2017 Keynote Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen is an Emmy Award-winning host, producer, and author best known as the host and executive producer of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” Bravo’s Late Night interactive talk show—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 also serves as executive producer of “The Real Housewives” franchise.

 

Cohen’s many successful media endeavors include “Radio Andy,” a personally curated, pop culture-focused SiriusXM channel, and his own book imprint, Andy Cohen Books. In November 2016, he became a New York Times bestselling author for a fourth time with the release of “Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries.” He achieved similar success with “The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look At a Shallow Year” as well as his first book, “Most Talkative: Stories from the Frontlines of Pop Culture.”

 

Cohen is the host and co-executive producer for the hour-long revival of the iconic relationship show “Love Connection” on Fox. Cohen also hosts and executive produces “Andy Cohen’s Then & Now,” a Bravo series that explores the nostalgic moments of some of the most significant years in history.

 

When he isn’t in the host seat, Cohen tours the country with Anderson Cooper for “AC2: An Intimate Evening with Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen” where the dynamic duo discuss all topics deep and shallow in front of sold out audiences across the country.

 

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.”

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