The Weather Channel today announced sweeping changes in the network’s strategy and programming, returning mornings to weather coverage and ending the network’s investment in non-weather original programs. The changes–including layoffs–will be detailed in a network meeting for employees Thursday.
“We’ve restructured our TV division to better align our content production and distribution with a focus on innovative models of storm coverage and strategic new products, such as our soon-to-be-launched OTT service,” the network told TVNewser in a statement. “This shift in focus has resulted in the elimination of some our programming and positions.”
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