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In this reality series, a cast of fame-chasing women navigate the glitzy drama of the Big Apple. Over the course of several seasons, the cast has included aspiring stars Luann De Lesseps, Bethenny Frankel, Carol Radziwill, Aviva Drescher and Ramona Singer. The series is part of Bravo's Real Housewives franchise, which also includes series set in Atlanta, Beverly Hills, New Jersey and more.

The Real Housewives of New York City is a Reality series that is currently running and has 12 seasons (246 episodes). The series first aired on March 4, 2008. It has mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3.

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Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Bravo
12 Seasons, 246 Episodes
March 4, 2008
Reality
4.3/10
Cast: LuAnn de Lesseps, Bethenny Frankel, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Sonja Morgan, Carole Radziwill
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The Real Housewives of New York City Full Episode Guide

  • The ladies rehash their trips to the Hamptons, Newport, Mexico and all the drama in between. Ramona addresses Leah’s behavior and tempers flare when she claims Leah ruined her birthday party with her risqué dance moves. Luann shares excitement for her upcoming cabaret and updates the ladies on her “Lu and improved” outlook.

  • Luann records a new song that she hopes to feature in her upcoming cabaret; Leah continues to rebuild her relationship with her mother; Sonja clashes with Ramona; an invasive surgery has Dorinda looking back at her tumultuous year.

  • Leah hosts a party for the 15th anniversary of her brand, "Married to the Mob"; Luann meets with a ghostwriter for her new memoir, and Dorinda celebrates her birthday out on the town with the ladies and John.

  • On the ladies’ last night in Cancun, Ramona addresses Dorinda’s anger issues in a group text. Back in New York City, Leah works to improve her relationship with her mother and Ramona goes to see a therapist.

  • On day three in Mexico, the ladies tread carefully at breakfast when Dorinda snaps at Sonja and Leah. Luann and Leah pick up two single men while on a stroll down the beach and bring them back to the villa. While Dorinda stays in bed, the ladies enjoy a fancy dinner with their new male friends.

  • The chaos in Cancun continues. Luann confronts Dorinda about her anger, while Ramona tries to forgive Leah for her behavior at her birthday party. Dorinda organizes camel rides and lunch on the beach for some much needed bonding before they celebrate Sonja’s birthday.

  • Luann hosts a spa day for the women she met through the Fortune Society. Ramona gives Sonja a talking-to over her birthday night antics and gives Leah the cold shoulder. The women head to Cancun, Mexico, where Sonja gets liquored up too soon and Leah confronts Ramona about her "unspeakable acts."

  • Luann and Sonja attend a meeting at the Fortune Society and spend time with women who have been incarcerated. Ramona reunites with Avery and Mario as a family at a favorite restaurant on the Upper East Side.

  • After a night of partying, the ladies wake up to find that Luann has left Blue Stone Manor; the women head to town for some retail therapy; to celebrate their last night in the Berkshires, Dorinda throws an elegant dinner party.

  • Dorinda hosts the women at Blue Stone Manor for a relaxing weekend in the Berkshires. Sonja confronts Luann about paying her less than she deserves to perform in her cabaret show, and Dorinda steps in to defend Sonja. Meanwhile, Elyse approaches Ramona about the current state of their friendship.

  • Looking for love again, Ramona meets with a matchmaker. Meanwhile, Dorinda and her daughter Hannah discuss Dorinda's recent life struggles. And to mark the end of Halloween week, Luann hosts a voo-doo themed dinner party where Ramona becomes the subject of everyone's witchy ire.

  • The ladies celebrate Halloween in the city with a scream-inducing tour of Blood Manor. Tinsley returns from Chicago with a life-changing decision and major relationship update, but soon realizes some of the ladies aren’t interested.

  • Tinsley hosts a dinner for the group on their last night in Newport. The night begins to spiral once Ramona is distracted by a man at the bar, and the dinner goes off the rails.

  • Leah spends a day in the Russian bath house; Dorinda and Tinsley forms an agreement; Ramona talks to Dorinda about her anger issues.

  • Tinsley vents to Leah's boxing coach about her issues with Dorinda, while across town Dorinda confirms to Sonja that she and John are officially on a break. Luann opens up to Leah about her relationship with drinking. The ladies take a day trip to a local orchard, where things get hostile between the group.

  • Leah continues to have issues with her mother and Tinsley gives updates on her dating life. Meanwhile, Sonja realizes that her fashion line isn't doing as well as she hoped. Luann hosts an anti-bullying comedy show, where Dorinda and Tinsley get into a battle of the words.

  • It's fashion week in NYC. Sonja is preparing for her "Sonja, by Sonja Morgan" fashion show and the ladies sit front row for Tinsley's big return to the runway. Luann plans her new cabaret show, "Marry, F, Kill," while Leah fears that Sonja resents her for comments she made.

