Andy Cohen of Watch What Happens Live and Real Housewives fame is set to executive produce and host a seven-part doc series called For Real: The Story of Reality TV. The series will air on the E! network.
Since The Real Housewives of Orange County made its debut in 2005, Andy has been a very popular figure in the Bravo universe. Fans always look forward to Andy’s commentary about the franchise’s women, not to mention his ability to shade them with viewer questions. Even his chat program Watch What Happens Live has created a platform for people from Bravo shows (and other celebrities) to chat with Andy Cohen about all things Bravo.
According to Deadline, NBCU has ordered the series, which is set to air sometime in early 2021. It will be produced by Bunim/Murray Productions (this is the Keeping up with the Kardashians production company) and Cohen’s Most Talkative. The series will take a look back at the most memorable moments from some of the most iconic reality TV shows, such as The Bachelor and The Real Housewives, as well as KUWTK and Survivor, etc. It will also include interviews with some of the stars from an array of reality series. These celebs will surely offer the fans juicy gossip. Each episode will focus on a theme or moment from a series, along with discussions with some of the most famous names in the industry. Andy revealed that he is excited to look back on all the infamous moments that shaped people’s love for reality TV.
Rachel Smith, the Executive Vice President of Development at Bravo and E!, stated, “Andy takes viewers on a deep and captivating journey into a genre that’s forever captivated audiences and impacted pop culture…At a time where the world is constantly changing, For Real: The Story of Reality TV offers the perfect escape we all need; an opportunity to sit back, relax and submerge into a world that’s captured so many.” The series will allow viewers to get an inside look at how these magic moments happened and how those moments affected the reality stars involved. Besides this new gig and his other hosting jobs, Andy is also the host of other Bravo reality series, including Vanderpump Rules, Shahs of Sunset, Below Deck, and Southern Charm.
Andy is the best person for the job as he is a reality TV connoisseur and his life revolves around keeping up with the genre. The Watch What Happens Live star is ready to spill all the tea on everything reality TV.