Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County

This reality series follows the daily lives of a group of fame-hungry women who spend their days working out, shopping, partying and having plastic surgery in an expensive California community. The series debuted in 2006 with a cast that included would-be reality stars Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Gretchen Rossi and Alexis Bellino.

Monday 9:00 PM et/pt on Bravo
15 Seasons, 254 Episodes
May 9, 2006
Reality
4.1/10
Cast: Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Heather Dubrow
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The Real Housewives of Orange County Full Episode Guide

  • Braunwyn's daughter, Rowan, makes her debut at OC Fashion Week with her clothing line Dark Rabbit; Shannon coaches daughter Adeline on how to walk a runway; Braunwyn and Kelly back each other up in an argument about Dr. Deb; Gina gets a new look.

  • Following the lives of five families living in a protected Southern California enclave, and the housewives who reside in a wealthy planned community.

  • Following the lives of five families living in a protected Southern California enclave, and the housewives who reside in a wealthy planned community.

  • Follows five real-life women living in an exclusive Southern California enclave, exposing the excitement, extravagance and everyday drama that exists in their glamorous lives.

  • Five real-life women live in an exclusive Southern California enclave and expose the excitement, extravagance, and everyday drama that exists in their glamorous lives.

  • The day trip to Beverly Hills continues and Shannon surprises the group with tourist clothes and a double decker bus ride through Hollywood.

  • Kelly and Brauwnyn watch Emily rehearse her anniversary dance number for an upcoming Vegas trip, which may turn into a girls’ trip instead of the anniversary celebration she hoped for.

  • Kelly's tear-filled exit prompts the other women to air their grievances as Tamra's housewarming party continues; Gina confesses a painful secret to Emily. Shannon and Braunwyn cement their friendship and bond over challenges they face parenting; and while Kelly is in Aspen with Jolie, a new shocking rumor comes to light.

  • Kelly is shocked to learn how the allegation from last year's reunion has affected her daughter Jolie. Emily hosts her in-laws to celebrate their birthdays without the help of her husband Shane. Brauwnyn and Sean spend Valentine's day at their love shack, while her mom watches their seven kids. Tamra invites the ladies to her housewarming party and warns Kelly that Vicki will be there. At the party, Shannon and Tamra watch the infamous animoji Kelly sent Vicki.

  • Follows five real-life women living in an exclusive Southern California enclave, exposing the excitement, extravagance and everyday drama that exists in their glamorous lives.

  • The reunion concludes as the ladies discuss Kelly's season of dating and zingy one-liners. Emily, Shannon, Kelly, and Gina have trouble seeing eye-to-eye on the events at Eddie's birthday party. The ladies relive their Jamaica trip. Then, they take a deeper dive into Tamra and Shannon's merry-go-round of a friendship, as well as what exactly happened to cause Shannon's meltdown in Jamaica. The ladies close out the season with revealing their list of regrets and tequila shots.

  • Kelly and Vicki continue to hash out their issues. Shannon's emotional year is discussed as the women chime in about her divorce. Things quickly get messy when the group tries to figure out the game of telephone and who said what first about Emily's marriage. Emily opens up about the body shaming she received online. Emotions run high when Tamra and Shannon tackle their fractured friendship.

  • The lives of five women living in an exclusive Southern California enclave, exposing the excitement, extravagance and everyday drama that exists in their glamorous lives.

  • Emily plans a Femme Fatale party for the ladies, as her mother, Susan, visits Orange County for the first time in five years. Shannon has a very adult conversation with her 16-year old daughter Sophie. Tamra and Gina try to hash out their issues. At Emily's party, Shannon and Vicki debut their new looks, as Kelly introduces her new man to the group. Meanwhile, Shannon has trouble finding common ground with Emily and Gina.

  • Upon their return from Jamaica, Vicki and Shannon proceed with dueling plastic surgeries. Emily and Shane attend couples therapy and face a painful memory. Gina gets herself in hot water with Tamra after she confesses to Shannon about what the ladies were saying behind her back.

