Countdown Coming to NBC

Source: Reuters

Looks like the Peacock guys are growing a set of liberal balls:

Olbermann's hourlong news show will get its first primetime broadcast network exposure when it leads into a preseason "Sunday Night Football" game this weekend. "Countdown" will air from 7-8 p.m. EST, followed by the Philadelphia Eagles-Pittsburgh Steelers game.

Olberman's Edward R Murrow-like rants against the Bush administration have become a key aspect of Olberman's appeal, so it will be interesting to see what people think of the show when its butted up against the NFL game. No doubt Keith will come up with something eloquent to say for the new found audience.

Here is one of Keith's more notable rants on Bush's recent pardon of Scooter Libby:

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