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Report: ESPN To Layoff 40-60 More People By December

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ESPN is reportedly heading for more layoffs within the next two months.

Earlier this year, ESPN laid off more than 100 on-air talent and other employees.

Despite the major overhaul, ESPN is reportedly not done yet. According to Mike McCarthy of Sporting News, the company is planning to layoff between 40-60 more people in late November or December.

This news comes after a few huge names were let go earlier this year, including John Clayton, Ed Werder, Marc Stein, Brett McMurphy, and Jaymee Sire.

According to the report from Sporting News, the next series of layoffs is "not going to be pretty."

The next round of cutbacks could come down in late November or early December, with 40-60 positions potentially being impacted, according to sources. The layoffs could hit both on-air TV/radio talent and behind-the-scenes production staffers.

This time it won't matter if you're 'liked' or not. It's not going to be pretty," one source warned.

Another source expects the flagship "SportsCenter" franchise to lose people in front of and behind the camera. "I see (ESPN) going down a path where they have less staff — and hire more production companies to provide programs and fill air time."

ESPN's 2017 has been soaked in controversy with the suspension of Jemele Hill and the cancellation of Barstool Van Talk, among other things.

We'll keep you updated as more becomes known about the reported layoffs.

[Sporting News]