Brandon Riegg
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United States

Netflix

Brandon
Riegg

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.”

Career

  • ABC Entertainment
  • NBC Entertainment
  • Netflix

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • Reality TV Impact
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