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Could Keith Olbermann Head Back To Sports After MSNBC Split?
Published January 24, 2011
HEADING TO HOLLYWOOD? ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's Lynette Rice cited a source as saying that screenwriter Aaron Sorkin "has long had a pilot script in the works about a cable news show, and Olbermann could be tapped to contribute rants." Sorkin spent time on the set of Olbermann's show "while penning the behind-the-scenes script (think 'Sports Night' meets 'Countdown')." Sorkin recently told the BBC that he "also shadowed Chris Matthews and Fox News and that he's working with HBO on the project" (EW.com, 1/22).