History Series / CountdownWithKeithOlbermann

16th May '17 5:33:23 PM CobaltRose800
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** NFL Chairman Roger Godell on ''Olbermann'', who Olbermann called on multiple times to resign.

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** NFL Chairman Commissioner Roger Godell Goodell on ''Olbermann'', who Olbermann called on multiple times to resign.
1st Feb '17 10:48:22 AM JamesAustin
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* TakeThat: The purpose of the "Worst Persons in the World" segment, which went temporarily defunct after [[Series/TheDailyShow Jon Stewart's]] rally made him realize the segment had become a platform for anger rather than satire as originally intended. Also the recipient of a pretty great one from Creator/BenAffleck on an episode of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''. And about as good a one from [[Series/TheDailyShow Jon Stewart]].

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* TakeThat: The purpose of the "Worst Persons in the World" segment, which went temporarily defunct after [[Series/TheDailyShow Jon Stewart's]] ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'''s rally made him realize the segment had become a platform for anger rather than satire as originally intended. Also the recipient of a pretty great one from Creator/BenAffleck on an episode of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''. And about as good a one from [[Series/TheDailyShow Jon Stewart]].Stewart.
1st Feb '17 10:47:37 AM JamesAustin
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* SharpDressedMan: ''And how''. Keith is a notably snappy dresser, and very careful about having his suits tailored to minimize his enormous size. He's not fat, he's just ''huge''. And that was ''before'' he teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine; now he looks like walked out of the set of ''Series/MadMen''.

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* SharpDressedMan: ''And how''. Keith is a notably snappy dresser, and very careful about having his suits tailored to minimize his enormous size. He's not fat, he's just ''huge''. And that was ''before'' he teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine; now he looks like walked out of the set of ''Series/MadMen''.
24th Jan '17 2:14:10 AM MylesHowlett
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* YouCalledMeXItMustBeSerious: A rare example of doing this to a rival. During Worst Persons, Olbermann routinely uses any number of nicknames (mainly Billo) to refer to O'Reilly. When he outright says O'Reilly's name, you know Bill crossed a line.
9th Jan '17 10:56:02 AM Morgenthaler
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** He was dethroned as of the 2016 Presidential election. UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush is practically a BigGood when compared to DonaldTrump. Olbermann even says [[UpToEleven a third term of Bush]] would be preferable over Trump.

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** He was dethroned as of the 2016 Presidential election. UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush is practically a BigGood when compared to DonaldTrump.Creator/DonaldTrump. Olbermann even says [[UpToEleven a third term of Bush]] would be preferable over Trump.
20th Dec '16 4:56:05 AM 06tele
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** '''Resist!''' ...Peace.
18th Dec '16 8:44:08 PM JamesAustin
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* SharpDressedMan: ''And how''. Keith is a notably snappy dresser, and very careful about having his suits tailored to minimize his enormous size. He's not fat, he's just ''huge''.

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* SharpDressedMan: ''And how''. Keith is a notably snappy dresser, and very careful about having his suits tailored to minimize his enormous size. He's not fat, he's just ''huge''. And that was ''before'' he teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine; now he looks like walked out of the set of ''Series/MadMen''.
18th Dec '16 8:13:01 PM JamesAustin
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On July 17, 2013, Olbermann re-joined ESPN, prompting reactions of CueTheFlyingPigs considering how acrimonious their earlier split had been, and a sign of just how seriously ESPN took Fox's heavily-hyped sports network. They launched a new late-night sports-based show titled ''Olbermann'' on August 26 on ESPN2, a hybrid of his sports (highlights, or as they were called "Keithlights") and political (Worst Persons, interviews with people in sports and sports-fan friends of Keith's, commentary that aired at the start of the show this time, and for the first year, Time Marches On, all sports-centric) pasts. As the show continued, rumors began to circulate that higher-ups at ESPN were becoming concerned with Olbermann's continued taking of ''Countdown''-style shots of people and sports organizations when on-air, particularly at the NFL its chairman Roger Godell, over the league's handling of on-field head injuries and [[DomesticAbuser domestic violence cases]] involving players. (ESPN has a deal with the NFL that runs through 2019 worth over $15 billion.) ESPN, in late 2014, had already cut the show to a half-hour and moved its timeslot from 11PM to 5PM, but if the moves were meant to dull Olbermann's edge, they didn't succeed.[[note]]In fact, the move was perceived at the time as ''benefitting'' Olbermann, since the late-night time slot resulted in the show being bounced around the schedule or to ESPNEWS depending on when sports events on ESPN and ESPN2 ended, making it hard for people who wanted to watch the show, and didn't care about its lead-in, to catch it.[[/note]

