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Keith Olbermann Returning To Television

After losing jobs at MSNBC and Current, Keith Olbermann has a new television job. He will return in October as a studio host for Turner during their coverage of post season baseball. Before developing fame as a political commentator, Olbermann had  been one of the original hosts of ESPN’s Sportscenter and is considered to be knowledgeable […]

Eliot Spitzer To Replace Keith Olbermann at Current TV

It hardly comes as a surprise that Current TV has fired Keith Olbermann. Olbermann has a long history of difficulty with employers, and there had been reports of conflicts this winter with regards to anchoring primary coverage. Current has hired Eliot Spitzer to start tomorrow, denying Olbermann a chance to say sign off on air. […]

Keith Olbermann: Top Ten Reasons to Watch the New “Countdown with Keith Olbermann Keith Olbermann: Top Ten Reasons to Watch the New “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” (From Keith Olbermann’s appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman) 10. You’ll want to treat yourself to a larger television to accommodate my giant head. 9. Now that Oprah’s gone, I want to be your new best girlfriend. 8. It’s […]

Keith Olbermann Returning In June

Keith Olbermann’s show on Current TV will begin on June 20. The show will be called Countdown with Keith Olbermann since (as he posted on his blog Fok News Channel) “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The official announcement from Current TV is under the fold. At present not very many people watch Current […]

Keith Olbermann Announces Move To Current TV

Yesterday’s report that Keith Olbermann is going to Current TV has been verified: Keith Olbermann announced on Tuesday that he will host a one-hour, nightly primetime show on Current TV starting in late spring. He will also become the “chief news officer” for Current. Olbermann had been without a television home since he abruptly left […]

Keith Olbermann To Announce Plans Tomorrow

Keith Olbermann is going to announce his plans in a conference call tomorrow at 11:00 am according to TVNewser: Former MSNBC “Countdown” host Keith Olbermann has been the subject of much speculation across the interwebs, much of it asking where he will be heading next. Look for the speculation to end tomorrow, as Olbermann is […]

Keith Olbermann Out At MSNBC

Two months after having been suspended by MSNBC, Keith Olbermann has announced that tonight was his last show. Video here.  CNN reports: Keith Olbermann is leaving MSNBC, the “Countdown” host announced on his show Friday night. The liberal commentator told viewers he had been informed “this was going to be the last edition” of his […]

Keith Olbermann Nominated For Emmy Award

Keith Olbermann was nominated for an Emmy Award for the above tribute to his mother following her death. A transcript was also posted by Diogenes2008 at Daily Kos: And finally, how does one tell this story?  My mother passed away Saturday night.  Our number one story on the COUNTDOWN, Marie Katherine Charbonier Olbermann, 1929-2009.  This […]

Theodore Olbermann, Father of Keith Olbermann, Has Died

Theodore Olbermann, father of Keith Olbermann, died earlier today at age 81. Keith had discussed his father’s prolonged illness in a Special Comment on health care entitled An American Cry For Help in late February. Both video and a full transcript are posted here. Olbermann discussed his father at his blog today: My father died, […]

Bizarre Right Wing Response to Earthquake in Haiti and Keith Olbermann’s Response

The earthquake in Haiti has brought out some real craziness from Pat Robertson and Rush Limbaugh. Pat Robertson attributed the earthquake to a pact with the devil: The Rev. Pat Robertson is offering his own absurd explanation for why a quake hit Haiti: Many years ago, the island’s people “swore a pact to the devil.” […]