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  1. It's Official: Keith Olbermann Back to ESPN

    9:40 am PDT 07/17/2013
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    UPDATED: "I could apologize 1,000 times," said Olbermann. "But all that is going to make a difference is how I conduct myself." READ MORE

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  2. Keith Olbermann Finalizes Deal With ESPN

    9:20 pm PDT 07/16/2013
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    The former MSNBC host will lead a New York-based late-night show on ESPN2. READ MORE

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  3. ESPN's John Skipper on Sports Rights, Layoffs and Keith Olbermann: 'We Don't Have a Policy Here That You Can Never Come Back' (Q&A)

    11:00 am PDT 06/26/2013
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    The one-time wannabe literary editor oversees Disney's $40 billion asset, manages an increasingly competitive sports-rights universe and faces a new Fox challenger. READ MORE

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  4. Keith Olbermann's TV Resume Through the Years

    8:28 pm PDT 06/06/2013
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    The host has jumped from network to network. READ MORE

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  5. Turner Sports Exec: Keith Olbermann Realizes He's 'Burned Bridges'

    11:03 am PDT 06/05/2013
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    "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

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  6. Keith Olbermann Returning to TV on Turner (Exclusive)

    6:45 am PDT 06/05/2013
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    UPDATED: The former Current and MSNBC anchor will lead TBS' studio coverage of the Major League Baseball postseason. READ MORE

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  7. Power Lawyers: 'Star Trek's' JJ Abrams, Michael Bay and Les Moonves Pose With Their Attorneys

    10:00 am PDT 05/22/2013
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    Talent celebrate THR's top 100 entertainment lawyers in America. READ MORE

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  8. Keith Olbermann Settles $50 Million Current TV Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    7:30 pm PDT 03/12/2013
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    UPDATED: In a joint statement, both parties confirmed to THR that a settlement deal has been reached. Terms will not be released. READ MORE

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  9. Olbermann Seeks Summary Judgment in Current TV Case As Key Mediation Nears

    7:56 pm PST 03/08/2013
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    The former 'Countdown' host, who says he's owed at least $50 million, files new court documents that are heavily redacted for confidentiality. READ MORE

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  10. Keith Olbermann Wants to Return to ESPN (Report)

    1:44 pm PST 03/04/2013
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    The broadcaster, off the air since his abrupt Current TV exit in 2012, has reportedly met with network president John Skipper. READ MORE

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  11. Keith Olbermann Makes Large Donation to Student-Run Radio Station

    6:00 am PST 01/16/2013
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    The Ithaca-based WVBR-FM, where the TV anchor got his start as a student at Cornell, will move into a new facility named after Olbermann's father Theodore and late classmate Glenn Corneliess. READ MORE

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  12. How Jeff Zucker Can Make CNN Less Boring (Analysis)

    9:30 am PST 12/06/2012
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    Andrew Tyndall writes for THR that the news network needs essential programming that viewers can't help but share, instead of playing it safe. READ MORE

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  13. San Francisco Giants Sweep World Series: What Hollywood Is Saying

    9:56 pm PDT 10/28/2012
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    "Evidently, some giants won a contest. So unfair," quips Steve Martin, while "The Book of Mormon" star Josh Gad joked that the team "made the last two weeks unbearably boring with [their] dominance." READ MORE

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  14. Keith Olbermann Offers Special 'Special Comment' Over Romney's 47% Gaffe (Video)

    8:32 am PDT 09/18/2012
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    The former MSNBC and Current anchor sent out a web video providing his giggly take on the latest campaign controversy. READ MORE

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  15. Keith Olbermann Mocks Joe Scarborough's Reported Presidential Ambitions

    5:26 pm PDT 09/11/2012
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    "Oh Sweet Jesus. John Edwards has a better chance of being elected President. THIS year," the liberal media personality tweeted. READ MORE

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  16. Hollywood Slams Paul Ryan's Rape Comments (Video)

    4:48 pm PDT 08/28/2012
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    Patton Oswalt and Keith Olbermann were among those angered by the Republican congressman, who described sexual assault as a "method of conception." READ MORE

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  17. Conservative Media Pounces After ABC News Blames Tea Party For 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting (Video)

    12:43 pm PDT 07/20/2012
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    UPDATED: The definition of a "nano-second," says Mark Steyn subbing for Rush Limbaugh, "is the time between a mass shooting and some guy from the left blaming it on talk radio, or Sarah Palin, or Fox News." READ MORE

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  18. Los Angeles Kings Win First Stanley Cup: What Hollywood Is Saying

    9:01 pm PDT 06/11/2012
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    Matthew Perry, Alyssa Milano, Kevin Smith and Keith Olbermann are among those celebrating the NHL team's defeat of the New Jersey Devils in their first championship title Monday night. READ MORE

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  19. Joy Behar Joins Current TV

    7:51 am PDT 06/11/2012
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    UPDATED: The comedian will launch her own 6 p.m. show in September. READ MORE

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  20. Eliot Spitzer's 'Viewpoint' Ratings Predictably Plummet Since Olbermann's Current Exit

    5:14 pm PDT 05/03/2012
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    Four weeks after the "Countdown" host abruptly and dramatically left the network, viewership in his old hour is down 68 percent, though the network now courts a more affluent audience and sees growth in other times. READ MORE

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  21. Keith Olbermann Reacts to Jimmy Kimmel's White House Correspondent's Dinner Slam

    10:08 am PDT 04/29/2012
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    The ousted Current TV host was not amused by Kimmel's jokes; compares him to Bill O'Reilly. READ MORE

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