Andy Cohen
Emmy Award-winning TV Producer, Host, and Executive at Bravo


Andy Cohen is an Emmy Award-winning host, producer, and New York Times best-selling author best known as the host and executive producer of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” Bravo’s Late Night, interactive talk show.  It has become a nightly destination for some of the biggest names in pop culture including Meryl Streep, Cher, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga. He is the author of Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture, The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year, and, most recently, Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries. He also serves as executive producer of “The Real Housewives” franchise, and recently launched his own SiriusXM channel “Radio Andy.”

 

In his ten years as an executive at Bravo he was responsible for an aggressive slate of unscripted series and specials including hits such as “Project Runway,” “Top Chef,” “Queer Eye For the Straight Guy,” “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” the “Million Dollar Listing” franchise, “Being Bobby Brown,” “Shahs of Sunset,” “Flipping Out,” “Top Design,” “Work Out,” “Make Me a Supermodel,” “Blow Out,” “Kathy Griffin My Life On the D List,” “The A List Awards” “The Rachel Zoe Project,” “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist,” “Bethenny Ever After,” “Tabatha’s Salon Takeover,” and “The Real Housewives” franchises.  Cohen started at Bravo in 2004 as Vice President, Original Programming and most recently, Cohen served as Bravo’s Executive Vice President of Development and Talent from November 2011 to January 2014.

 

Cohen received an Emmy award when season six of “Top Chef” won Outstanding Reality Competition Program at the 2010 primetime Emmy Awards  and  has been nominated for 17 additional  Emmy Awards as Executive Producer of “Project Greenlight,” “Project Runway,” “Top Chef” and “Queer Eye For The Straight Guy.” In 2005, Cohen was awarded a Peabody Award for his role as Executive Producer of the TRIO documentary “The N Word” and another in 2008 as an Executive Producer of “Project Runway.”

 

Before joining TRIO, Cohen served 10 years at CBS News as Senior Producer of The Early Show, as well as a Producer for CBS News’48 Hours and for CBS This Morning. Andy Cohen appears regularly on NBC’s Today, Morning Joe, and Joy Behar, and has also co-hosted Live! with Regis and Kelly and the 10:00 a.m. hour of NBC’s Today. He has been profiled by The New York Times, Glamour magazine, Vanity Fair, People, Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, TV Guide magazine, and New York magazine, and has been a guest on Late Show with David Letterman, NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, as well as on The View. In 2011, Cohen was featured in TV Guide’s “Hotlist” and OUT’s “Out 100.” In June 2010, he was listed as one of TV Guide’s “25 Most Influential People in Television”; he has also appeared on the cover of The Advocate.

 

Born in St. Louis, Cohen is a graduate of Boston University where he received a B.A. in broadcast journalism.  Cohen is currently on the board of directors for charity Friends In Deed and resides in New York City.

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Hardcover
The Andy Cohen DiariesA Deep Look at a Shallow Year
Henry Holt and Co.

A year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon Andy Cohen, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent words.

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Most TalkativeStories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
Henry Holt and Co.

The man behind the Real Housewives writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television show.
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SuperficialMore Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries
Henry Holt & Co.

In this account of his escapades—personal, professional, and behind-the-scenes—Andy tells us not only what goes down, but exactly what he thinks of it.

Most Talkative Join Andy Cohen for the journey of a lifetime, from his start as a kid with an all-consuming passion for TV, to his career as the creator of today’s celebrity icons. With no-holds-barred humor, and plenty of heart, Andy Cohen offers a singular glimpse into the world of television.





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