ESPN Cracks Down On Olbermann's Attack on Hunter
March 29th, 2019 6:00 PM
Tempestuous sportscaster Keith Olbermann is used to blowing a gasket, absolutely trashing people and getting away with it because employers look the other way. What he's not used to is employer disapproval. Earlier this week he urged people to make a hunter's life a "living hell," and ESPN chopped him down to size. Yes, that ESPN! President Jimmy Pitaro previously said his…
ABC Canned Roseanne? Good. Now, about Behar, Olbermann and Jones ...
May 30th, 2018 2:36 PM
Within hours of her racist remarks towards Valerie Jarrett, Roseanne’s hugely successful sitcom was reduced to a pile of rubble. On Monday, ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey stated, “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant, and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.”
Anti-Trump Keith Olbermann Ridiculed on Hulu's 'Difficult People'
August 24th, 2017 1:01 AM
In contrast to last episode’s expletive-ridden rant against President Trump’s supporters, Tuesday’s episode of Hulu’s Difficult People, “Cindarestylox,” took multiple swipes at avid Trump hater, Keith Olbermann. Olbermann, host of GQ’s liberal web series, The Resistance, has focused on several laughable anti-Trump topics, showcased in episodes such as…
Dem Aide Falsely Accuses Trump of Snubbing Disabled Boy
July 29th, 2017 10:43 AM
In a since-deleted tweet, an aide to Washington State Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal claimed that President Donald Trump had ignored a "child in (a) wheelchair" who reached up "twice to shake the president's hand" after a Friday speech. It turns out that the aide, Ansel Herz, clearly engaged in the kind of "selective editing" critics claim conservative…
Olbermann Demands Arrest of Kushner; Calls Generals 'Traitors'
June 2nd, 2017 2:56 PM
This week, Keith Olbermann, host of the GQ's web show ‘The Resistance’, launched into an unhinged rant and openly called for the arrest of White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for doing something that isn’t even illegal. Finally having found a home at GQ News after being fired from other outlets for…
Comedy Central Debuts New Trump-Hammering 'President Show'
April 28th, 2017 11:21 PM
Someone needs to tell the folks at the Comedy Central cable television channel that in order to have the word “Comedy” in your name, you should actually be funny. A perfect example of this concept gone wrong aired on Thursday evening, April 27, when the low-rated channel debuted The President Show, which mostly consists of President Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik sitting…
Chelsea Handler has Mexican Children Beat Trump Piñata with Sticks
June 17th, 2016 9:47 PM
In “Trump Mania & Kegal Exercises,” Netflix’s Chelsea used three Mexican teenage girls – ages 14-16 – in her quest to regularly bash Donald Trump. The attack ended with Chelsea hoisting a piñata made in the likeness of Trump in public so a crowd would gather and help the teens smash it. Talk about overwrought aggression!
Scary Concept: Keith Olbermann in Talks to Return to MSNBC
October 6th, 2015 5:47 PM
With Halloween on the horizon, October is a month full of such scary things as ghosts, goblins and … a possible return to MSNBC by fire-breathing former anchor Keith Olbermann.
According to an exclusive article by Joe Concha on the Mediaite.com website, NBC News president Andy Lack is looking for someone to solidify the network's prime-time line-up and may replace the low-rated All In…
MSNBC Finally Prepares to Change Its Current 'Death Wish' Schedule
March 19th, 2015 7:05 PM
As NewsBusters has often reported, MSNBC's line-up has led the cable news channel to a freefall in the ratings, with Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik blasting the schedule as “unwatchable” and “24 hours a day of mess.”
In an article posted on Thursday, Politico columnist Dylan Byers reported that the channel's daytime year-to-date viewership “is down…
Jerry Springer Endorses 'Witty' Olbermann as Jon Stewart's Successor
February 11th, 2015 6:30 PM
Tabloid TV host Jerry Springer sang the praises of the supposedly "smart," "funny," and "witty" Keith Olbermann in a Wednesday post on Twitter, and proposed that the former MSNBC host should become Jon Stewart's successor at The Daily Show.
'Daily Beast' Puts Rand Paul In Big Red Bullseye
August 7th, 2014 9:31 AM
It's different when the MSM puts a Republican inside a bullseye, because, uh . . . Remember when in 2011 voices on the left from Keith Olbermann to Paul Krugman to the Huffington Post among many others suggested that Sarah Palin was at least partially to blame for the shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords because Palin had put out a map of House seats with bullseyes depicting districts, including…
Thom Hartmann Actually Believes Keith Olbermann Was Early 'Big Cheerle
June 17th, 2014 5:58 PM
Remember that scene in "Spinal Tap" when lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel showed documentary filmmaker Rob Reiner how he could turn up the volume on his amplifier all the way to 11, for that "extra push over the cliff" which he couldn't get with ordinary amps that would only go to 10?
Left wing radio host Thom Hartmann just cranked Iraq war revisionism all the way to 11. (…
Democrats Complain MSNBC Has 'Double Standard' on Hosts Speaking at Fu
April 10th, 2014 10:02 PM
The Democratic National Committee has accused the MSNBC cable channel of having "a pretty big double standard" regarding its “confusing policy” of forbidding some anchors from attending political fundraising events while others are allowed to speak at similar programs, according to a letter written to Phil Griffin, president of the liberal television network.
ESPN Ombudsman Finds ESPN Isn't Airing Enough Advocacy Against 'Jock C
March 25th, 2014 3:02 PM
In case you’re one of those conservatives that doesn’t want liberal social crusades constantly mixed in your sports journalism, see D.C. sports radio host Steve Czaban. He has a blog post titled “ESPN Will Force You To Care! Resistance Is Futile.”
ESPN ombudsman Robert Lipsyte – a former New York Times columnist whose more recent home is Mother Jones…