Emmy Award-winning producer, Mary Lisio, has left Blumhouse Television where she worked as EVP of alternative and non-scripted programming.
Lisio, having been with Blumhouse since 2017, departed the company to pursue other opportunities, Blumhouse said in a release.
Lisio oversaw several of Blumhouse’s acclaimed premium non-fiction series and documentary films, and was involved in the development of scripted projects including a deal with NBC News Studios to develop original, scripted series based on content from Dateline NBC.
Lisio oversaw the upcoming docuseries Worst Roommate Ever, which is based on a New York Magazine article; an upcoming two-part series about the late actor Brittany Murphy for HBO Max; Fall River for Epix which premiered in May; Relentless, a docuseries which recently premiered on Discovery+; and The People v. The Klan, a CNN docuseries.
“Mary was a force in coming in to kickstart Blumhouse TV’s documentary and unscripted efforts and really helped us define true horror in the premium documentary series and film space,” said Jeremy Gold, president of production for Blumhouse Television, in a statement.
Lisio’s work also included the documentary feature Pray Away from director Kristine Stolakis and executive producer Ryan Murphy, which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and on Netflix; A Secret Love, which is another documentary feature executive produced by Ryan Murphy, which was nominated for two Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards; and This Is Home, which won the audience award in the World Documentary Section at the Sundance Film Festival.
Before coming to Blumhouse, Lisio worked as SVP non-fiction and branded content, and was an executive producer on specials, non-fiction series and branded content for Ridley Scott‘s Scott Free and RSA Films.
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