  • Hamptons weekend wraps with a tennis grudge match between Luann and Ramona, while Sonja's dog groomers make a house call and Luann gets in on the action. A girls' night at Ramona's house turns into a wild ruckus as Leah, Tinsley and Sonja go skinny dipping. Tiki torches are thrown, and a vibrator finds a home in the chicken piccata.

  • Ramona leads the others to a local winery to know more about Leah's past and Dorinda's present situation.

  • In the city, Tinsley defends herself to Sonja and Leah over her continuing feud with Dorinda. To celebrate the end of summer the ladies head out to Ramona’s house in the Hamptons for a long weekend. Tinsley’s flu leaves her voiceless and Leah’s tattoos become big news. Despite being relegated to the basement, Luann apologizes to the women for her behavior over the last year.

  • The New York ladies are back and moving forward! Sonja struggles with an empty nest after her daughter has left for college, while Luann celebrates the end of her probation. Ramona is on the prowl and looking for love, and at Dorinda’s end of summer party, Tinsley and Dorinda’s fractured relationship comes to a head. A new housewife, Leah McSweeney, joins the ladies to witness all the drama.

  • In the Season 11 reunion finale, the women finish raking Luann over the coals about her sobriety then look back on some of the highlights from their trips out of the city. Barbara joins the ladies to discuss her scandalous comment about Luann’s singing and her ups and downs with the group. The ladies relive some of their most outrageous moments this season, and Sonja is in the spotlight for her drinking.

  • Ramona gets confronted about her lies; Bethenny, Dorinda and Sonja ask for the truth about Tinsley's relationship; Luann's probation violation and sobriety slip becomes the topic of everyone.

  • Part 1 of 3. Juicy tales from the core of the Big Apple are highlighted when the New York ladies reunite for some diva dishing on Season 3's dramas.

  • Following the lives of a group of busy and ambitious Manhattan women.

  • The ladies head back to NY where Luann records her new single. Tinsley suffers a death in the family, and the women attend Dorinda's 80's aerobics workout for charity.

  • The ladies’ first night in Miami ends with a bang - the sound heard ‘round the house when Sonja hits the floor after one too many welcome drinks. The next morning, the ladies turn their attention towards Luann’s attitude, while Luann deflects onto Sonja’s drinking. Later, the ladies rally to take in two Miami staples: sunshine and art but Ramona has other plans. That night at the house party, Ramona juggles her ex-husband Mario and a new date.

  • After Sonja crashes Lu's rehearsal, Luann asks the women if they think Lady Morgan might be taking something to make her act this way. The ladies then head to Miami for fun, sun, and the revelation that Ramona made out with Harry Dubin. It's all too much for Sonja to handle, and after a few drinks she lashes out at Luann and Ramona.

  • Bethenny continues to hammer into Luann about how narcissistic she's been. Ramona arrives, after her birthday celebrations, and the ladies dine out at the same place Ramona mourned her mother's passing. Luann takes Sonja, Tinsley, and Barbara out on the town for a night of cabaret, while Bethenny and Ramona have a heart to heart about their abusive upbringing.

  • Newly single Tinsley faces serious questions about having a baby. Sonja and Barbara head upstate to see Luann's new house, hoping to warn Lu of the rumblings among the other ladies about her behavior. Ramona, Bethenny and Dorinda arrive, B confronts Luann, and shows Sonja and Barbara that their previous advice fell on deaf ears.

  • Tinsley and her mom prepare for Tinsley's appearance as guest ringmaster at the Big Apple Circus. Bethenny has a court appearance to confront the latest challenge in her custody battle with her ex. Meanwhile, Ramona takes Barbara shopping to help spruce up her wardrobe.

  • Tinsley and Luann attend an Al-Anon meeting and Tinsley reveals news about Scott. Bethenny and Sonja head to an art gallery that is truly for the birds. Meanwhile, Dorinda joins Tinsley for a dress rehearsal before her big day as guest ringmaster at the Big Apple Circus. Ramona, Luann, and Sonja head to an Upper East Side haunt where they run into Ramona's ex, Mario.

  • On the second day up in the Berkshires, Dorinda organizes a trip to an old Morgan family mansion, which triggers Sonja. Dorinda and Barbara's issues resurface when Barbara finds out she's in the fish room. Room drama continues when Bethenny arrives from visiting her new beau. Over dinner, served by the bear-naked chef, Sonja gets liquored up and starts spiraling down.

  • Tinsley struts her way back into the charity world by hosting a doggy fashion show, followed by the ladies having brunch on board a yacht. It's all smooth sailing, except for Tinsley, who is interrogated about her future with Scott. Later, Bethenny speaks with a grief counselor about dealing with the loss of Dennis.

  • Bethenny throws a lunch sit-down with Dorinda and Luann so the two can hash out their issues. Later, Luann begins her court-ordered community service and discusses her first meeting with her parole officer. Tinsley gets a visit from Dale, who puts pressure on her to figure out what's going on with Scott. Ramona goes on a blind date, while Barbara is shown the door by Dorinda.

