Television producer who went in front of the cameras to host Watch What Happens Live, becoming the first openly gay late night talk-show host.
After earning a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism he spent 10 years producing newscasts for CBS and joined Bravo in 2005.
As a pop culture aficionado, he regularly appeared on talk shows like Morning Joe, Live with Regis and Kelly, and The View.
He was born to Lou and Evelyn Cohen in St. Louis, Missouri. He has a sister named Emily.
In 2012, he went on Anderson Live with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and discussed Cooper's coming out as a gay man.