You'll Never Guess Who Keith Olbermann's First Guests Are

Jeff Neumann · 06/20/11 12:41AM

For his new Current TV program — premiering tonight! — angry television personality Keith Olbermann will step out of his comfort zone to bring viewers a diverse set of voices. Last night on the Twitter, Olbermann announced the guests for his first show: Michael Moore and Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos.

Esquire to Be Sued for Making Fun of Birthers

Hamilton Nolan · 06/17/11 02:42PM

In your bilious Friday media column: World Net Daily takes a stand for crazydom, the Page One movie dissected by everyone everywhere, Keith Olbermann's show has at least one redeeming factor, and TV advertising will never die.

Oppressed Minority Keith Olbermann Finally Gets a Voice

Hamilton Nolan · 06/17/11 12:11PM

Huzzah, it's the first official promo ad for Keith Olbermann's new show on Current TV—premiering June 20! Finally, someone to dispel that "heavily biased, corporate-sponsored spin." Keith Olbermann, the Adbusters of millionaire cable news pundits. [via Daily Intel]

NYT Media Reporter Is Dating CNBC Anchor

Hamilton Nolan · 06/15/11 02:00PM

In your weaponized Wednesday media column: Brian Stelter forms a media power couple, the NYT's Week in Review revamp approaches, Keith Olbermann's childishness cataloged, Lloyd Grove lurches drunkenly, and the NY Daily News gets new offices.

Keith Olbermann Returns With Everything but The Audience

Hamilton Nolan · 04/26/11 02:11PM

In your tense Tuesday media column: Keith Olbermann is returning, a new Katie Couric rumor, Jay Rosen ruminates, Michael Kinsely's new job, Anderson Cooper's hot new cable news feud, and a new Village Voice columnist.

What Should Keith Olbermann Do Next?

Hamilton Nolan · 01/25/11 04:36PM

Keith Olbermann's reign as king of the MSNBC bloviators is over. All he's done since leaving the network is tweet in a self-absorbed manner. What should K.O.'s next career move be? Allow us to offer some free advice.

Keith Olbermann and MSNBC's Messy Breakup

Adrian Chen · 01/22/11 12:36PM

Keith Olbermann unexpectedly announced he was leaving MSNBC last night. Olbermann is MSNBC's highest-rated anchor, and the main reason the network now stands as the left-leaning alternative to Fox News. So why'd he quit? Or was he fired?

Keith Olbermann Is Out at MSNBC

Remy Stern · 01/21/11 10:44PM

Keith Olbermann's career at MSNBC is over. The network announced this evening that it terminated its contract with Olbermann effective immediately, and the Countdown host shared the news in typically dramatic fashion on his show tonight. Olbermann's final words below.