  • Barbara's clambake continues as uninvited Ramona is confronted by Luann for spreading rumors, forcing her to leave with a doggie bag and without her pride. Back in the city, Dorinda and Barbara try to clear things up over lunch. Meanwhile, Bethenny heads to North Carolina for more relief work after the Hurricane Florence flooding. Sonja throws a party to celebrate a recent cover shoot for a fashion magazine.

  • A fractured group arrives at the Hamptons; Luann, Bethenny and friends head to dinner to discuss the night that forced Luann back into rehab; Barbara tries to bring the ladies together by throwing a clambake, but things go from bad to worse.

  • It's been one crazy summer for the housewives; Bethenny struggles with the passing of her boyfriend, Dennis; Luann comes to terms with her relapse; Ramona learns to swim; Sonja adjusts to her apartment; Dorinda and Luann don't speak to each other.

The Real Housewives of New York City News

A Judge Actually Told Bethenny Frankel That She Can't Wear Kids' Pajamas Anymore

Our legal system at work.

The Countess Has A Few 'Real Housewives Of NYC' Axes To Grind

"Real Housewives Of New York City" cast member Countess LuAnn de Lesseps has some kind parting words toward some recently released cast-mates. She also has a few that fell along the opposite end of the spectrum.

Fellow Former 'New York Housewive' Bethany Frankel Comments On Fired Four

Bethenny Frankel, the wildly successful ex-"Real Housewives of New York City" cast member who got out while the getting was good claims her four former castmates' firings didn't catch her off-guard. Frankel wasn't among the four housewives that Bravo recently let go before the show starts filming its fifth season. She left voluntarily after the fourth season, and has gone on to have considerable success.

Former 'New York Housewives' Cast Member Jill Zarin Speaks Out On Firing

Another of the four fired "Real Housewives Of New York City" cast members has released an official "farewell" statement to the Bravo hit's fans. Cast member Jill Zarin claims she has a new show in the works, which she claims will "go in a different direction."

Bethenny Frankel's New Talk Show

Reality success, a spin-off series and the big dollar sale of a profitable business are not enough for "The Real Housewives of New York City" star Bethenny Frankel. Even with a bank account padded by the $120 million she made selling her SkinnyGirl company, she's branching out with her own talk show, and Ellen DeGeneres apparently has her back.

Is 'Real Housewives Live' a 'Really Bad Idea'?

File this one under "Really Bad Ideas." Bravo announced this week its latest grand plan for spreading the word about its reality TV lineup - a "Real Housewives Live" tour. According to The Wrap, "the tour will stop in three cities -- Atlantic City, New Jersey; Hammond, Indiana; and Atlanta -- and each show will feature four cast members from various 'Housewives' franchises talking about their reality-show experiences."

Facing Bankruptcy and Divorce, 'Real Housewives of New York' Star Sonja Morgan Sings the Karma Blues

After filing for bankruptcy last month, "Real Housewives of New York" star Sonja Morgan may lose her $6 million Manhattan home. According to Morgan, her recovery includes toaster ovens and inspiration from Bethenny Frankel's success.

'Real Housewives of NYC' Star Cindy Barsop Turns Table On Race-Baiting Ex-Employee

Let's play a little game I like to call "Who's The Reality-TV Racist, Anyway?" The lawsuit between "Real Housewives of NYC" star Cindy Barshop and former employee Altovise Collier is taking on an ugly new wrinkle: whereas it was Collier who first claimed that Barshop fired her from Barshop's Completely Bare spa because she's black, Barshop is now claiming that Collier's racism is killing her business.

Simon of 'Real Housewives of NY' Releases a Single: He is Real-Real-Real (Plus: A 'Real Housewives' Medley)

Simon van Kempen of the “Real Housewives of New York” wants the world to know he is “real” and you should be “real” too.

In his very rhyme-y debut single, “I Am Real” Van Kempen sings, “You should live your life for you, not how others tell you to.”

As the red-leather-clad Van Kempen told PopEater, the lyrics suited him to a ‘T.

How Real is 'Real Housewives'? New York Cast Gets Grilled, While Miami Women Go Live

Just how real is the “Real Housewives of New York City” – or any city series for that matter?

It’s a good question, and one that Joy Behar slammed on the women from the Big Apple after the spoke about conflicts that were “drama for the show.”

“So you’re saying that things are faked?” Behar asked during their appearance on “The View.

Springtime for Reality: The New Reality Season Kicks Off Now (Yidio's Spring Reality TV Guide)

It’s a fertile time for reality TV. From new “Top Chef: Masters” and “The Real Housewives of New York City” seasons to the recent kickoffs of “Shark Tank” and "Bethenny Ever After," reality is in full bloom, even after "Jersey Shore" called it a wrap last week. The ever-expanding genre even has its own Expo and Awards show called "Reality Rocks" coming up April 9-10 in L.

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