In an exclusive interview with In Touch, Andy Cohen, executive producer of Real Housewives and host of Watch What Happens Live, reveals which franchise is his favorite and why his job isn’t always easy.

Andy says that he gets calls and texts in the middle of the night from distraught Housewives stars and says, “Sometimes I feel like I’m a therapist as well as a producer!”

For the 48-year-old former CBS News producer, conflict resolution is part of his job description. “It can be very uncomfortable,” admits Andy of mediating the infighting that goes on between Housewives cast members. “It’s all real.”

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“I think the important thing that I try to do is let everybody be heard,” Andy says of navigating the emotional minefield of reality TV on Bravo.

As far as a favorite franchise, Andy reveals that he’s “always had a soft spot for New York, because it’s funny in a very twisted way."

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"I can’t get over that they all sleep with the same guys,” he says.

For the full interview with Andy Cohen, including who his “shadiest” guest on Watch What Happens Live was, pick up the latest issue of In Touch, on newsstands now!