In the wake of Bela Bajaria's recent move to lead Netflix's international non-English original TV series, the online streamer is shuffling its leadership team to more clearly distinguish between development of its English and non-English language content.As a result, Netflix has elevated Lisa Nishimura to vice president of independent film and documentary features, a shift from her prior post as VP of original documentary and comedy programming. She will now oversee independent film, English and non-English documentary features, documentary shorts...
VP, Nonfiction Series & Comedy Specials
In the four years since he joined Netflix, Riegg has helped put the streaming giant on the map in the world of reality television with series including “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” the “Queer Eye” reboot, early 2020 hit “Love Is Blind,” “Rhythm + Flow” and “Nailed It!” Since taking on comedy specials and docuseries, programs such as “Cheer,” “Last Chance U” and “Chef’s Table” are still making their mark under Riegg’s authority. Netflix viewers flocked to the Riegg-greenlit family-friendly game show “Floor Is Lava,” which quickly became a number one show on the streamer. His unscripted chops stem from years spent overseeing series such as “The Voice” and “America’s Got Talent” at NBC in addition to developing and producing series for ABC, including “Dancing With the Stars” and “Wife Swap.”