Ranking 34 years of anchoring.
Ranking 34 years of anchoring.
After 16 years, the proto-sports desk anchor for a generation of fans is back home. Why the pairing might actually work out this time.
Olbermann plans to return to ESPN after a 16 years hiatus from the network. He will be free to discuss matters other than sports, including pop culture and current events, but not politics, according to The New York Times.
Long live political coverage at CNN. How Jeff Zucker’s “out with the old, in with the new” strategy could remake the way the network covers the circus.
It’s photos of cityscapes.
The insults are inventive, verbose, and numerous. And the 43-page, $50 million lawsuit, published by the Huffington Post, reads as though Olbermann dictated it himself.
Keith Olbermann gives critical advice to a new college graduate.
Keith Olbermann meets Joe Scarborough meets Network.
Retweets Keach Hagey’s announcement of a coming scoop, then scoops her directly afterwards.
The Current TV broadcaster has been fired. Again. Twitter suggests his next move.
Well said, Mr. Olbermann. Bloomberg Now, Bloomberg Tomorrow, Bloomberg Forever!
Keith Olbermann returned from televisual exile with the debut of his new show on Current TV. It’s pretty much exactly the same as his defunct MSNBC show, but with an extra dollop of Michael Moore. Here’s the intro, his mini-Special Comment and Worst Persons. View List ›
Keith Olbermann appeared on The Colbert Report for some good-natured sparring with Stephen, verbally jousting over Olbermann’s reboot of Countdown on Current TV. And Stephen isn’t wearing any pants. Because. View List ›
Keith Olbermann was fired by MSNBC, sources tell TMZ.
Without warning to his audience or colleagues, Keith Olbermann aired his last episode of Countdown on MSNBC tonight. Here’s video of his farewell. No official reason was given other than his contract was up, but many speculate his abrupt departure is related to Comcast’s takeover of NBC Universal. Lawrence O’Donnell will take over the time slot. View List ›
“Violence, or the threat of violence, has no place in our democracy, and I apologize for and repudiate any act or anything in my past that may have even inadvertently encouraged violence, because for whatever else each of us may be, we all are Americans.” Watch Video ›
Keith Olbermann returns to MSNBC tonight following his suspension for political contributions. Let’s welcome him back with a bunch of awkward clips from his early career. These are from his pre-Edward R. Murrow/Howard Beale phase, way back in the Porn Stache/Boston Market era. View List ›
Keith Olbermann has been suspended indefinitely without pay from MSNBC for donating money to the campaigns of three separate Democrats prior to the midterm elections. I guess MSNBC is still pretending to be impartial? I mean, like, you guys also suspected that Keith had a bit of a liberal bias, right? Or was that just me? (Via Turtlefeed and @rcbth.) Read More ›
This is America dammit. And in America when someone come for your neighbor, for his Bible, or his Torah or his Atheist Manifesto, or his Quran you and I do what our fathers did and what our grandmothers did and what our founders did. You and I speak up. View Media ›
Jon Stewart is full-fledged into his “I go after both sides” bit lately, and he kind of nails it with this one. Keith Olbermann: You, sir, are sometimes just a little, tiny, eensy bit over the fucking top. View Media ›
A fan-made documentary featuring interviews with cast members, writers, and fans about why this show went under-appreciated. Because you know that the E! True Hollywood Story behind this show will probably never exist. Read More ›
Keith took on California’s decision to ban gay marriage in a powerful “special comment” last night. He’s not mad, Yes on Prop 8 voters, he’s just disappointed. Also mad. Watch Video ›
Rashid Khalidi is the new William Ayers: somehow dangerous, somehow (according to Sarah Palin) associated with Obama. But apparently McCain actually gave the guy $448,000. Oops! Click the link for Olbermann’s schadenfreude.
NBC execs have decided David Gregory will anchor MSNBC’s election coverage, with Keith Olbermann and Chris Mathews being relegated to analysts. They’ve replaced their two most entertaining anchors with a Chris Cocker look-alike? WTF. Read More ›
Keith Olbermann says “Shut the hell up!” to President Bush in the Special Comments segment. People are saying it’s his best Special Comment ever. Watch Video ›