MSNBC host Keith Olbermann gave new meaning to the phrase “Friday news dump,” when in the last ten minutes of his show at the end of the week he announced it would be his last. Yes, Countdown, the highest rated show on MSNBC is gone.
There are plenty of unsubstantiated Internet rumors.
The simple explanation, reported by more reputable sources is Olbermann just didn’t get along with management. It happens.