  • Shannon continues to isolate herself from the rest of the ladies. Later, Vicki coaxes Shannon to rejoin the group for a beachside dinner, where Shannon makes amends with only a few of the women at the table. An unexpected phone call makes Emily emotional.

  • When the OC ladies travel to Jamaica on a girls' trip, the overwhelming heat gets to all of them. Emily and Gina confide in Tamra about Shannon's standoffishness. Meanwhile, Shannon laughs it up in a salt scrub with Vicki and Kelly. Shannon gets distracted by her own news from home, while Gina shares an emotional moment with the ladies. After some fun and games on bamboo rafts and rope swings, tension erupts between Shannon and Tamra.

  • Vicki wants to be a better friend to Gina, but still wonders if Gina is making the right decision on getting divorced; Gina and Emily bond over their inability to get to know Shannon; Kelly stuns Shannon when she tells her Emily and Gina feel boxed out by her; at a family gathering in San Diego, Vicki is shocked to hear the younger generation isn't interested in marriage or having children.

  • Shannon flies to Philadelphia with daughter Sophie for her first appearance on QVC; Kelly watches her daughter Jolie audition for a musical; Steve takes Vicki on her first ride on a motorcycle.

  • Vicki sets the record straight after Kelly continues to tell stories about Steve to Tamra and Shannon. Gina's parents visit from Long Island to support her with the divorce.

  • Tamra's birthday party for Eddie ends in shambles after an explosive comment is made; Shannon gets set up by a matchmaker and goes on her first date in over twenty years; Vicki fights back about the rumors about her relationship with Steve; and while the women react to Gina's marital news, Emily and Kelly try to work out their issues.

  • Vicki's golf party concludes as Tamra hounds Steve to propose to Vicki; with cracks continuing to appear in Tamra and Shannon's friendship, the ladies finally sit down for an emotional heart-to-heart; Gina makes a confession about her marriage; Tamra throws Eddie a 45th birthday party; and at the party, Kelly's plan to confront Steve goes awry and she ends up arguing with Emily's husband, Shane.

  • Hijinks ensue when Vicki decides to celebrate her birthday with a ladies’ golf outing. Tamra and Eddie double date with Emily and her husband, in order to get to know Shane. Kelly tries to teach her daughter Jolie the value of money and the two volunteer at a homeless shelter. A rumor about Emily’s marriage sparks an unexpected confrontation between Tamra and Shannon.

  • The ladies are surprised to learn how the poker night ended, leaving Gina and Emily at odds. Vicki travels to L.A. to record radio commercials for Coto Financial and ends up embarrassing her son Michael in the process. Shannon gets emotional as she goes to court as part of her divorce. Her good friend Tamra surprises Shannon with the gift of a matchmaker, while Kelly dates the "milkman." After Emily leaves a happy hour early, the other women start to speculate about her marriage.

  • New divorcees Shannon and Kelly bond on a night on the town, making Tamra feel left out, as she tends to her husband Eddie, who needs a second heart procedure. Vicki pushes her son Michael to marry his girlfriend. Shannon makes progress on her new business venture with QVC. Emily hosts a poker party, where her mother-in-law Pary bonds with an emotional Kelly and Gina's loud mouth irritates Emily's husband, Shane.

  • Shannon gets her daughter's opinion on her new business venture; Tamra visits the doctor and finds out her broken foot may require surgery; Gina's mom visits from Long Island; Emily's mother-in-law, Pary, gives advice on how to motivate Shane; Vicki and Kelly have a tense meeting over coffee. At a group dinner, Shannon and Vicki meet Emily and Gina for the first time. Vicki gets raked over the coals by the ladies for secretly going on double-dates with Kelly's ex-husband.

