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Referenced in 

The West Wing: The Lame Duck Congress (2000) (TV Episode)
A reporter asks C.J. a question about Senator Mitchel appearing on the show.
Saturday Night Live: Brittany Murphy/Nelly (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Donahue
The West Wing: Message of the Week (2005) (TV Episode)
Josh watches Arnie Vinick appearing on "Hardball", with host Chris Matthews (playing himself).
Boston Legal: Shock and Oww! (2006) (TV Episode)
Candy Springtime mentions the show in dialog with Denny and Denise.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 7 February 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Bernie Goldberg references this show.
The Wire: Clarifications (2008) (TV Episode)
reference to a news show with Chris Matthews
Swing Vote (2008)
Fictional episode airs on TV. Matthews comments on Bud's situation.
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Chris Matthews
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.14 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay introduces Chris Matthews as the host of the show
Family Guy: Dog Gone (2009) (TV Episode)
News anchor and political commentator Chris Matthews' show entitled Hardball with Chris Matthews is referenced by Stewie when he suggests Brian is getting a big head, with the guest, United States Senator Harry Reid then appearing on Matthews' forehead, suggesting Matthews is self-centered. After Reid continues to interrupt him, however, Matthews cuts to actor Kurtwood Smith, in which Matthews appears on Smith's forehead instead
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Chris Matthews' introduction
Green Zone (2010)
e-mail address seen: hardball@msnbc.com
Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (2010) (TV Movie)
Features several clips from Hardball sketches
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.57 (2010) (TV Episode)
Chris Matthews is introduced as the host of the show
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.184 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "The News"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.107 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chris Matthews hosts the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.34 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chris Matthews hosts the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.145 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chris Matthews hosts the show
The Campaign (2012)
Fictional episode shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.195 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chris Matthews hosts the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.14 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chris Matthews hosts the show
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions Chris Matthews hosting the show.
House of Cards: Chapter 24 (2014) (TV Episode)
Fictional episode shown

Featured in 

30 Rock: Hard Ball (2007) (TV Episode)
Jenna appears on it to do damage control on being misquoted as hating the military
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 3 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of an undated show are featured.
Swing Vote (2008)
Featured during coverage of election results
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 21 May 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of an undated show were featured.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 18 September 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Features clips from an undated show with guest Sen. Barbara Boxer.
Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin Was Targeted (2009) (Video)
Multiple clips are featured.
Fair Game (2010)
A clip is featured.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.88 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip of Charlie Cook on the show is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.90 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip of Chris Matthews on the show is shown in the segment "Too Old for Bieber Hair"
Miss Representation (2011)
Chris Matthews calls a female politician "irresistably cute."
Ethos (2011)
Interview scenes with several politicians are shown.
The Undefeated (2011)
Clip of Chris Matthews calling Sarah Palin a hockey mom
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.191 (2012) (TV Episode)
a clip of Barry Horstman on the show is shown
Occupy Unmasked (2012)
Clips from this series are shown.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Neeson/Terry Crews/Conor Oberst (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip of interview with Idaho gubernatorial candidate Harley Brown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Tom Green/David Gray (2000) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: Sean Hayes/Shaggy (2001) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: Renée Zellweger/Eve (2001) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Weezer (2001) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: The Rock/Andrew W.K. (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: Senator John McCain/The White Stripes (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: Al Gore/Phish (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (2003) (TV Movie)
Spoofed in Hardball 'clip'
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Foo Fighters (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Elijah Wood/Jet (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Christina Aguilera/Maroon 5 (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tracy Morgan (2004) (Video)
Spoofed in Hardball with Chris Matthews
Saturday Night Live: Jude Law/Ashlee Simpson (2004) (TV Episode)
Darrell Hammond plays Chris Matthews
Saturday Night Live: Topher Grace/The Killers (2005) (TV Episode)
Darrell Hammond plays Chris Matthews
Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Gwen Stefani (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Lindsay Lohan/Coldplay (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Jason Lee/Foo Fighters (2005) (TV Episode)
spoofed in the cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Hugh Laurie/Beck (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Hardball skit
Saturday Night Live: Jeremy Piven/AFI (2007) (TV Episode)
spoofed in cold opening

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