• view all showtimes
Meet the Experts
Back to Experts

Matt Rogers : Family Member

Matt Rogers is a TV personality and singer/songwriter that has constantly lit up television sets with his love for others and caring personality. Matt is best known for hosting “Coming Home,” a poignant reality docu-series on Lifetime which followed the surprise reunions of military members and their loved ones as they returned home from active duty. Matt put his songwriting experience into play by writing and performing the theme song for “Coming Home,” titled “I’m Coming Home.” The song has resonated and served as a voice for the experience of military families around the country. He also hosted GSN’s culinary reality series “Beat the Chefs.”
 
Matt first found fame as a finalist on Season 3 of FOX’s reality singing competition “American Idol” and has since gone on to host many television shows, including Discovery Channel’s “Really Big Things,” CBS’s “There Goes the Neighborhood” and “American Idol Extra.” He has also worked as a correspondent on several entertainment and sports shows, including “Entertainment Tonight,” “Access Hollywood,” “Turner Sports College Football,” “Best Damn Sports Show” and the TV Guide Network. 
 
Matt came to Home and Family during their first season as a celebrity guest promoting his hit show "Summer Camp" on USA Network. He was a such a great family fit that he has been on the show as a constant family member ever since.
 
Rogers received a B.A in Business Communications from the University of Washington, where he played college football as an offensive lineman for their 2001 Rose Bowl championship team. Rogers is a proud husband to wife Teri Himes, and father to sons Brayden, Mason and their new baby girl Samantha Faith who was named after Rogers mother who passed away from her long battle with breast cancer in 2004. Matt is a huge advocate for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Cancer awareness, and has a passion for sharing love with every person he meets.