EXCLUSIVE: Left/Right, the production company behind nonfiction series Mob Wives and Showtime’s This American Life among other fare, has hired two execs and promoted aonther. Nina Diaz, an executive producer on Mob Wives, has come aboard as SVP Current Production, while keeping her duties on the VH1 series. Her credits include showrunning The Real Housewives Of New Jersey and creating My Super Sweet 16 and Cribs. Also joining Left/Right is Angie Day as VP Development and Current Production. Meanwhile, Anneka Jones has been promoted to SVP Development and will continue to manage the company’s development team as well as staffing and recruiting efforts.
Mob Wives drew 2.4 million viewers to its Season 2 premiere and has spawned a spinoff, Mob Wives: Chicago, set to run in the spring. The series is produced by Left/Right, Just Jenn Prods, the Weinstein Co, and Electus.