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NBC Universal's Lauren Zalaznick
Lauren Zalaznick

If you’ve ever wondered who makes America’s popular culture pop and sizzle and shake on cable TV, think Lauren Zalaznick.

She’s a hot-as-a-pistol rising media mogul. President of NBC Universal Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks. The boss at cable networks Bravo and Oxygen. The power behind “Top Chef,” “Real Housewives of New Jersey,” “Tori & Dean,” and the charmingly-named reality weight-loss show, “Dance Your Ass Off.”

Who comes up with this stuff? She does.

This hour, On Point: A conversation with pop culture mogul, Lauren Zalaznick.

You can join the conversation. Tell us what you think — here on this page, on Twitter, and on Facebook.

Guest:

Lauren Zalaznick is President of NBC Universal Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, overseeing the cable networks Bravo, Oxygen and the women’s web site iVillage. She also heads up Women@NBCU, a sales and marketing initiative to target women viewers.

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