  • In the wake of Vicki repairing her friendship with Tamra, Vicki must face one last hurdle and apologize to Eddie. Tamra teaches an exercise class and introduces her new friend Gina, a recent transplant from Long Island, to the ladies. Emily and husband Shane celebrate their ninth anniversary. Shannon travels for the first time as a single mom to Mexico with her daughters. Kelly is stunned to learn that Vicki and Steve set up her ex-husband Michael and confronts Vicki over the betrayal.

  • After the surprising reconciliation between Vicki, Tamra, and Shannon at last season’s reunion, the ladies are working to rebuild their friendship and regain each other’s trust. Tamra has moved into a new home, and as part of their divorces, both Shannon and Kelly have downsized, while also adjusting to life as single mothers. Vicki, who has marriage on the brain, is now cohabitating with her boyfriend Steve, though he is in no rush to pop the question. Tamra goes on a hike with her estranged friend Emily to try to clear the air, but at home is dealing with Eddie’s health scare. With the help of her friends, Shannon finally takes of her wedding ring and Kelly brings the ladies together for a ropes course.

The Real Housewives of Orange County News

Tamra Judge Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

The reality star went public with news of her health crisis over the weekend.

Jim Bellino: Wife Alexis May Not Continue With 'Real Housewives Of OC'

Jim Bellino admits he doesn't "wear the pants" in his relationship. Apparently, he does have his legs at least far enough into them to bid Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" adieu. He also claims his wife, Alexis, isn't exactly far out of step, either.

'Real Housewives of Orange County': Gretchen Rossi Rips on Tamra's 'Camera Balls'

If Tamra Barney wants to be the star of "Real Housewives Orange County," Gretchen Rossi is fine with taking a backseat.

“That means she's a train wreck, so I'm totally OK with that,” Rossi told Naughty But Nice.

Rossi says that Real Housewives co-star has a big pair of “camera balls,” which, according to Rossi, means that Barney plays to drama for ratings.

Another Awkward Real Housewives Moment (VIDEO). Is Tamra the next Sting?

How awkward is this?

Real Housewives’ Tamra Barney loves to talk about how she and new boy toy Eddie get it on – all the time.

Vick Gunvalsoni, having recently filed for divorced after 17-years of marriage, is beyond uncomfortable hearing about it.

And like a deer caught in gated-community headlights, we get to watch the whole round of weird confession and reaction.

Over It: Is Bravo Finished With Housewives Spinoffs? Andy Cohen Says 'Yeah'

With seven different versions of the show and a gazallion cities to reach, Bravo’s “Real Housewives” franchise could have swept the nation. Bravo’s Andy Cohen told OK! That won’t be happening. Miami might be the last stop.

“I really feel like we’re done,” Andy said. “Yeah.”

As recently confirmed by the network, a casting call notice on Craig's List that went out for what seemed to be a "Real Housewives of San Francisco" was a hoax.

Orange County Housewives Roofied in New York

What is more shocking?

That “Real Housewives of Orange County” stars Tamra Barney and Peggy Tanous were given roofies during a night out in the Big Apple.

Or…

That the women took drinks from a “fan of the show” in the first place?

It’s not like they were in need of a free drink, seeing that they are paid to be on a show because they are women living the glamorous lifestyles of the rich and not-so-famous.

'Real Housewives of Orange County' Are Back Sans One Brunette. Where is Lynne?

In the explosive (and very blonde) season premiere of "Real Housewives of Orange County," a brunette was missing.

Jewelry designer Lynne Curtin, who was last seen by fans being booted out of her home, will not be returning to the current season. Neither Bravo nor Lynn have revealed why she also got the boot on RHOCC.

Curtin has typically been outspoken (although in a hazy sort of way) regarding her life, which included showcasing her experiences with plastic surgery, eviction, and parenting moves that included underage drinking on camera.

The Real Housewives of Orange County Video Clips & Extras

The Wives Are Getting Wild & Emotional During Shannons Birthday | RHOC Highlights (S14 Ep11) Clip (09:13)

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