Amanda Barclay Joins Netflix As Director Of Original Series, Comedy

Amanda Barclay Joins Netflix As Director Of Original Series, Comedy
ABC Signature Executive Director, Comedy Development Amanda Barclay is leaving the Disney TV studio to join Netflix as Director in the streamer’s Original Series, Comedy team led by Tracey Pakosta. She replaces Robert Prinz, Director of Original Series, Comedy, who is leaving the company.

Prinz worked on several multi-camera comedy series, Family Reunion, which is returning for the second part of its second season next month, as well as Kevin James’ comedy The Crew, the Katherine McPhee-Eddie Cibrian starrer Country Comfort and Dad Stop Embarrassing Me starring Jamie Foxx, all of which were canceled after one season. He moved to comedy after a stint as Senior Manager, Kids and Family at Netflix.

Pakosta, who joined Netflix at the end of 2020, is starting to put her stamp on the streamer’s comedy department with Barclay among her first major hires. Barclay is the second ABC Signature executive to move to Netflix this month,
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