Olbermann Sues Al Gore's TV Network For $70M Over Ouster

Law360, Los Angeles (April 5, 2012, 8:27 PM EDT) -- Ousted "Countdown" host Keith Olbermann slapped his former employer, Al Gore's Current TV LLC, with a breach of contract suit in California on Thursday alleging he's owed up to $70 million in unpaid compensation after the station canceled his news program last week.

The TV host claims Current unlawfully terminated its employment agreement with him after he made repeated demands to improve the production quality of his program and the lackluster studio "Countdown" was broadcast from. Senior management at Current, which was co-founded by Al Gore...
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