EXCLUSIVE: Not a cheerful day in Stamford, CT, right now as WWE had a spherical of layoffs that impression its movie, TV and social media divisions in Connecticut and Los Angeles. Looking for out the precise quantity, however WWE Studios noticed layoffs in options, TV and digital/social media division Superior Media Group. All of those operations can be consolidated right into a single division, with a smaller workers working these operations.
We’ve heard the cuts had been deep. The information was conveyed right now by telephone by president and chief income officer Nick Khan, who left his post as co-head of the CAA television department final summer season to take the job. He was the agent for the WWE earlier than becoming a member of the corporate.
The function division’s productions vary from the Hamish Grieve-directed animated Rumble for Paramount Animation; the Dwayne Johnson- tarrer Combating with My Household; and an upcoming multi-part documentary on WWE founder, chairman and CEO Vince McMahon that’s being made for Netflix. The TV group output consists of the WWE wrestling broadcasts that embrace Uncooked, SmackDown and Whole Divas. We’ll let you realize once we hear extra.