Olbermann Joins GQ.com

Keith Olbermann is back – as “special correspondent” for GQ.com. His new show, The Closer, definitely shouldn’t be confused with the long-running TNT police procedural of the same name. This one features Olbermann’s controversial brand of pointed political commentary, originally helmed during his eight years (2003-2011) hosting MSNBC’s primetime Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

Most recently, Olbermann had returned to his sports roots as host of a self-titled show on ESPN2 that ended over a year ago. During his long career, he has also done politics at Current TV and sports at ESPN, Fox Sports Net and CNN.

The Closer, though, brings him back into political attack mode – as evidenced by his debut 17-minute webcast titled “176 Reasons Donald Trump Shouldn’t Be President”:

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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