The Real Housewives of Potomac

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 8 Seasons
  • 5.5  (1,358)

The Real Housewives franchise has expanded its reach to Potomac, a wealthy suburb just outside of Washington D.C. The show follows the lives of six beautiful and sophisticated women as they navigate social circles, friendships, and family drama. Gizelle Bryant is the self-proclaimed "word on the street" and has a reputation as being one of the more outspoken and opinionated women in the group. She's a single mother and former first lady of a prominent megachurch. Gizelle is also an entrepreneur with her own makeup line and is often seen in high-end fashion. Her fiery personality often leads to clashes with some of the other housewives in the group.

Karen Huger is the Grande Dame of Potomac, and she takes her title very seriously. She's always impeccably dressed, and her position in the group is secured by her social status and wealth. Her husband Raymond Huger is the CEO of a technology company, and she's often seen attending high-society events and hosting dinner parties for the other ladies. Karen is also a fiercely protective mother and grandmother and is known to be ruthless when it comes to defending her family.

Robyn Dixon is a mother of two and a former NBA wife. She's been divorced for several years and is just starting to date again, but she's not quite sure if she's ready for something serious. Robyn is a down-to-earth and affable person, often serving as the voice of reason in group conflicts. She's also very close with Gizelle and often plays mediator when Gizelle is at odds with the other ladies.

The other three housewives are Ashley Darby, Charrisse Jackson Jordan, and Katie Rost. Ashley is a former beauty queen and young wife of an older rich Australian businessman. She's often seen as the "party girl" of the group and is known for her free-spirited and fun-loving personality. Charrisse is the epitome of a socialite. She's always trying to be the most fashionable and well-liked amongst the group. Katie is the former model and philanthropist, who also struggles with mental health issues, which led to her departure from the show after the first season.

The Real Housewives of Potomac is different from other shows in the franchise for a few reasons. The primary conflict between the ladies tends to be more subdued than in other series, with most of the drama stemming from misunderstandings and disagreements rather than outright fights. The show's focus is less on the women's material possessions and more on their relationships, family, and social status.

The show is also notable for the unique cultural influences of Potomac, which is a diverse community with a rich African American history. This cultural heritage is celebrated through the ladies' interactions, fashion, and food, giving viewers a taste of the local flavor. Additionally, the proximity of Potomac to Washington D.C. means that politics and current events often come up in conversations and events that the housewives attend.

The Real Housewives of Potomac premiered in January 2016 and has since become a fan favorite among viewers. Fans particularly enjoy the dynamic between the housewives and their individual storylines, which include everything from intra-group drama to family struggles to professional aspirations. The show has also tackled some serious topics, such as mental health, racial tensions, and infidelity, which has added depth and complexity to the show.

Overall, The Real Housewives of Potomac is a must-watch for fans of the franchise and reality television. The show offers an interesting and unique perspective on wealthy African American women living in Washington D.C.'s suburbs, and the ladies' personalities and conflicts make for entertaining and engaging television.

The Real Housewives of Potomac is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (154 episodes). The series first aired on January 17, 2016.

