The renewal comes amid continued strong ratings for the show, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in June. The series is the highest-rated late night ad-supported cable talk show in 2019 among F18-49 and F25-54, according to Nielsen Live+7, besting Wwhl, Daily Show (Comedy Central), Conan (TBS), Busy Tonight (E!), StarTalk (Nat Geo), Graham Norton Show (Bbca), & Raq Rants (Bet).
In Watch What Happens Live, fans are able to interact with their favorite celebrities in real time via call-in or live polls. Guests this winter have included Celine Dion, Helena Bonham Carter, Kelly Rowland and Alanis Morissette. The show received a 2018 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within An Unscripted Program.
This year has seen several milestones for Cohen and the late-night series. In February, he welcomed his first son,