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Rock Bottom: Joy Behar gets new show … on Current TV, Keith Olbermann jealous

http://twitter.com/#!/dbernstein/status/212213841302532097

Oh, our aching sides! The asinine harpy known as Joy Behar is leaving HLN for a stint at Al Gore’s Current TV. We know; it is rather shocking to learn that both those channels actually exist.

.@pfro was right yesterday — @JoyVBehar, formerly of HLN, is taking her show to Current TV. Not sure about the time slot.

— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) June 11, 2012

@JoyVBehar will debut a show on CurrenTV, thereby delving further into irrelevance… http://t.co/dy6ZIOi0 #p2 #tcot via @mediaite

— Jean R. Ewing (@GenNerd) June 11, 2012

@JoyVBehar is coming to @Current next week at 8e/5p! More details here: http://t.co/joKKKFpU

— Current TV (@current) June 11, 2012

More from Current.

Put Some Joy In Your Night

You’ve probably missed her as much as we have! That’s why Current TV is bringing Joy Behar back to primetime television with a new show starting this fall. Channeling her trademark enthusiasm and wit Behar will be joined by an ensemble cast of progressive voices from journalists to economists, pundits to celebrities. This is Joy as you have never seen her before. If you think she is outspoken on “The View” just wait until you see her on Current.

If you can’t wait until September to bring Joy back into your life have no fear. Behar will be hosting a week-long special:
“Joy Behar: One Week Only *Until The Fall” starting on June 18th 8e/5p.

Stop, you’re slaying us! If by “trademark,” they mean non-existent.

We all wait with bated breath to see how the train wreck of a show will begin. Will she start with another segment on how home schooled children are demented? Or perhaps she will whip out the race card first thing and accuse white men of being “traumatized” by President Obama’s election? One thing of which we are certain; she will Godwin herself right out of the gate. If a useful idiot Godwins herself and no one is watching, does she make a sound?

RT @AmNewsWatch Joy Behar Gets Show on Al Gore's Current TV ….If a program's on a channel that no one watches, does it make a sound? #tcot

— NIX on OBAMA!!! (@NIXonOBAMA) June 11, 2012

Al Gore made the announcement earlier today.

DTN USA: Al Gore announces new Joy Behar show: Her HLN show ended last year, but Joy Behar will soon be back on … http://t.co/nEXh1BO3

— DTN USA (@DTNUSA) June 11, 2012

“Joy Behar is a beloved veteran television personality with her finger on the pulse of what viewers care about,” Current TV Chairman and former Vice President Al Gore said in making the announcement. “Millions of Americans tune in daily to hear her take on the issues along with her inimitable style.”

HAHAHA. Beloved! Has her finger on the pulse!  Al, the science is settled: You are an idjit.

Twitter users join in congratulating her as only they can.

Ouch MT @CIAspygirl: Joy Behar joining Current TV to host talk show. If she wanted 2 do a talk show no one watched she cd have stayed on HLN

— Nigel Cameron (@nigelcameron) June 11, 2012

id rather eat glass “@ChopSteuey: NO!!! "@TVGuide: @JoyVBehar is joining @Current TV with a new show. Will you watch? http://t.co/AuKXuXpQ"”

— pamsimpsonian (@pamsimpsonian) June 11, 2012

https://twitter.com/Jihadihunter/status/212224392955052032

Gross: "Taps Joy Behar" ||Current TV Taps Joy Behar To Host New Show http://t.co/xTebUyTF

— Joseph (@JoeKenHa) June 11, 2012

Gag…this woman is horrible RT @PatriotPost: Must have bad ratings: Joy Behar Gets Show on Al Gore's Current TV: http://t.co/C8vcvXts

— vickie gray (@sagely7) June 11, 2012

Current TV replaces Olbermann with the only person on earth I'm less likely to watch than Olbermann: http://t.co/yuE5NAY1

— Doug Powers (@ThePowersThatBe) June 11, 2012

https://twitter.com/RileyRebel129/status/212196615019175936

Lol. RT @emzanotti: Keith Olbermann's Current TV replacement? Keith Olbermann in a wig. http://t.co/zGr2zrlr

— J | s (@JackieSeal) June 11, 2012

Speaking of Keith Olbermann, someone is jealous!

Alas, another victim. Joy, Joy, Joy… RT @THRtv Joy Behar Joins Current TV http://t.co/nYqENcHs

— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) June 11, 2012

Blogger Ace of Spades hilariously weighs in on Behar’s move and the absurd claims that she is a huge comedic talent. Well, to be fair, if one counts providing huge giggle-worthy mocking potential, then we guess she’s super talented.

Joy Behar is a talent sandwich with extra talent piled high, stacked on toasted talent rye, smothered in talent-sauce and sauteed talent.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

You know a comedian is a rock star when no one ever heard of her until Comedy Store legend Barbara Walters discovered her.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

Barbara Walters discovered all the greats — Kinnison, MacDonald, Miller, Wright, even Rodney Dangerfield.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

You just can't even talk about American Comedy without noting Barbara Walters' stable of crowd-killers.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

I'll never forget hearing Joy Behar's first comedy album, the self-titled "Backfat"

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

I immediately burned all my Steve Martin records. I denounced them.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

@AceofSpadesHQ Little known Queen of Comedy, Barbara Walters fact: She likes to work blue.

— John Davey (@juanitocabrone) June 11, 2012

I used to be able to quote Barbara Walters' "What kind of tree would you be?" act verbatim.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

Anyone remember Behar's multiplatinum comedy albums, Let's Get Real and Behar: Live at Budokan? Every kind had a Behar tour shirt.

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

I remember buying one myself from the mall and *lying*, saying I went to her show, but my parents wouldn't let me, with the trampling deaths

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

anyway she's a magnificent talent. But you all know that about "National Treasure Joy Behar."

— iLoveScienceSexually (@AceofSpadesHQ) June 11, 2012

Now that is comedy gold. Gold! Take note, Behar.

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