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Reunion Part 3
21. Reunion Part 3
April 14, 2024
Gordan shares heartbreaking news; Ashley gives an update on her divorce with Michael; Keiarna takes the stage as the ladies discuss who to blame for the altercation at the GnA Showcase; Andy attempts to mend the fractured group.
Reunion Part 2
20. Reunion Part 2
April 7, 2024
Gizelle becomes emotional reflecting on her relationship with her late father; Robyn reveals the reason her friendship with Candiace came to a seeming end; Wendy and Nneka face off to clear up all the rumors, but things go south.
Reunion Part 1
19. Reunion Part 1
March 31, 2024
The ladies revisit this season's emotional highs and lows, all while trying to mend their fractured friendships. Monique and Robyn finally get to the core of their rivalry, while Candiace reveals some intimate details about her relationship. Karen sheds some light on her mysterious life, but the pain she is dealing with is too much to handle, and Gizelle proves to her that old friends are the best friends.
An Iconic Ending
18. An Iconic Ending
March 24, 2024
Mia hosts a reveal party for the ladies' Icons photoshoot; Ashley's friendships are called into question; Charrisse confronts Candiace; news of a couple's shocking separation breaks.
Fashion Show-Down
17. Fashion Show-Down
March 17, 2024
Ashley and Gizelle work on their fashion line; Robyn and Juan tour potential franchise locations; Wendy organizes her pilot episode; Mia brings everyone together for an iconic photoshoot.
Boiling Point
16. Boiling Point
March 10, 2024
Charrisse hosts her annual Crab Boil and invites her closest friends; Gizelle gets emotional while taking her daughter Grace off to college; Candiace accuses Robyn of a surprising betrayal; Charrisse reaches a boiling point of her own.
Fool's Gold
15. Fool's Gold
March 3, 2024
Wendy and Candiace respond to Gizelle's accusations about their demeanor regarding her daughter's education.
Sun's Out Buns Out
14. Sun's Out Buns Out
February 25, 2024
The ladies kick back in the DR with some fun and revealing games.
Sharing Is Caring
13. Sharing Is Caring
February 18, 2024
Ashley comes clean about her divorce; Nneka and Wendy meet in hopes of making peace; Gizelle braces for Grace's impending graduation; the group sets off to the Dominican Republic, but things get off to a surprising start.
Blazed and Confused
12. Blazed and Confused
February 4, 2024
Wendy's husband, Eddie, throws a launch party for his new marijuana business; several long-running feuds threaten to disrupt the festivities.
First Come, First Served
11. First Come, First Served
January 28, 2024
Mia gets candid with Robyn about her marital issues. Gizelle and Ashley collaborate on a foray into the fashion world. When Karen invites a few of the ladies to Surry County for a special occasion, unforeseen drama puts the Grande Dame in the hot seat.
Friendship Is a Mother
10. Friendship Is a Mother
January 21, 2024
Candiace hosts a special Mother's Day brunch with some noticeable absences; Rayvin comes to town to celebrate Karen's Triple Twenty and meets with Gizelle and Grace to talk college; Robyn and Candiace try to see if they can salvage their friendship.
Hard Conversations
9. Hard Conversations
January 14, 2024
Mia invites the Dixons to a cooking experience; Gizelle takes Grace to a self-defense class as she prepares to send her off to college; the ladies come together to support Karen's PAVE event and rally behind an important cause.
Painting Austin Red
8. Painting Austin Red
January 7, 2024
Karen's Triple Twenty continues as the group takes on an art project of the Grande Dame herself; the ladies wrap up their trip with a drag show, but things turn shady when they're asked to participate.
Don't Rock the Boat
7. Don't Rock the Boat
December 17, 2023
The ladies experience a chicken spin on bingo, but Robyn is sent over the edge; Gizelle and Karen discuss the state of the group; everyone comes together to celebrate Karen's "Triple Twenty" with an adventurous excursion.
Tequila, Tears, Texas
6. Tequila, Tears, Texas
December 10, 2023
Everything's bigger in Texas, including the drama. Ashley continues her mission to keep spirits high and Austin weird, but plans are derailed when Robyn is pushed to her breaking point.
Pie in the Austin Sky
5. Pie in the Austin Sky
December 3, 2023
Ashley attempts to combat rising tensions in the group with a trip. Mia and Robyn bond over recent personal struggles. The rift between Wendy and Nneka widens as new claims and questions arise.
In a Pickle
4. In a Pickle
November 26, 2023
Karen invites all of the couples to a fun day of pickleball; Candiace comes face-to-face with Robyn and Gizelle; Nneka confronts Wendy.
Heaven Is a Place in Potomac
3. Heaven Is a Place in Potomac
November 19, 2023
Ashley's housewarming party continues as Robyn shares Juan's response to her intervention.
Home Sweet Drama
2. Home Sweet Drama
November 12, 2023
Robyn discusses her intervention with Juan; Karen meets with Mia; Ashley throws a housewarming party and invites her new friend Nneka.
Projections and Deflections
1. Projections and Deflections
November 5, 2023
Gizelle has a new love interest, Ashley has a new house and Mia has a new lifestyle; rumours of Juan's alleged infidelity return, but he stands firm on his innocence; with Robyn remaining by his side, Gizelle has no choice but to confront her BFF.
Where to Watch The Real Housewives of Potomac
The Real Housewives of Potomac is available for streaming on the Bravo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Real Housewives of Potomac on demand at Peacock Premium, Amazon, NBC, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, hayu, Google Play, Apple TV and Bravo.
  • Premiere Date
    January 17, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (1,358)