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Andrew Cohen
Born June 2, 1968 (1968-06-02) (age 41)
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality United States U.S.A.
Other names Andy
Education B.A. (broadcast journalism), Boston University
Occupation Television executive and Blogger
Employer Bravo
  Ŀ NBC Universal
    Ŀ GE
Title Senior Vice President of Production and Programming
Partner Single—as of June 1, 2007 (Cohen 2007, p. 2)
Website
Andy’s Blog on BravoTV.com
Notes
† NBC Universal, the parent company of Bravo, is owned by the world’s second largest company, General Electric Co.

Andy Cohen is an American television executive and Host. He is currently Senior Vice President of Production and Programming at the Bravo cable television network, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. He hosts the network's reunion shows and their topical weekly show "Watch What Happens Live".

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Biographical data

Cohen was born on June 2, 1968,[1] in St. Louis, Missouri,[2] of Russian and Polish descent[3] and Jewish heritage.[4]

Cohen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University.[2] Cohen is openly gay.[5]

Professional background

Current positions with NBC Universal

Hit shows Cohen oversees (or has overseen) include…

Also handles unscripted (“reality”) series and specials, such as…

Cohen is also a blogger on pop culture, television, media, and his own daily life…

He is the host of Watch What Happens Live, Bravo's first live topical talk show, plus 30 episodes of Bravotv.com's live streaming online program, and has hosted many highly rated reunion shows on Bravo TV, including:

  • "Top Chef: Watch What Happens Special" - 2
  • "The Real Housewives of Orange County: Watch What Happens Special"
  • "The Real Housewives Confess"- NYC/Atlanta/New Jersey
  • "Flipping Out: Watch What Happens Special" - 2
  • "Shear Genius: Watch What Happens Special"
  • "20 Most Outrageous Bravo Moments"
  • "Work Out" Reunion Show

He is a recurring commentator on CNN and other media outlets as a pop culture pundit for Bravo.

Previous NBC assignments

Cohen was previously Vice President of Original Programming for TRIO, another NBC Universal outlet, beginning in July 2000. Original productions under his supervision at TRIO included:

  • Gay Republicans
  • Easy Riders/Raging Bulls
  • Brilliant, But Cancelled
  • Pilot Season
  • 24w/
  • Parking Lot
  • PeterPeter

Before NBC Universal

Awards

References

  1. ^ Cohen, Andy (2007-06-01), 'Lil 40, Andy’s Blog, BravoTV.com, http://www.bravotv.com/blog/andysblog/2007/06/lil_40.php, retrieved 2007-09-26  
  2. ^ a b c d e Andy Cohen’s biography, BravoTV.com, 2007, http://www.bravotv.com/blog/andysblog/bio.html, retrieved 2007-09-26  
  3. ^ Cohen, Andy (2006-07-31), Again, I Am NOT Andre Balasz, Andy Cohen’s Blog, OutZoneTV.com, http://blogs.outzonetv.com/andy/2006/07/again_i_am_not_andre_balasz_1.php, retrieved 2007-09-26  
  4. ^ Juergens, Brian (2007-02-14), Bravo’s Andy Cohen Loves His Big Gay Job, Andy’s Blog, AfterElton.com, http://www.afterelton.com/archive/elton/people/2007/2/andycohen.html, retrieved 2007-09-26  
  5. ^ "Andy Cohen is Gay?". http://hunkspedia.websiteko.com/2009/01/07/andy-cohen-is-gay/. Retrieved 2009-06-24.  
  6. ^ ( – Scholar search) The Peabody Award Winners Archive, University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, http://www.peabody.uga.edu/archives, retrieved 2007-09-26  . Note that the Peabody Archive lists the year of this award as 2004, not 2005 as stated in BravoTV.com’s biography of Cohen; the Peabody Archive citation is taken as authoritative.
  7. ^ "Awards for Andrew Cohen (V)", The Internet Movie Database (IMDb), IMDb.com, 2007, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1565702/awards, retrieved 2007-09-26  
  8. ^ Cohen, Andy (2006-05-16), Stuff, Andy’s Blog, BravoTV.com, http://www.bravotv.com/blog/andysblog/2006/05/stuff.php, retrieved 2007-09-26  
  9. ^ "Forty Under Forty", Multichannel News (Multichannel.com), 2007-05-28, http://www.multichannel.com/article/CA6446424.html?industryid=47199&q=%2240+Under+40%22, retrieved 2007-09-26  

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