In a stunning statement to half of their viewers, TBS has announced polarizing TV personality Keith Olbermann will co-host their post-season baseball coverage this fall. Olbermann has recently settled with his last employer, Current TV, and has been relatively idle since his last full-time gig. Show More Summary
Another television network has decided to give Keith Olbermann a gig: TBS will bring on the embattled anchor for its 2013 MLB playoff coverage. After controversial and failed stops as a political news anchor at MSNBC and Current, Olbermann is returning to the sports world, where he made his bones as an ESPN anchor in the 1990s. Show More Summary
Like a zombie that just won't stay dead, pretentious left-wing talking head Keith Olbermann has somehow managed to find a way to befoul Americans' living rooms once more. Thankfully, unless you are a baseball junkie, you won't have to witness his bloviations since Olbermann is... -
Like a zombie that just won't stay dead, pretentious left-wing talking head Keith Olbermann has somehow managed to find a way to befoul Americans' living rooms once more. Thankfully, unless you are a baseball junkie, you won't have to...Show More Summary
"This was about getting back to something that he really wanted to do," said Turner's David Levy. “He knows baseball. He has a passion for it. And I’m willing to take that risk because I think he’s that talented." read more
Keith Olbermann and Dennis Eckersley will host TBS' postseason MLB show.
Turner is renting Olbermann for the MLB postseason. ESPN has not ruled out reuniting with Olbermann.
The news that Keith Olbermann had signed a deal with Turner Sports to host the Major League Baseball studio show on TBS during the playoffs this Fall caught many by surprise. Olbermann, who most recently hosted “Countdown” on Current...Show More Summary
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Renowned television personality Keith Olbermann is set to join Turner Sports to host its Major League Baseball postseason studio show on TBS in October. Turner Broadcasting president of sales, distribution and sports David Levy broke the news on Wednesday in a press release on Turner.com. Show More Summary
Keith Olbermann left television last year after a fallout with CurrentTV, but the popular personality is officially back after Turner Sports announced Wednesday that he will join TBS’s postseason baseball show in October. Olbermann will join Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley in the studio to broadcast the postseason, and it isn’t the first time [...]Show More Summary
Well, Keith Olbermann has a job again. After months of showing up at ballparks, Olbermann is going to be the studio host for Turner's coverage of the MLB playoffs this October. The Hollywood Reporter reports he'll be on with Dennis Eckersley and maybe one other studio guy (Jim Miller broke the Olbermann news). Show More Summary
He’s baa-aaack. Keith Olbermann may well have burned his last bridge in the news business, or at least lightly seared it, but his roots in sports broadcasting run considerably deeper, and it’s to that world he’ll return this fall as a studio host for TBS’s coverage of the Major League Baseball postseason. It’s his first [...]
After a contentious run as a political anchor on MSNBC and Current TV, Keith Olbermann will host the playoffs on TBS in the fall.
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Keith Olbermann is getting back into broadcasting. Turner Sports said Wednesday that it is hiring Olbermann to host its baseball studio
Keith Olbermann is back covering sports. The former SportsCenter anchor and fiery political pundit will be hosting TBS' MLB studio show during the postseason this year. Dennis Eckersley will be on set with Olbermann, while former studio...Show More Summary
Olbermann will return to sports broadcasting. The controversial commentator will return to his roots in sports broadcasting, anchoring Turner Broadcasting’s coverage of the Major League Baseball post-season in October. According to THR, Olbermann will be the lead host from TBS’ Atlanta-based studio show, with Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley and possibly a second analyst. [...]
After Conan O’Brien was fired from Tonight Show, he was in an odd position: a high-profile TV personality with a following, but in a business where there were few open outlets for the thing he did. Conan eventually landed at TBS, where he remains today. Show More Summary