Olbermann Counts Down the ‘Top Ten’ on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman helped mark the return of Keith Olbermann to the airwaves when he invited Keith to deliver the “Top Ten” on CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” on Tuesday night. The list was titled: “Top 10 Reasons to Watch the New ‘Countdown with Keith Olbermann’ ”. Olbermann’s new show premiered Monday night on Current […]

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Olbermann Opens Up: Inside His Bitter MSNBC Split

In an explosive new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Keith Olbermann breaks his silence on his bitter split with MSNBC in January, and reveals surprising details about his new show of the same name, “Countdown with Keith Olbermann,” which premieres June 20 on Current TV.  Below, some of the highlights: Last Days: Olbermann admits his […]

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Keith Olbermann Arriving At Current TV On June 20

NEW YORK – Cable network Current TV says Keith Olbermann will return to the air on June 20. Current said Tuesday the title of the weeknight news-commentary hour will be “Countdown with Keith Olbermann.” “Countdown” was the name of the program Olbermann hosted on MSNBC until his heated departure from that network in January. Less […]

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Olbermann and MSNBC’s Failing Relationship: What Went Wrong?

BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – Keith Olbermann was MSNBC’s most popular personality and single-handedly led its transformation to an outspoken, left-leaning cable news network in prime time. Despite that, he often seemed to be walking on a tightrope with his job. Friday night, it snapped. Shocker! Keith Olbermann Out at MSNBC Olbermann returned from […]

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Shocker! Keith Olbermann Out At MSNBC

Shocking news. Keith Olbermann is out! “The last broadcast of “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” will be this evening,” MSNBC said in a statement. Watch Olbermann’s sign-off here. The anchor, whose “Countdown” has been a proudly “anti-establishement” fixture at MSNBC since 2003, has been at odds with his network for months. Last November, he was suspended […]

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A Tragedy in Tucson, and More Arguing on Talk TV

BY: FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK – In the wake of the Arizona shootings, conservative talk-show host Glenn Beck issued a challenge to all Americans to reject violence. Liberal talk-show host Keith Olbermann voiced his own call for repudiating violence. Has Saturday’s rampage inspired a measure of consensus and a softening of rhetoric among cable TV’s […]

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Keith Olbermann Slams Bill O’Reilly, Fox News on Twitter

Keith Olbermann took to Twitter to use a word he can’t use on TV to describe Fox News: “bull—-.” In a string of tweets to his almost 170,000 followers Wednesday, Olbermann declared: “Fox New is 100% bull—-.” Later he added: “I don’t have as much hate or as many lies in me as O’Reilly.” Olbermann’s […]

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Olbermann Attacked on Twitter, Calls O’Reilly the ‘Worst’

The Twitterverse might think Keith Olbermann a villain for his recent on-air discussion with filmmaker Michael Moore about the rape allegations pinned to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, but the MSNBC host thinks Bill O’Reilly is far worse. This week found Olbermann under attack on Twitter for allowing Moore to seemingly dismiss rape allegations against Julian […]

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