Countdown with Keith Olbermann
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.
Series Fun Facts
- On February 24, 2010, the Worst Person in the World segment was renamed "The Hall of Shame" for one program. Keith Olbermann would revert the new name back to the old one.
- The music used in the Worst Person in the World segment is Johann Sebastian Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor".
- 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.