Speaker Cat Rodriguez
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VP, Unscripted Development & Programming
Cat Rodriguez is Vice President, Unscripted Development and Programming, Lifetime. Based in Los Angeles, Rodriguez is responsible for developing and overseeing non-fiction programming for the network.
Rodriguez, who joined Lifetime in 2019, currently oversees the groundbreaking, award winning series Supernanny which premiered its latest season in January, Little Women: Atlanta and Marrying Millions.
A highly sought-after show-runner with over 20 years of experience in the unscripted space, Rodriguez began her career helping to mold some of MTV’s most seminal shows like Next, Date My Mom, Parental Control, and Bam’s Unholy Union. Rodriguez then went on to produce two stand-out seasons on the critically acclaimed LA Ink with Kat Von D, before producing The Real Housewives of New Jersey where she became known for her skillful and authentic storytelling abilities. That show’s success lead to a wide variety of opportunities in many different genres including for Lifetime docuseries Little Women: LA and Seven Year Switch, competition series like Bravo’s Chef Academy and the Project Runway companion series Models of the Runway, comedic sitcoms USA’s Chrisley Knows Best, and bold new social experiments such as Bravo’s Stripped.
Celebrating over 35 years of entertaining audiences, Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning award-winning movies, high-quality scripted series and breakout non-fiction series. Lifetime has an impressive legacy in public affairs, bringing attention to social issues that women care about with initiatives such as the long-running Stop Breast Cancer for Life, Stop Violence Against Women, and Broader Focus, a major global initiative dedicated to supporting and hiring female directors, writers and producers, including women of color, to make its content. Lifetime Television®, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
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