Friday, January 21, 2011

Olbermann fired by NBC; this time they really mean it!

"What did I do?"
Secaucus, NJ. Jan 21, 2011. Keith Olbermann, the radical leftwing MSNBC cable news host, has lost his job. His contract was abruptly terminated by parent company NBC.

Olbermann announced at the end of Friday's "Countdown" that he and MSNBC were parting ways, effective immediately.

MSNBC then released a statement:
"MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have parted ways. This time we really mean it. It won't matter how many petitions and angry emails all twelve of his viewers send us. We've had it with this goofball.".

According to MSNBC, "The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell" will move to 8 PM, with Ed Schultz moving to 10 PM. Rachel Maddow will remain at 9.

It is widely speculated that this move was made due to Olbermann's abysmal ratings. While Fox News' Bill O'Reilly was getting over 3 million viewers in the same time slot, Keith Olberman was down to only 1159 viewers. And only 350 of them were in the all important 25-54 age demographic group.

The Associated Press reported that Phil Griffin, MSNBC's president, would not comment on Olbermann's exit. But a spokesman did say that the acquistion of NBC Universal by Comcast, which received regulatory approval this week, had nothing to do with the decision.


  1. Obama will appoint him as Czar of the Fairness Doctrine

  2. Yes,,, Olbermann is a shoe in for a top spot in the Barack Hussein Obama administration.

    The sad part is.... because he is unemployed... Keith will now lose his health-care insurance if Obamacare is repealed!