Keith Olbermann is recovering from emergency surgery to remove his appendix. The surgery occured late Friday. Olbermann will miss his appearance on NBC’s Football Night in America, as well as at least a few days of Countdown on MSNBC. MSNBC spokesperson Jeremy Gaines tells TVNewser Olbermann “is doing fine” and hopes to be back hosting Countdown at some point next week. Gaines tells us Alison Stewart will be filling in tomorrow and Tuesday on Countdown.
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