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11/11/2013 10:44 am ET

CNN Lays Off Top Producers From Entertainment Group

FILE- This Jan. 17, 2001 file photo shows pedestrians entering CNN Center, the headquarters for CNN,  in downtown Atlanta. Th
FILE- This Jan. 17, 2001 file photo shows pedestrians entering CNN Center, the headquarters for CNN, in downtown Atlanta. The latest rough patch for CNN illustrates the two contradictions at the network's heart. In a brutal time for the news business, CNN is one of the few media organizations thriving while its most visible part in the United States, prime-time on the flagship network, is hurting. The company has built its brand on nonpartisan reporting, while CNN's audience tilts Democratic as much or more as Fox News Channel's audience is Republican. (AP Photo/Ric Feld,File)

CNN has laid off top producers from its entertainment group in a reshuffle of the unit, TheWrap has learned.

Among those laid off were longtime executive producer Karen Bonsignore and part of her team including Jennifer Wolfe, Doug Hyde, Denise Quan and KJ Matthews, according to an individual with knowledge of the layoffs. Bonsignore had worked for CNN for 32 years.

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