Funny or Die lays off more staffers. Read the memo from Mike Farah
We’re still learning more about what’s going on over at Funny or Die HQ, but suffice it to say, 2018 isn’t opening on a high note, as the company just announced additional layoffs. FoD closed the NYC office last year, and also eliminated jobs in San Mateo, consolidating much of the... [Read More]
Another Round of Layoffs Hit Funny or Die
A year and a half after a round of layoffs that shuttered the San Mateo engineering office and left 37 people without a job and almost one year since closing the New York office, Funny or Die has made some more cuts today. According to Deadline, Funny or Die CEO Mike Farah sent a memo to [&hell... [Read More]
Seeso’s Days Are Numbered
The future isn’t looking very bright for NBC’s streaming comedy site Seeso. According to Variety, NBCUniversal is laying off Seeso staff members a little over a month after it was revealed that Seeso head Evan Shapiro exited the company. While there are several shows slated to debut over... [Read More]
Seeso layoffs by NBCUniversal leave its original programming, entire future in doubt
Can Emmy nominations save Seeso? For the sake of the programming department, decimated by layoffs from parent company NBCUniversal that will leave most of them unemployed a week from now, let’s hope so. Then again, every once in a while, the Emmy Awards make it awkward by presenting trophies t... [Read More]
Funny or Die Just Laid Off 37 People
Some sad news out of LA today: Funny or Die just laid off 30% of their staff, a total of 37 people, in a restructuring that new CEO Mike Farah says is part of a plan to “double-down and re-focus on making the kind of content that made us a household name in the first […] [Read More]
Funny or Die lays off 37, shutters Silicon Valley engineering office
Just a few days after throwing its annual bash in Montreal for the comedy industry gathered at Just For Laughs, Funny or Die announced today it'd lay off 37 jobs -- 30 percent of its workforce -- and close the office in San Mateo, Calif., where the comedy company's engineers worked. Here's the offic... [Read More]