BREAKING NEWS: CNN+ SET TO SHUT DOWN 3 WEEKS AFTER LAUNCH

This. Is. Shocking.

The New York Times reported early Thursday that CNN+, the digital streaming service CNN poured so much money and resources into is shutting down and will cease operations on April 30.

This is only a month after it’s much anticipated launch.

Chris Licht, the new CNN president called an all staff meeting for noon Thursday.

This is just the beginning of this story. CNN pulled major players from other networks including Kasie Hunt from MSNBC and Chris Wallace from Fox News. Also, so many others left stable jobs to join the network and launch the paid service.

CNN was just sold to Discovery. At the beginning of the month, the deal closed. Since, the Times is reporting the new owners have had doubts about the service.

More as it comes…