Keeping Up with Keith: Latest on Olbermann’s Current Woes

Keith Olbermann and his latest employer, Al Gore’s Current TV, seem to be playing a game of chess with each maneuvering to establish their authority over the struggling, progressive channel’s coverage of the 2012 presidential campaign. The last time we checked into this story at the beginning of this week, Keith’s Current show, “Countdown,” was […]

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Oh, Brothel! Olbermann Has a Brand-New Name for Fox News

Keith Olbermann is at it again — going after Fox News Channel and its personalities with name-calling. This time, Keith’s calling Fox News — by far the leading cable news channel in terms of popularity (i.e. ratings) — a “political whorehouse.” The issue for Keith: Criticism leveled at the Operation Wall Street protesters by the […]

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Bill Maher Back For Ninth Season Of ‘Real Time’

By Kimberly Potts LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – When Bill Maher returns with “Real Time” tonight with guests including Keith Olbermann and Louis C.K., they’ll have no shortage of political fodder. Look for a lively roundtable, given President Obama’s low approval ratings, Dick Cheney’s book tour, a Republican winning Anthony Weiner’s seat, and a new Sarah […]

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Keith Olbermann’s Current Ratings Drop to New Low

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Current TV has had a busy few weeks between the departure of its previous CEO and the creation of the position of president, but excitement among its viewership has not mirrored the bustle within the network’s offices. “Countdown With Keith Olbermann,” the cornerstone of its new politics-focused slate, […]

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Forget Joining Olbermann, Rachel Maddow Re-Signs with MSNBC

The news is expected to be announced officially sometime Tuesday, but MSNBC has added more years to Rachel Maddow’s contract, tying her to the network through 2014, according to an exclusive report in The Hollywood Reporter. Maddow’s contract was reportedly up sometime next year and according to TV Newser, a site that follows the inner […]

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