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Keith Olbermann nearing deal to rejoin ESPN

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Keith Olbermann might be heading back to ESPN. 

The sports/political commentator is nearing a deal to host a late night talk show on ESPN2 (the sister network he helped to launch over 20 years ago), Variety reports. The official announcement could come as soon as Wednesday, though an ESPN spokesman declined to comment and a premiere date is not yet known.

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Current boss: Keith Olbermann ‘on vacation’

Current TV’s panel at the critics press tour in Pasadena was lacking a rather big name. The network’s primetime lynchpin Keith Olbermann was conspicuously absent following his recent battle with the network over whether he was going to cover the GOP primaries.

Current president David Bohrman told reporters that Olbermann was “on vacation.” But he reiterated that the Countdown host would lead the network’s election coverage. “Keith has told… Continue reading Current boss: Keith Olbermann ‘on vacation’

Outspoken former MSNBC television personality Keith Olbermann — who departed the cable news network last month, following a series of run-ins with channel brass — is joining public affairs channel Current TV. Current TV, which has struggled with low ratings despite counting former vice-president Al Gore among its founders, is currently available in just 60 [...] Continue reading Keith Olbermann Current TV Debut This Spring

Is Alec Baldwin the next face of MSNBC? Execs at the left-leaning cable network have reportedly expressed interest in signing lifelong liberal Alec Baldwin — the Emmy-winning star of NBC’s 30 Rock — to a deal to host his own political talk show on the cable network, replacing controversial commentator Keith Olbermann, who abruptly announced [...] Continue reading Alec Baldwin To Replace Keith Olbermann On MSNBC?

Senator Keith Olbermann? An online campaign calling for former MSNBC political pundit Keith Olbermann to take over Joe Lieberman’s soon-to-be vacated Connecticut Senate seat is gaining momentum on the Interwebs. On Friday, Olbermann abruptly quit his popular cable series, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, just a month after he was briefly suspended for making political contributions. [...] Continue reading Keith Olbermann For Senate? Online Campaign Wants Olbermann To Replace Lieberman As Connecticut Senator