The usual Cassandras, often seen decrying the supposed lack of concord in Washington D.C., are unlikely to point to the developing consensus around the notion that Attorney General Eric Holder should resign as a welcome bit of political comity. Show More Summary
During an interview with Bloomberg TV, former vice president Al Gore said that he was proud of what Current TV accomplished, and that its Countdown with Keith Olbermann program “lifted up” the Occupy movement. Well I’m really proud of what my co-founder Joel Hyatt and I were able to do with Current. We built a [...]
The kid looking at the camera, the kid Jackie Robinson seems to be looking at? Meet Eddie Dweck.
During the age of Obama, MSNBC has evolved more than any of its cable competitors. First came the 8 pm merry-go-round starting with the exit of one time ratings behemoth Keith Olbermann, followed by short stints for Lawrence O’Donnell and Ed Schultz, to the recent decision to go All In with the wonkish warrior that is Chris Hayes. Show More Summary
As we reported earlier this morning, a new profile of MSNBC chief Phil Griffin in The New Republic reveals plenty of fascinating details from inside the network, namely some information on the internal Keith Olbermann feud, and the origins of Rachel Maddow.
Keith Olbermann recently settled his $50 million lawsuit against former employer Current TV out of court and received a "significant" unnamed sum. Now, according to a report in POLITICO, it appears that Current TV's decision to settle may have hinged on Olbermann's inability to get a job at any other network after he was fired in March 2012.
This is what he claimed in the mediation over his termination from Current TV. Of course he'll now start putting it out there that this was just a ploy to PWN CurrentTV, and was just a bit of harmless perjury....
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average makes a new high every day, the value of Keith Olbermann's stock continues to plummet. According to Dylan Byers at Politico, the former MSNBC blowhard "spent last fall talking to all the major networks, and he couldn't get a job." read more
Keith Olbermann’s legal war with Current TV has reportedly ended. The perennially perturbed personality filed a $50 million lawsuit upon his termination from Current one year ago. He will indeed receive a "significant payout." The exact...Show More Summary
The Hollywood Reporter says that Current TV and Keith Olbermann have reached a settlement over his high-profile sacking last year. Not surprisingly, the terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Olbermann and Current released a joint statement...Show More Summary
Keith Olbermann, the whiney, deranged former MSNBC anchor has settled a lawsuit he had filed against his former employer Current TV, taking home far less than he had been asking for. According to the New York Post, Olbermann and attorneys...Show More Summary
UPDATED: In a joint statement, both parties confirmed to THR that a settlement deal has been reached. Terms will not be released. read more
Keith Olbermann's legal war against Al Gore, Joel Hyatt and Current TV is olber. Um, over. The perennially prickly anchor has reportedly settled the $50 million lawsuit he filed upon his termination from Current one year ago
THE REPORT comes from the Hollywood Reporter: Keith Olbermann has resolved the $50 million legal dispute with Current TV over his firing from the network, a well-placed source tells The Hollywood Reporter. A settlement is said to have been reached during a private mediation session in San Francisco on Tuesday. Terms of the deal will [...]
Our long national nightmare is over: Nearly one year after filing a blistering, $70 million lawsuit against Current TV, Keith
Liberal pundit Keith Olbermann and Current TV settled a $50 million lawsuit out of court on Tuesday, according to multiple news reports. Olbermann sued Current TV for $50 million after the liberal network fired him a year ago. Current TV counter-sued, alleging that Olbermann’s suit was “riddled with falsehoods.” Olbermann announced his intention to sue [...]Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Keith Olbermann and his former employer Current TV have reportedly settled their $50 million lawsuit out of court, according to Hollywood Reporter.
American Society of Journalists and Authors announces award winners. (asja.org) The Hollywood Reporter says Keith Olbermann has settled his dispute with Current TV. (hollywoodreporter.com) “Our two Siobhans today on @wsj’s Page One.” (@lisafleisher) Anna Wintour adds artistic director to her Conde Nast duties. Show More Summary
The lawsuit between Current TV and former Current TV host Keith Olbermann may be over. THR’s Matthew Belloni reports that the two sides agreed on a settlement during a mediation session Tuesday. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed. Show More Summary
Former Current TV anchor Keith Olbermann has apparently reached a settlement with his former employer over his $50 million lawsuit, according to Deadline. The details of the settlement are confidential but Deadline reports that the payout is significant. Olbermann, who filed the lawsuit in April 2012 accused the network of a variety of offenses, including [...]