Don't Be Tardy series
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Series Overview

Don’t Be Tardy is a reality TV series on Bravo that follows the life of Kim Zolciak, an original cast member of Bravo’s hit reality TV series The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Don’t Be Tardy is the first spinoff show from RHOA. The series originally premiered as Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding.

In 2011, the talentless Kim married Kroy Biermann, a defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons football team. This show follows Kim and Kroy as they plan and prepare for their wedding.

Cast Overview

Following is a list of the primary cast members for the show.

  • Kim Zolciak
  • Kroy Biermann
  • Brielle Biermann
  • Ariana Biermann
  • Tracey Bloom

List of Episodes

Thus far the show has been on for eight seasons. Following is a list of season episodes for “Don’t Be Tardy”.

Season 1

In the first season of Don’t Be Tardy, there are nine episodes:

  • E1 – Months to the Altar – In the first episode of the series, Kim has just eight weeks to plan a wedding. Unfortunately, Kroy is right in the middle of the NFL season and can’t do much to help. So, Kim hires a wedding planner. Oddly, she ends up buying a used version of her dream wedding gown online.
  • E2 – How to Dress a Bride in 6 Weeks – First, Kim starts working with a fitness trainer to get in shape for the wedding. Later, Kim and her team head to New York City to go shopping for her wedding wardrobe changes. Luckily, she finds plenty of options.
  • E3 – The Biermann’s are Coming! – Kroy’s parent’s come to town for a visit. Unfortunately, they don’t have a positive opinion about Kim. Naturally, she sets out to change their minds. However, it appears she needs to do the same with her own mom.
  • E4 – At the Fifty Yard Line – In the beginning, Brielle gets ready for the homecoming dance. Later, Kim uninvites her mom from an event.
  • E5 – Port-A-Pology – In the fifth episode, the couple decides to write their own vows for the ceremony.
  • E6 – Maid of Dishonor – Kim takes pictures of herself in a painted-on Falcon’s football jersey. Later, the stress of planning the wedding starts to have an effect on the Zolciaks.
  • E7 – One Wig Left to Go – The couple decides to amp up security to prevent unwanted guests. Meanwhile, Kim manages to get sick the day before the wedding. However, an early gift from the Kroyster makes her feel a bit better. Later, Derek J. and Niki try to convince Kim to wear her real hair.
  • E8 – Our Wedding Goes to 11 – In this episode, Kim is busy making sure everything is ready for the big day.
  • E9 – We Fly Above – Finally, it’s wedding time. Unfortunately, Kim has a dramatic confrontation with her mom. In the end, Kim and Kroy tie the knot in a beautiful ceremony.

Season 2

  • S2 E1 – Busting Out All Over –
  • S2 E2 – Parent Trapped –
  • S2 E3 – Plan-Iversary –
  • S2 E4 – The Blonde Side –
  • S2 E5 – Offensive Play –
  • S2 E6 – Frozen Turkey –
  • S2 E7 – If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother –
  • S2 E8 – Don’t Double Dip –
  • S2 E9 – Jingle Bells, This Tree Smells –
  • S2 E10 – IUADD –
  • Bittersweet 16 –
  • The Bierman Bunch –

Season 3

  1. The Biermann Bunch
  2. Crowd Control
  3. Making the Cut
  4. Destination Destin
  5. Spring Break Forever, Biermanns
  6. Flipping Out
  7. I Need a Man
  8. Outward Bound
  9. Campfire Confessions
  10. Future Shock
  11. Kimmie’s Back
  12. Off the Bench
  13. Security Cam Sessions

Season 4

  1. On the Move
  2. 18 and Out
  3. Destin-ation Unknown
  4. The Love Gurus
  5. Kim’s Roots
  6. The Kim’s Speech
  7. The Biermann Carnival
  8. That’s Not Healthy
  9. Moving On, Moving Out
  10. A Big Splash
  11. Hello Hollywood
  12. Empty Nest?

Season 5

  1. Eggs on Ice
  2. Free Ballin’
  3. Animal House
  4. Home On The Range Part 1
  5. Home On The Range Part 2
  6. Ask, Believe, Receive, Gamble
  7. Hollywood or Bust
  8. Lights, Camera, Action
  9. Middle Child Syndrome
  10.  The Biermann Olympics
  11. Launch Party
  12. Life Goes On

Season 6

  1. Bongiorno Biermanns
  2. Mi Chiamo Kim
  3. Pigeons, Piazzas, Proposal
  4. Wigs, Lies, and Videotape
  5. How to Baseball
  6. Brielle Throws a Curveball
  7. One Door Closes, Another One Opens
  8. The Incident
  9. Meet The Parents
  10. Sinn, You’ve Been Gone
  11. Beach Please
  12. I Do Take Two

Executive Producers and Production Company

The executive producers for the show are Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Kroy Biermann, Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Troy VanderHeyden, Michelle Schiefen. True Entertainment is the production company for the series. The show is filmed primarily on location in Atlanta, GA.

Theme Song

The show’s theme song in the first season was “Tardy for the Wedding”, written and performed by Kim Zolciak. Beginning with the second season, the show used “Tardy for the Party” by Kim Zolciak.

Facts and Trivia

Following is a list of little-known facts and trivia about the show and its cast members.

  • Kim and Kroy met Kroy in May of 2010 at a Dancing Stars of Atlanta charity event to support Real Housewives cast member, Sheree Whitfield.

Questions and Comments

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dont-be-tardyThis show is popular enough to deserve 3.5 or 4 stars. However, Kim Zolciak is just so polarizing. Either you love her or you hate her. The show makes for sometimes juicy reality TV, but it's hard to like Kim sometimes. Therefore, we're going with 3 stars.


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