03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Lauren Zalaznick In 'Advanced Talks' To Run MTV: Nikki Finke

The line to leave NBCU because of the Comcast-GE-NBCU merger forms here. Granted that a lot of executives either have their resumes out or are being head-hunted for key jobs. Latest is Lauren Zalaznick, the President of NBC Universal's Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks who oversees Bravo and Oxygen. Sources tell me she's in advanced talks to take Brian Graden's big job as MTV President of Entertainment running MTV and VH1.

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