The Real Housewives of New York City premiered March 4, 2008 on Bravo. While in pre-production, the series was initially titled Manhattan Moms but, following the success of The Real Housewives of Orange County, New York City became the second installment in the Housewives franchise. The series documents the lives of several high society Big Apple women and their families as they navigate the business world, summer in the Hamptons, and allow their emotions to get the best of them any chance they get.
Among the distinguished cast of RHONY have been European royalty, models, fashion industry moguls and authors. Original New York City Housewife Bethenny Frankel utilized her reality stardom to launch a hugely successful spirits line, the now-ubiquitous Skinny Girl empire, as well as the first-ever Housewives spinoff series, Bethenny Getting Married (later Bethenny Ever After) and her own talk show. Many subsequent Housewives throughout the franchise have tried to mimic her trajectory, with varying degrees of success.
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It’s turtle time, RHONY fans! The Real Housewives of New York City are returning for Season 7 and it looks like we’ll all need to keep plenty of Pinot Grigio on hand for this one. Bethenny is back and joining Ramona, LuAnn, Heather, Carole, Sonja, & Kristen along with newbie Dorinda Medley (more on her below!), and it’s all kicking off […]
For a while now, there’s been talk of Bethenny Frankel making a return to The Real Housewives of New York City for Season 7. To be honest, I didn’t really think it would happen. Bethenny already made it big with her Skinny Girl cocktail line and seemed to have moved on to things other than reality TV. But, apparently, after […]
So, Season 6 wasn’t great for The Real Housewives of New York City. Not that I, as a fan, didn’t enjoy last season, it just didn’t seem to resonate with viewers as much as I’m sure Bravo would have preferred. RHOC Season 6 clocked in with an average of 1,291,391 viewers per episode overall and, while this is certainly a respectable number […]
Tonight should be a good one, fellow Bravo Watchers! First up, we’ve got part three of The Real Housewives of New York City reunion, followed by the premiere of Below Deck Season 2 and then the brand new, live, interactive series The Singles Project! These previews should get you in the mood for a night of Bravo awesomeness!! 8/7c: The […]
With The Real Housewives of New York City Season 6 premiere now only days away I, of course, had to see if there were any teasers of the premiere episode available. Sure, I could have just waited patiently for Tuesday, March 11 @ 9/8c to see all the ladies return in their full glory… but that would have required a […]
March isn’t just Madness for NCAA basketball anymore, Bravo Watchers! Bravo has planned a premiere-packed month for us and the excitement kicks off TONIGHT! In the coming weeks we’ll be welcoming back two old favorites: Flipping Out and The Real Housewives of New York City, heading back into our fellow Bravo-fans’ living rooms with The People’s Couch, and getting our […]
Alright Housewives fans, your moment has come! Today, Bravo announced the debut of the “Real Housewives Awards” which gives all of us a chance to make our opinions known and voices heard. And, trust me, this is going to be SO MUCH FUN!!! The RHAs (as I’m calling them) are a true celebration of Housewives greatness, dedicated to honoring the most […]
It seems another Housewives marriage is over. As of Monday, Ramona and Mario Singer announced they had separated, following a domestic dispute at their Hamptons home just past weekend. Today, Ramona has reportedly filed divorce papers with the Manhattan Supreme Court. Ramona’s husband of 22 years found his way into the tabloids in October of last year amidst rumors that […]
The long LONG wait is over, RHONY fans! Well, the wait for the Season 6 premiere date, anyways. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 11 @ 9pm! Granted, that’s still over 2 months away but…there’s more! Bravo will be airing a 30-minute extended sneak peek of the new season on Monday, February 24 @ at 9pm! Still can’t wait to […]
For many of us, embarking on a new year means a clean slate, an opportunity to start fresh, develop healthier habits, set goals and, overall, feel optimistic about the future. After a busy holiday season full of giving thanks, reconnecting with our nearest and dearest, and reflecting on the year behind us, (not to mention a few too many sugar […]
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