Netflix Alum Devin Griffin Hired to Lead Programming at New BET Streaming Service, BET+

Griffin formed Netflix’s unscripted group

Netflix alum Devin Griffin has been hired as the general manager of upcoming BET streaming service, BET+. There, he’ll oversee business strategy and operations, including original programming, content acquisitions, marketing, distribution, planning and analysis.

During his Netflix tenure, Griffin had formed its unscripted group. In that role, he commissioned and/or executive produced more than 40 series, including “Queer Eye.” Griffin also worked on scripted drama, comedy, sci-fi and anime at Netflix. He’s credited with programming “Black Mirror” and bringing aboard “Designated Survivor.”

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Tony Maglio

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