Hardball chris matthews free pdf with Chris Matthews is an American television talk show on MSNBC, broadcast weekdays at 7 PM ET hosted by Chris Matthews. The current title was derived from a book Matthews wrote in 1988, Hardball: How Politics Is Played Told by One Who Knows the Game. Hardball is a talking-head style cable news show, in which the moderator advances opinions on a wide range of topics, focusing primarily on current political issues.
These issues are discussed with a panel of guests that usually consists of political analysts and sometimes include politicians. Matthews starts each episode with a brief comment on a current story and follows it with the invitation, “Let’s play hardball.
It also runs in a “Best of” format Saturday mornings at 5 AM. Hardball began airing in 1997 on CNBC and then switched to airing on MSNBC in 1999. Hardball has had a variety of guest hosts when Chris Matthews is unavailable. The most regular guest hosts as of late are Steve Kornacki, Joy Reid, Mike Barnicle, Chuck Todd, Ron Reagan and Michael Smerconish.