UPDATE: The layoff numbers are 3 producers, 3 segment producers, 3 APs, 3 PAs, a supervisiing producer, 1 development person and a script consultant. That’s the True Hollywood Story casualty. Also 8 people from stunts (the Countdown show types), 3 from new media, and several more I can’t confirm from E!’s production side. And now cuts in E!’s newsAlso, 8 people from stunts (the Countdown show-types), 4 from new media, and several more I can’t confirm from E!’s production side. Also layoffs underway this week as well for most of the E! News Now division.
Monday 2:20 PM: I’m told that 3 True Hollywood Story producing teams and one of their supervising producers were let go today. There’s chatter inside the hallways that it’s related to the Comcast/NBCU deal.