Report: Access Hollywood Lays Off 14

Even successful television shows aren’t immune to layoffs as The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reports that Access Hollywood laid off 14 employees Wednesday:

In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, an Access Hollywood spokesperson would only say that the show had made “staffing adjustments that make sense for our business and position us well for the future.”

The Access Hollywood layoffs hit hardest in the research department, according to a source.

Breath easy, Billy Bush fans — there are no changes with the on-air talent.

Access Hollywood is averaging 2.8 million viewers per day and is tied with TMZ for second in the daily entertainment news magazines ratings with with a 2.0.