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Olbermann and Current TV reportedly reach settlement

Keith Olbermann and his former employer, Current TV have reached a settlement in their $50 million dispute over the outspoken anchor’s firing from the network. A source informed the Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday that the resolution came during a private mediation session between Olbermann and the network, which was recently…

Current TV: Olbermann has specialized in pounding the table

Current TV slammed political commentator Keith Olbermann on Thursday, after the infamously volatile pundit filed a lawsuit against the network. “Current terminated Keith Olbermann last Thursday for serial, material breaches of his contract, including the failure to show up at work, sabotaging the network and attacking Current and its executives,”…

Keith Olbermann files lawsuit against Current TV

Liberal commentator Keith Olbermann on Thursday filed a lawsuit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against his former employer Current TV, alleging he was wrongfully terminated in late March. The lawsuit accuses the network of breach of contract, sabotage and disparagement. Olbermann left MSNBC just over a year ago to…

Keith Olbermann booted from Current TV effective immediately

Keith Olbermann, the famously fiery liberal anchor who left MSNBC in a huff just over a year ago to join the fledgling network, will be replaced as of tonight, reports the New York Times’ Brian Stelter. In a series of Tweets issued from Olbermann’s account after the story broke, he…

Keith labels GOP audience ‘worst persons’ for cheering child labor

On the “Worst Persons” segment of his show Monday night, Current TV host Keith Olbermann labelled the audience at Saturday night’s Republican presidential debate the “worst persons in the world.” The crowd applauded the idea, put forth by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, of putting poor children to work as…

Scott Olsen: People ‘are surprised with how much I’m doing better’

“Occupy Oakland” sentimental figure Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran badly injured by a police tear gas canister in late October, appeared on Countdown Friday evening to discuss his improved health. “Every time I run into somebody new I haven’t seen in a while, they are surprised with how much…

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