Latest news update about;Keith Olbermann Married In November, Olbermann was suspended by the network for the production of political campaign donations. Olbermann donations to Democratic House Representative Raul Grijalva and Giffords of Arizona, and then Kentucky Senate candidate . All three politicians have appeared on “Countdown.” His donations MSNBC violated policy because they are not deleted by the network. and MSNBC abruptly announced that tonight, “Countdown” is terminated with immediate effect.
Olbermann broke the news to his audience during his show’s final cancellation (full video below). MSNBC said in a statement following today’s episode with the news. According to, the hosts came to an agreement with management late NBC asked this week to resign. “Countdown” aired for almost 8 years.
The bizarre timing of the announcement, a number of speculations of Olbermann’s suspension in November last year with the departure of NBC Universal chiefgrew up in the light of the recent acquisition of the network of Comcast.
NBC spokesman Jeremy Gaines said the Comcast merger had nothing to do with the decision. Comcast has issued a statement early Saturday morning echo those sentiments. “Comcast has closed the transaction for NBC Universal and has no operational control of any of its properties, including MSNBC,” the statement said. “We are committed from the day the deal is announced that we are not with NBC Universal news was an obstacle. We have not and we do not.”Keith Olbermann Married.