Andy Cohen digs the ocean, the color yellow, disco balls, the B-52's, funny girls, and TV. He is a gemini living in NYC.
Andy is also Bravo's SVP of Original Programming and Development, responsible for overseeing the network's current development and production slate, including hit shows like "Top Chef," "The Real Housewives of OC/NYC/ATL," "The Rachel Zoe Project," "Make Me a Supermodel," "The Fashion Show," "Shear Genius," "Tabatha's Salon Takeover," "The Millionaire Matchmaker," "million Dollar Listing," and "Flipping Out."
In addition, Cohen writes "Andy's Blog," a daily blog at BravoTV.com about pop culture, television, media, and his daily life, and hosts "Watch What Happens," BravoTV.com's first live-streaming online program. On the show, Cohen takes calls, emails and texts from viewers across the country with questions for live guests like Sandra Bernhard, Diane von Furstenberg, Sean Avery, Tim Gunn, and Bravolebrities and tastemakers. The show was spun off from Bravotv.com onto the Network itself where Cohen hosts "Watch What Happens" Reunion shows featuring the stars of "The Real Housewives," "Top Chef," "Flipping Out," and more.
Since starting at Bravo in 2005, he oversaw an aggressive slate of unscripted series and specials including "Project Runway," "Queer Eye," Being Bobby Brown," "Work Out," "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," "Showdog Moms and Dads," and "Battle of the Network Reality Stars."
Previous to his current position, Cohen was Vice President of Original Programming for TRIO (pop, culture, tv), beginning in July 2000. He was responsible for developing and supervising all of TRIO's original productions including the critically acclaimed original documentaries "Gay Republicans," "Easy Riders/Raging Bulls," "Brilliant, But Cancelled," and the critically-lauded original series "Pilot Season, "24w/" and "Parking Lot."
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". He has been nominated for seven Emmy Awards as Executive Producer of "Project Greenlight," "Project Runway," "Top Chef" and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." OUT Magazine named Cohen "hottest blogger of 2006" in their annual "hot" issue and in '07, Cohen was named one of MULTICHANNEL NEWS' "40 Under 40" innovative and formative executives at work today.
Prior to working for NBC Universal, Cohen was Senior Producer for CBS News' "The Early Show" where he oversaw the production of entertainment segments. Previously, Cohen was a producer for CBS News' "48 Hours" and for "CBS This Morning" where he covered breaking news (Oklahoma City bombing, Hurricane Andrew, California Wildfires, Crash of TWA Flight 800) and produced live segments and celebrity profiles.
Born in St. Louis, Mr. Cohen is a graduate of Boston University where he received his BA degree in broadcast journalism.