Friday, January 21, 2011

Keith Olbermann Ends MSNBC Show

Updated : MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended their contract.

From The Huffington Post :

Keith Olbermann and MSNBC have ended their contract, according to a statement from MSNBC. The last episode of "Countdown" will air this evening, Friday, January 21.

MSNBC's statement reads as follows:

''MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended their contract. The last broadcast of "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" will be this evening. MSNBC thanks Keith for his integral role in MSNBC's success and we wish him well in his future endeavors.''

It has been reported that Mr. Olbermann's contract was being terminated midway through a four-year deal worth an estimated $30 million. Rumours on the internet indicate that Mr. Olbermann was fired as a consequence of Comcast's acquisition of NBC.

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