‘Tucker’ Staffers Are In A Tough Spot

By Brian 

First on TVNewser: Staffers on MSNBC’s Tucker are facing layoffs as production responsibilites are consolidated with the cable net’s other afternoon production teams.

However, Tucker Carlson isn’t losing his show. “We have found some efficiencies in how we staff our late afternoon programs,” a spokesperson says. “Tucker will continue to host our 4 and 6pm hours, where he’s achieving impressive growth in our audience.”

The affected staffers were informed yesterday, a tipster says. They are being encouraged to consider other opportunities. Another tipster says the show format may change, but that hasn’t been confirmed…