"The Real Housewives" franchise producer Andy Cohen receives criticism for comments he made during "The Story of Soaps."

ABC and PEOPLE present "The Story of Us," a two-hour primetime special airing Tuesday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on ABC.

When five smart, high-powered, self-made women get together, claws generally come out and the fur flies. But that’s the exact opposite of what happened when CBS’s Watch magazine recently gathered the women of “The Talk” — Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler — together for a very candid roundtable interview. “There are a lot of representations of women on television where they just aren’t being kind to each other,” Tyler says of what makes “The Talk” stand out. “Female-focused television has become antagonistic—some of the most popular shows are about women competing with each other—and I don’t think there are any shows where the women are as supportive and as kind to each other.”