Thursday, July 09, 2015

ESPN Fired Keith Olbermann Out The Cannon Again!

Keith Olbermann once again is without a television home.

Where will the controversial agitator go next?

Let's get through the list of jobs, Olbermann had.

Fox Sports
Current TV

Like O'Loofus, his rival has a problem with his temper. His temper is way worse than O'Loofus.

Once again the ego managed to destroy his two year gig at ESPN. As of today, Olbermann will finish his show. The executives had enough of the antics. Keith Olbermann hosted his sport program Olbermann on ESPN-2. The show dealt with sports, politics and weird events.

Olbermann was recently suspended for offensive comments about Penn State.

ESPN released a statement obtained by the AP.

"Keith is a tremendous talent who has consistently done timely, entertaining and thought-provoking work since returning to ESPN," the network said in a statement Wednesday. "While the show's content was distinctive and extremely high quality, we ultimately made a business decision to move in another direction. We wish Keith nothing but the best and trust that his skill and ability will lead him to another promising endeavor."

Olbermann was a "SportsCenter" anchor on ESPN from 1992-97. He went on to work for Fox Sports (1998-01) and switched to news with MSNBC (2003-11) and Current TV (2011-12) before returning to ESPN. He also was part of NBC's NFL coverage for the 2007-09 seasons.

A similar spin to his breakout news program Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.

Olbermann is a principle liberal agitator who helped Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell propel into primetime. He helped them build successful shows on MSNBC.

But oftentimes, he often clashed with Joe Scarborough, Chris Matthews, Ed Schultz and Al Sharpton.

He was pulled off MSNBC after the conservative Craigslist and Newsbusters reported him donating to Democratic candidates. He was pulled off MSNBC for two weeks. After the two weeks pass, he would end his show on a commentary and a reactionary call.

Then a few months later he would turn up on Al Gore's Current TV network. He would bring his Countdown show to the struggling network. Before liberal talk radio agitators Stephanie Miller, Bill Press and Cenk Uyger jumped onto the network, Olbermann abruptly was fired from the network.

Olbermann had a biter fallout with Al Gore and Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt.

Olbermann would later get his royalties from Current TV.

Current TV went bust and sold off to Al Jazeera.

Olberamann's gig at ESPN was supposed to be a comeback. This comeback didn't last long. It became one of the reasons to his legacy will forever be marred in controversy.

It would be nice if MSNBC hire him back. They're struggling for ratings success.

For the time being, Olbermann will be off the air. Where will he appear next?

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