Andy Cohen started his career as a producer, and while working as an executive at Bravo and executive producer for “The Real Housewives” franchise, he launched his long-running Bravo talk show “Watch What Happens Live” in 2019. On May 14th at 10 pm on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), a host with a similar career trajectory with debut his weekly program “The Nightcap With Carlos King.”
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Like Andy Cohen, Carlos King has worked as an executive producer on “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta.” After parting ways with the popular reality show, King went on to producer other shows as the founder and CEO of Kingdom Reign Entertainment, including “Love & Marriage: Huntsville” for OWN. And his talk show will launch after the premiere of the spin-off “Love & Marriage: D.C.” Initially, “Watch What Happens Live” gave Real Housewives and Bravo fans additional conversation about what they had just watched, and “The Nightcap With Carlos King” will serve the same purpose for own’s “Love & Marriage” franchise fans.
Here’s what else the “Watch What Happens Live” and “The Nightcap With Carlos King” have in common:
❏ 30 minutes long
❏ hosted by producers who parlayed the popularity of their shows into fame for themselves
❏ celebrity friends of the host will be featured
❏ pop culture conversation
❏ guests will play games and take challenges
❏ hosts are lovable and gregarious
“Watch What Happens Live” got its start as a weekly show and is now seen five nights a week. If ratings and advertiser interest are strong, it’s highly likely that Carlos King’s show will also gain a greater presence on OWN. See the premiere of “The Nightcap With Carlos King” on May 14th on OWN.