Olbermann Doesn’t Take Abrams Seriously

By Brian 

Is there bad blood between Keith Olbermann and Dan Abrams? In a recent interview, Radar quoted MSNBC’s general manager as saying that Countdown “could become a model for the newscast of the future.”

Olbermann responded: “I don’t know what Dan has to do with it frankly. We’ve never had a conversation about the direction of the show.”

He continued: “The general manager [of MSNBC], right, but we rarely interact. As far as I know he works on dayside programming. Phil Griffin runs the network. He is the vice president of NBC [News] and my original producer in television.”

And that’s just the beginning of the interview…

> Update: 1:26pm: Eat the Press: “What is Keith Olbermann thinking?…”