Chris Matthews competes on Jeopardy!
MSNBC host Chris Matthews will be playing "Hardball" not once, but twice tonight, not only on his nightly show on MSNBC, but on "Jeopardy!"where he will face off against former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and CNN's Lizzie O'Leary as part of the “Jeopardy! Power Players Week,” a special edition of the show that challenges fifteen of the country’s most influential media personalities, including political figures, authors, journalists and newsmakers to compete for their favorite charity.
If Chris wins tonight, a donation of $50,000 will be made to La Salle College High School, Chris's high school.
Two other NBC'ers will also be competing for “Jeopardy! Power Players Week” -on Thursday, May 17, Chuck Todd will face off against comedian Lewis Black and Chicago Tribune's Clarence Page. On Friday, May 18, Kelly O'Donnell will compete against CNN's Anderson Cooper and The New York Times' Thomas Friedman.
Be sure to tune-in and root for Chris on tonight's Jeopardy! at 7PM ET on ABC. For more info, visit http://www.jeopardy.com/powerplayers.
You can follow Chris on twitter at @Hardball_Chris. Keep up with the latest on tonight's show by following @Jeopardy and hashtag #PowerPlayers.