Chris Matthews
Talk Show Host, Author

Allegations Summary:
Sexual Harassment
Industry:
Alleged Victim Gender:
Female

Chris Matthews is a political commentator, talk show host, and author who is best known as the host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews. He’s also the author of several popular books, including Bobby Kennedy: A Raging SpiritTip and the Gipper: When Politics WorkedJack Kennedy: Elusive HeroLife’s a Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me About Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation, and SuccessAmerican: Beyond our Grandest Notions, and Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think.

In December 2017, several publications wrote about a 1999 sexual harassment settlement that was paid out by NBC for Matthew’s alleged behavior.  He was accused of making sexual comments.

In February 2020, a guest on his Hardball with Chris Matthews program complained that he made inappropriate sexual comments to her.

Film/TV Appearances
as cast member
Speak
Himself
2012
The Campaign
Himself
2012
Top Priority: The Terror Within
Himself - News Anchor (archive footage)
2012
The Ides of March
As Himself
2011
The Undefeated
Himself - Hardball host (archive footage)
2011
Dean and Me: Roadshow of an American Primary
Himself
2008
Swing Vote
Chris Matthews
2008
30 Rock (TV Series - 1 Episode)
2006
Man of the Year
News Anchor #1
2006
The Colbert Report (TV Series - 5 Episodes)
2005
Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series - 13 Episodes)
Self
2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series - 1 Episode)
2003
Mister Sterling (TV Series - 1 Episode)
2003
The West Wing (TV Series - 1 Episode)
1999
Family Guy (TV Series - 1 Episode)
1999
The View (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
1997
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (TV Series - 3 Episodes)
1996
Dave
Himself
1993
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series - 7 Episodes)
1992
Tanner '88 (TV Series - 12 Episodes)
1988
Today (TV Series - 1 Episode)
1952
Hardball with Chris Matthews (TV Series - 35 Episodes)