Paramount Global lays off about 800 employees after Super Bowl

Paramount Global lays off about 800 employees after Super Bowl

- Paramount Global announced Tuesday it is laying off about 800 employees, or roughly 3% of its workforce, according to a person familiar with the matter. - Paramount Global, which owns CBS, said Monday that the network set record highs for Super Bowl viewership. - Bakish warned of impending layoffs in an internal note sent last month. He said at the time that Paramount Global must "operate as a leaner company and spend less." Paramount Global is laying off hundreds …