Topic: Keith Olbermann

Current CEO Not Worried By Olbermann's Ratings Drop 'It's a marathon' says Mark Rosenthal

Current TV's CEO, Mark Rosenthal, says he isn't too worried about the ratings drop-off in the second week of Keith Olbermann's new show. As Deadline reported, and Adweek has confirmed, Countdown saw an…

July 7, 2011, 6:28 AM EDT

Olbermann Gives In to Fan Criticisms Won't keep show running into Maddow time slot

After a flurry of controversy, Keith Olbermann's new show will start finishing on time.  This past Monday, Olbermann announced during the premiere of his new Current TV show, Countdown With Keith…

June 23, 2011, 6:21 PM EDT

Partial Ratings In for Olbermann Debut Well ahead of CNN in 25-54 demo, but will they stay that way?

Current has released some hard numbers about how Keith Olbermann actually fared in the premiere of his new show on Monday night. The verdict? The network is claiming a victory, of…

June 22, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT

Keith Olbermann Opens Up About Leaving MSNBC and His New Show People were "forced to choose sides"

In the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter, former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann opened up about his decision to leave the network and about his new show on Al Gore’s…

June 7, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT

Keith Olbermann Announces Production Team Poaching from CNN, MSNBC, and 'NYTimes'

Keith Olbermann has announced his production team at Current TV, and it includes a few staffers from his old MSNBC show. David Sarosi— formerly the producer of Olbermann’s opening and…

May 31, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT

In Italy, It's Al Gore Vs. Rupert Murdoch Former veep angry Sky Italia dropped Current TV

Al Gore is on the offensive against Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation following the sudden news that Gore’s liberal-leaning television network, Current TV, will be pushed off Italian airwaves based on…

May 19, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT

Keith on the Brain At the premiere of 4th and Forever, a focus on Olbermann's new show

Last night, Current TV hosted an intimate gathering at the Tribeca Grand screening room in downtown Manhattan to premier "4th And Forever," a new unscripted series that follows a high…

May 13, 2011, 2:13 PM EDT

Olbermann Reveals New Show Contributor List Eugene Robinson out, Richard Lewis and Ken Burns in

Keith Olbermann has announced the list of contributors to his new show on Current TV and they include documentarian Ken Burns, filmmaker Michael Moore, Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas, and comedian…

May 11, 2011, 6:31 PM EDT

Olbermann's Big Reveal Current TV show will be called—surprise!—Countdown With Keith Olbermann

After three months of radio silence, former MSNBC commentator Keith Olbermann made a “special announcement” earlier this morning about his upcoming show on Current TV. “I wanted to go somewhere where…

April 26, 2011, 11:25 AM EDT

Who Really Suspended Keith Olbermann?

Let’s unravel the politics here. The most reasonable assumption is that the indefinite suspension of Keith Olbermann is not about ethics in journalism or corporate policy at NBC. When you…

November 5, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT