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  1. Current Files Cross-Complaint Vs. Olbermann, Cites 'Persistent' Breach of Contract

    11:20 am PDT 04/06/2012
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    Olbermann filed a lawsuit against the cable network Thursday. READ MORE

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  2. Matt Lauer Announces New Contract on 'Today,' Al Roker Lampoons Keith Olbermann (Video)

    8:21 am PDT 04/06/2012
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    The long-running host of the No. 1 morning program re-upped at NBC on Thursday, and was humble and cheerful during the Friday broadcast. READ MORE

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  3. Keith Olbermann Files Lawsuit Against Current TV (Read the Complaint)

    1:46 pm PDT 04/05/2012
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    UPDATED: The suit was filed Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles Superior Court. Olbermann is seeking between $50 million to $70 million in damages. READ MORE

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  4. Current Denies It's in Danger of Being Dropped by Time Warner Cable

    11:16 am PDT 04/05/2012
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    The struggling network fires back at a report claiming that it is on the precipice of defaulting on its contract with the carrier. READ MORE

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  5. Keith Olbermann Slams Current: 'Those People Have No Idea What They're Doing'

    7:40 am PDT 04/05/2012
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    The ousted anchorman continues taking swipes at his former employer, saying: "Their executives can’t come off as if they failed. Their PR people are dumping on me." READ MORE

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  6. Olbermann vs. Current: How the Fired Anchor Can Win the $40 Mil Legal War

    5:00 am PDT 04/04/2012
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    The cable network formally cut ties with Keith Olbermann last week, citing "material, serial breach" of contract and "sabotage" and "disparagement"; now, the gloves are coming off. READ MORE

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  7. Keith Olbermann Addresses Current TV Ouster on 'Late Show With David Letterman': 'I Screwed Up' (Video)

    6:05 pm PDT 04/03/2012
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    The political commentator discusses the issues that plagued the cable network, including problems with the set and the car service, and he likens himself to "a $10 million chandelier." READ MORE

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  8. Keith Olbermann vs. Current TV: Accusations, Threats, Tweets and Gossip

    7:41 am PDT 04/03/2012
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    The war of words between the news anchor and the network that fired him heats up, with public declarations and anonymous slams making clear their mutual distaste. READ MORE

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  9. Eliot Spitzer Bombs in Ratings Following Keith Olbermann Exit

    9:10 pm PDT 04/02/2012
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    The "Countdown" replacement notched just 47,000 total viewers in its Friday debut, marking a 74 percent drop from the March average for the time slot. READ MORE

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  10. Eliot Spitzer’s Current TV Debut Ignores Keith Olbermann (Video)

    5:15 pm PDT 03/31/2012
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    The former New York governor tackled U.S. foreign policy and Mitt Romney during "Viewpoint," while Olbermann took to Twitter to mock his former employer and its new hire. READ MORE

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  11. Keith Olbermann Scheduled to Talk Current TV With David Letterman Tuesday

    9:21 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    CBS announced via Twitter that the ousted political commentator will tell his side of the story on an episode of “The Late Show” next week. READ MORE

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  12. Keith Olbermann: Current Won't Pay $50 Million Deal, Cites Breach of Contract, Sabotage, Disparagement

    6:29 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    Olbermann's team was informed Thursday morning that Current would immediately replace him with Eliot Spitzer; accused of missing 19 out of 41 work days READ MORE

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  13. Current TV Retains Crisis PR Experts for Anticipated Battle With Keith Olbermann (Exclusive)

    4:21 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    The network retains lawyers and crisis PR experts Mark Fabiani and Chris Lehane, who have represented Bill and Hillary Clinton and Lance Armstrong. READ MORE

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  14. Keith Olbermann Tweets Response to Firing; Conservatives React

    3:27 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    News of the shakeup at Current TV quickly lit up the Internet on both sides of the political spectrum. READ MORE

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  15. Keith Olbermann Slams Current TV Over Firing; Threatens Legal Action

    2:54 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    The "Countdown" host was fired from the network and will be replaced by a new program with Eliot Spitzer. READ MORE

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  16. 'Viewpoint With Eliot Spitzer' Replaces Keith Olbermann in Current's 8 p.m. Time Slot

    2:54 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    Just hours before its inaugural broadcast, the network releases details of the series premiere READ MORE

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  17. Keith Olbermann Fired From Current TV

    2:08 pm PDT 03/30/2012
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    Olbermann’s program will be replaced by "Viewpoint With Eliot Spitzer." READ MORE

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  18. Showtime President Developing Alexander Payne Series; Reveals Keith Olbermann Meeting (Exclusive)

    9:59 am PDT 03/28/2012
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    The new issue of The Hollywood Reporter also reveals how the head of the red-hot cable network won "Homeland," changed "House of Lies" and isn't afraid of sex (hint: his kids call it "the inappropriate network"). READ MORE

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  19. The Re-Rebirth of Showtime

    9:38 am PDT 03/28/2012
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    First, Bob Greenblatt brought the heat. Then newbie David Nevins supersized it with a surprise slate of anti-artsy hits charged with action, sex, currency -- and, yes, even awards -- that have the town talking. READ MORE

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  20. Keith Olbermann Suspends 'Worst Persons in the World' After Conservatives Cry Double Standard (Video)

    11:30 pm PST 03/09/2012
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    The Current TV host ended the segment, "possibly permanently," after conservatives charged his words about Michelle Malkin and S.E. Cupps were as noxious as Rush Limbaugh's "slut" comment READ MORE

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  21. Current Adds Bill Press, Stephanie Miller to Morning Lineup

    8:06 am PST 03/05/2012
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    UPDATED: Simulcasts of the liberal radio hosts shows join an expanding schedule at the cable news network led by primetime host Keith Olbermann. READ MORE

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