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Olbermann's Next Move --

Getting Social with Sorkin?

1/23/2011 12:21 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Write what you know, the old saying goes -- and Keith Olbermann might be about to do just that ... with the help of the most famous Hollywood writer around.

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Now that he's out of work, the former "Countdown" host could contribute to a show "Social Network" scribe Aaron Sorkin has in the works ... this according to EW.

The mag says Sorkin has a pilot script in the works about a cable news show and Olbermann might contribute in the form of his signature rants.

Sorkin was famously panned by critics because the comedy sketches in his failed show "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" weren't very funny. Having Olbermann write your political rants would certainly nip that problem in the bud.

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76.

Denny    

Hey all you leftwing morons. Fascism can only come from the Left. It comes when government has control of your entire life and that's what all you Obama leftards want. The Right wants less government and more self determination. Stalin and Hitler were two sides of the same coin. A**holes!!!!

1285 days ago
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the DQ    

LUV ya Keith and can't wait to see what you're up to next. Anything after MSNBC will be liberating. Comcast SUCKS!

1285 days ago
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the DQ    

Get your "Turn Off Fox" bumper sticker..........I proudly display mine. - http://www.thepresidentialcandidates.us/turn-off-fox-bumper-sticker/1227/

Fox News Viewers Most Misinformed of All News Consumers..........DUH! - http://www.mediaite.com/tv/study-fox-news-viewers-most-misinformed-of-all-news-consumers/

1285 days ago
79.

Nightranger    

Keith will be back for all you truth seekers out there, he will need to come down on his price tag though cause he is not worth what hes asking, maybe if he changed to a more conservitive way of thing like maybe Rush he might get the money he is looking for !!!!

1285 days ago
80.

duckhunter625    

Why would you hire him for that job. There was never anything funny about Olberman. He is a hack. Dennis Miller is the king of political humor!!!!!!

1285 days ago
81.

nick czar    

FOR GOD'S SAKE Someone tell Olbermann to go away !

MSNBC seems to have mellowed a bit since the fireing of Keith Olbermann
who is probably sending out resumes to NPR and AL JAZEERA or perhaps
a closed circuit security monitoring service.

In the meantime COMCAST is probably planning to re-load their catapult !

MATTHEWS IS NEXT !

1279 days ago
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billie bennings    

I KNOW HEITH AND AL WILL MAKE IT BIG TIME I DID WATCH USE MSNBC WENT KEITH SHOW CAME ON NOW IT GONE I THINK MSNBC WOKING TO GET BECK AND ORILLY OM THERE SHOW ON MSNBC ED THE ONLY THING LEFT ON MSNBC HOPE HE CAN FIND SOMTHING PLACE TO GO HOPE TO BE ABLE TO KEEP TRACK OF YOUR SHOW BILL BENNINGS FROM ARKAMSAS GOOD LUCK

1265 days ago
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John Mead    

I am unable to locate "Current" channel. I have a comprehensive package costing over $170 per month. Please tell me how I might get this channel. Thanks John Mead. jmeadusa@yahoo.com

1117 days ago
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