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Keith Olbermann Returns To Espn But Contract Bans Political Talk

By Michael West | 18th July 2013

Keith Olbermann is returning to ESPN, 16 years after his contentious departure. The popular newscaster has signed a two year deal to host a one-hour nightly show for ESPN2 later this year, reports the New...

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Is Keith Olbermann Returning To His Old Job?

4th March 2013

Keith Olbermann is looking to return to ESPN.The former MSNBC and Current TV presenter - who worked for the adrenaline-fuelled channel between 1992 and 1997, helping its signature 'SportsCentre' show become a hit - has...

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Report: Gore Selling Current Tv

26th October 2012

Former Vice President Al Gore has put his Current TV up for sale, the New York Post reported today (Friday). It quoted CEO Joel Hyatt, a co-owner with Gore, as saying, Current has been approached...

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Report: Gore Selling Current Tv

26th October 2012

Former Vice President Al Gore has put his Current TV up for sale, the New York Post reported today (Friday). It quoted CEO Joel Hyatt, a co-owner with Gore, as saying, Current has been approached...

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Sorkin’S ‘The Newsroom’ Renewed Despite Mixed Reviews

3rd July 2012

Aaron Sorkin’s latest drama ‘The Newsroom’ has been renewed for a second season by Hbo, despite earning average reviews for its first couple of episodes. It seems the network was happy enough with the solid...

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Does Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Live Up To Expectations?

25th June 2012

Aaron Sorkin's much anticipated Hbo drama 'The Newsroom' debuted in the U.S last week, though it received a rough ride from critics - something 'The West Wing' creator has experienced little of in recent years....

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Sorkin Denis 'Newsroom' Character Is Based On Keith Olbermann

20th June 2012

Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the hot new television series 'The Newsroom', has insisted that his character for actor Jeff Daniels is not based on outspoken political commentator and writer Keith Olbermann. The lead role of...

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Olbermann Sues Current Citing Numerous "Disasters"

6th April 2012

It didn't take Keith Olbermann long to file his threatened lawsuit again Current TV and its owners who fired him. Exactly one week after the channel severed its ties to Olbermann, with whom it had...

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Will Current Be Shut Off?

5th April 2012

The departure of Keith Olbermann from Current TV could pose a devastating complication for the channel itself. Olbermann's ratings, such as they were, provided Current with an average daily audience that could appeal to some...

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Olbermann "I Screwed Up Really Big"

4th April 2012

In a bizarre mea culpa, Keith Olbermann appeared to take responsibility for the debacle at Current TV that ended in his being fired last week. "I screwed up really big on this," he told David...

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Keith Olbermann Tells David Letterman: I Screwed Up

4th April 2012

Keith Olbermann appeared as a guest on the David Letterman show last night (April 3, 2012), explaining his side of the Current TV dismissal debacle. Olbermann was sacked from Current TV (which was set up...

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Keith Olbermann Fired From Current, Refuses To Go Quietly

3rd April 2012

Keith Olbermann has been fired from the network Current TV after a souring of relationships between himself and the network bosses. The news first broke last Friday (March 30, 2012) and the channel have moved...

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Olbermann Preparing Legal Battle Against Current

2nd April 2012

Keith Olbermann has vowed to sue Current TV owners Joel Hyatt and Al Gore, claiming that their accusations against him "are untrue and will be proved so in the legal actions I will be filing...

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Keith Olbermann Fired From Current Over Smelly Drivers?

2nd April 2012

Keith Olbermann has been fired from the liberal TV network Current TV (set up by former presidential candidate Al Gore) with the official reasons for his dismissal seeming to contradict other reports from insiders at...

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Keith Olbermann Fired From Current Tv

1st April 2012

Sharp-witted TV anchor Keith Olbermann has been fired from his post on Al Gore and Joel Hyatt's Current TV network after less than a year in employment, Business Week reports. The sometimes-volatile presenter, described sometimes...

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Olbermann And Current Tv In Secret Peace Treaty

9th January 2012

Keith Olbermann won't be anchoring coverage of the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, but he has agreed to anchor Current TV's coverage of future primaries this year. Olbermann and the cable network each issued terse...

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Olbermann Vs. The New York Times

6th January 2012

Now Keith Olbermann is feuding with the New York Times , which was the first to report on his feud with the powers-that-be at his Current TV channel. Olbermann on Thursday took to Twitter to...

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Olbermann Complains About Current; Conservatives Agree

5th January 2012

For once, conservatives appear to be agreeing with the liberal commentator Keith Olbermann. Olbermann reportedly had been complaining about the lack of funding by Current TV for coverage of the Iowa caucus vote on Tuesday....

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Let The Tv Primary Coverage Begin

4th January 2012

To the relief of everyone connected with TV coverage of Tuesday's Iowa caucuses, the polls turned out to be right on the mark. Political pollsters, who have sometimes proved to be embarrassingly off-target in recent...

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So What's Olbermann's Current Status?

30th December 2011

Speculation has arisen that Keith Olbermann is once again battling his bosses, in this case, the ownership and management of his current cable outlet Current TV. The New York Times is reporting that Olbermann will...

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Keith Who? Msnbc's Ratings Unaffected By His Departure

29th June 2011

The departure of Keith Olbermann from MSNBC had little effect on the cable news network's overall ratings during the last quarter, the New York Times observed today (Wednesday). During the quarter, Olbermann's replacement, The Last...

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Olbermann's Debut Ratings On Current Are Electric

23rd June 2011

Some179,000 viewers 25-54 were able to find Countdown With Keith Olbermann on its first day on Al Gore's Current TV channel, placing him only slightly behind his former channel MSNBC with 237,000 viewers and Fox...

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