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On July 17, 2013, Olbermann re-joined ESPN, prompting reactions of CueTheFlyingPigs considering how acrimonious their earlier split had been, and a sign of just how seriously ESPN took Fox's heavily-hyped sports network. They launched a new late-night sports-based show titled ''Olbermann'' on August 26 on ESPN2, a hybrid of his sports (highlights, or as they were called "Keithlights") and political (Worst Persons, interviews with people in sports and sports-fan friends of Keith's, commentary that aired at the start of the show this time, and for the first year, Time Marches On, all sports-centric) pasts. As the show continued, rumors began to circulate that higher-ups at ESPN were becoming concerned with Olbermann's continued taking of ''Countdown''-style shots of people and sports organizations when on-air, particularly at the NFL its chairman Roger Godell, over the league's handling of on-field head injuries and [[DomesticAbuser domestic violence cases]] involving players. (ESPN has a deal with the NFL that runs through 2019 worth over $15 billion.) ESPN, in late 2014, had already cut the show to a half-hour and moved its timeslot from 11PM to 5PM, but if the moves were meant to dull Olbermann's edge, they didn't succeed.[[note]]In fact, the move was perceived at the time as ''benefitting'' Olbermann, since the late-night time slot resulted in the show being bounced around the schedule or to ESPNEWS depending on when sports events on ESPN and ESPN2 [=ESPN2=] ended, making it hard for people who wanted to watch the show, and didn't care about its lead-in, to catch it.[[/note]
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27th Nov '16 5:23:59 PM MarkLungo
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As of September 2016, he has teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine for a bi-weekly[[note]]or more, if Keith feels like it[[/note]] [[{{Series/TheCloserWithKeithOlbermann}} video series called "The Closer"]] ([[Series/TheCloser no relation]]). These relatively short videos (usually less than ten minutes) echo the Special Comments of his ''Countdown'' days.

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As of September 2016, he has teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine for a bi-weekly[[note]]or more, if Keith feels like it[[/note]] [[{{Series/TheCloserWithKeithOlbermann}} video WebVideo series called "The Closer"]] Closer" ([[Series/TheCloser no relation]]). These relatively short videos (usually less than ten minutes) echo the Special Comments of his ''Countdown'' days.
days. After Trump won, the series was retitled ''WebVideo/TheResistanceWithKeithOlbermann''.
27th Nov '16 4:33:25 PM MrBadAxe
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As of September 2016, he has teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine for a bi-weekly[[note]]or more, if Keith feels like it[[/note]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWTL8bAsaRo&list=PL0hKMB1-xkc_5ES_PEDgr8VjMpQ5haPD6 video series called "The Closer"]] ([[Series/TheCloser no relation]]). These relatively short videos (usually less than ten minutes) echo the Special Comments of his ''Countdown'' days.

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As of September 2016, he has teamed up with ''GQ'' magazine for a bi-weekly[[note]]or more, if Keith feels like it[[/note]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWTL8bAsaRo&list=PL0hKMB1-xkc_5ES_PEDgr8VjMpQ5haPD6 [[{{Series/TheCloserWithKeithOlbermann}} video series called "The Closer"]] ([[Series/TheCloser no relation]]). These relatively short videos (usually less than ten minutes) echo the Special Comments of his ''Countdown'' days.
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