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Ex-MSNBC host Keith Olbermann heads to Current TV
Current announced Tuesday that Mr. Olbermann will host a prime-time news and commentary show each weeknight. His program will begin late this spring.
The network said Mr. Olbermann also will serve as chief news officer and have an equity stake in Current Media, which owns Current TV.
The outspoken Mr. Olbermann had been at MSNBC since 2003, where his nightly “Countdown” was the top-rated program and helped mold that network as a left-leaning alternative to Fox News Channel. But his relationship with network bosses was stormy.
Current, co-founded in 2005 by former Vice President Al Gore, is now revamping its little-seen schedule. The addition of Mr. Olbermann could raise its profile among viewers. It is now available in about 60 million homes, a little more than half of the nation’s homes with television.
The show has no name yet or set starting time. Mr. Olbermann said it will be similar to what he had been doing at “Countdown.”
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