TV-Chris Matthews

December 27, 2012 - 9:32 AM
FILE - This May 5, 2009 file photo shows Chris Matthews arriving at the Time 100 Gala, in New York. The veteran MSNBC host raised his profile as much as any member of the television commentariat during the 2012 presidential campaign. His 5 p.m. "Hardball" show has seen viewership jump by 24 percent this year from 2011, 17 percent for the rerun two hours later. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)