chris Matthews's claim that Cheney invaded Iraq for his oil interests would be more persuasive if he would identify Sheldon Adelson, the Republican Party's largest giver, as having an overriding interest in Israel. But Chris won't go there. Time Magazine will.
David Corn joined Chris Matthews on MSNBC's Hardball to discuss his latest scoop documenting Rand Paul's accusation that Dick Cheney pushed for the Iraq War so that Halliburton would profit. David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter.
While The Rachel Maddow Show was #1 in total viewers on MSNBC Friday night, the show trailed Hardball with Chris Matthews, The Ed Show, PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton and All In with Chris Hayes in the 25-54 demo. Rachel Maddow's show had 855K total viewers but only 119K in the demo.
On Thursday night, Hardball with Chris Matthews was the highest rated show in the 25-54 demo across MSNBC's schedule with 254K viewers. Chris Matthews came within 2K of beating Fox's On The Record with Greta Van Susteren, which had 256K in the demo.
Chris Matthews made a guest appearance Thursday on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation and showcased a hilarious lack of self-awareness regarding his network, especially his own show. The Hardball host sneered at the idea that a political campaign’s TV ads amount to free speech, insisting that they are no different than Coca-Cola commercials. Show More Summary
On Thursday's Hardball, host Chris Matthews and guest Joan Walsh called conservatives who disputed the administration's ObamaCare enrollment numbers as "birthers" and "truthers." "What can you say about these guys besides they are health care enrollment truthers right now," Matthews insisted. Show More Summary
Ohio State University seniors are none too pleased to be having Chris Matthews as their commencement speaker, and it's not simply a question of politics, reports Collin Binkley of the Columbus Dispatch. No, it seems many Buckeyes don't...Show More Summary
Fresh from his induction into the Irish-American Hall of Fame, MSNBC host Chris Matthews will soon be off to give this year's commencement address at Ohio State University—much to the chagrin of some OSU students.
To want to be on television requires an odd blend of hubris, drive and insecurity. The industry itself feeds into that seemingly contradictory concoction and exasperates it the more successful you become. Some television news figures can hide it better than others from the camera. Show More Summary
Breaking from its more collaborative selection process, Ohio State University's provost invited MSNBC host Chris Matthews to be the school's next commencement speaker. This choice has not garnered student approval. In its announcement,...Show More Summary
Top TV news talent often serve as college commencement speakers, but MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is receiving a frosty welcome from THE Ohio State University. The Columbus Dispatch reports: News that Matthews will speak hasn’t been well-received among students, said Taylor Stepp, president of the undergraduate student government. Show More Summary