Notable for Olbermann's elaborate writing style, fast-paced delivery, historical and pop culture references, and signature witty interjections makes Countdown more colorful than most newscasts. Olbermann combines serious news stories with humorous segments and, of late, with commentaries critical of the Bush administration.
Last Episode10x57 Season 10, Episode 57 Aired: Mar. 23, 2012
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Series Fun Facts
- The opening theme is the opening bars of the second movement of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Ninth Symphony".
- On November 30, 2005, Keith Olbermann gave Fox News rival 'Bill OReilly all three positions of "Worst Person in the World".
- The papers he throws at the camera at the conclusion of each episode is the script for the show, which is on hand in case the teleprompter malfunctions during the live broadcast.