10/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

How Andy Cohen Went From Bravo Executive To Bravo Star

"Watch What Happens Live" was envisioned as a 12-week test of a format that Bravo has long wanted: a live, topical talk show. The channel's reality shows already generate "so much water cooler conversation," Mr. Cohen said. Why not host some of that conversation on Bravo?

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