Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
Goodbye Keith Olbermann and good riddance Keith Obermann, the fire-breathing sit-down comic masquerading as a journalist, arrived at Current TV like a Tasmanian ... the past and brought Olbermann back, this time to host the openly liberal “Countdown With Keith Olbermann.” 04/2/2012 - 1:17 am | View Link
Keith Olbermann ousted from Current TV talk show ... for a new job after less than a year as a talk show host at Current TV. The left-leaning cable network announced just hours before airtime on Friday that Olbermann's show "Countdown" would be replaced with a new program called "Viewpoint" hosted by ... 03/30/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Keith Olbermann ousted at Current TV NEW YORK -- Current TV says it has ejected Keith Olbermann from its talk-show lineup after less than a year. The network announced late Friday afternoon that "Countdown," the show Olbermann has hosted since last June, was to be replaced with a show hosted ... 03/30/2012 - 12:54 pm | View Link
BREAKING: Keith Olbermann fired from Current people get frustrated with someone like Keith, who has enormous talent ... I'd like to apologize to my viewers and my staff for the failure of Current TV. Editorially, Countdown had never been better. But for more than a year I have been imploring Al ... 03/30/2012 - 11:01 am | View Link
Keith Olbermann Makes Peace With Current TV Over Election Coverage Cooler heads prevailed as Keith Olbermann and Current TV worked out a deal for the network's reportedly ... Olbermann wants to anchor his normal show, "Countdown," while Current wants the "Politically Direct" special it has previously run. 01/8/2012 - 3:33 pm | View Link
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Keith Olbermann Official MLBlog of Keith Olbermann ... While photos of Pirates’ pitchers in ordinary cloth caps begin to reappear during the 1957 season, the helmets were still ... 12/17/2014 - 5:37 pm | View Website
"Unethical hacks are life hacks that will help you advance through life by taking advantage of loopholes in society." I'm thinking these could somehow be used to create a game in the vein of Cards Against Humanity.
Oh, hey, look. The media is noticing that President Obama has had a good month-plus, despite the horrors of early November. Chuck Todd et al at First Read describe him as "an active-duck president" and continue:
Despite the controversy and gridlock, however, Obama is getting stuff done. And he's got other good news to tout (321,000 jobs created in November, enrollment on HealthCare.