Netflix Hires TV Executive Nne Ebong

Netflix Nov. 9 announced the hiring of veteran TV executive Nne Ebong as VP of overall deals and original series. Ebong is the newest hire by Bela Bajaria, head of global TV at the SVOD pioneer, who replaced longtime executive Cindy Holland over the summer.

Ebong joins Brian Wright, VP of original series, with the two overseeing Netflix’s high-profile TV producers Ryan Murphy, Shonda Rhimes, Mara Brock Akil, Liz Feldman, Shawn Levy and the Duffer Brothers, among others.

Ebong previously headed creative at Wiip, the indie U.S. television studio headed by former BBC executive and ABC network entertainment president Paul Lee. Indeed, Ebong also held an executive position at ABC Studios as SVP of drama development.

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She oversaw programs such as Scandal,” “How to Get Away With Murder,” “American Crime,” “Designated Survivor,” “Once Upon a Time” and “Revenge.” Ebong joined ABC Studios in 2006 overseeing series such as “Lost,” “Brothers & Sisters” and “The Ghost Whisperer.”