The Real Housewives of New York City
The Real Housewives of New York City (Photo by: Patrick Ecclesine/Bravo)

Series Overview

The Real Housewives of New York City (RHONY) is an American reality television series that focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in New York City.

List of Real Housewives of New York City Cast Members

Following is a list of the primary cast members for the Real Housewives of New York City (across all seasons).

  • Alex McCord
  • Aviva Drescher
  • Bethenny Frankel
  • Carole Radziwill
  • Cindy Barshop
  • Dorinda Medley
  • Heather Thomson
  • Jill Zarin
  • Jules Wainstein
  • Kelly Killoren Bensimon
  • Kristen Taekman
  • Luann de Lesseps
  • Ramona Singer
  • Sonja Morgan
  • Tinsley Mortimer

List of Episodes

Following is a list of episodes for each season.

Season 1

The first season had just seven episodes and a reunion show.

  • E1 – Meet the Wives – In the first episode of the first season, we meet the Real Housewives of New York City. First, Ramona gets ready to spend the summer in the Hamptons. Then, Jill’s daughter wants to go to a detox center. Later, LuAnn and her family move into their summer home.
  • E2 – The Hamptons – Jill and her daughter go to the high-end detox center. Meanwhile, Ramona gets ready for a fashion show. Back in the city, Bethenny meets with a fashion designer to prepare for her hubby’s charity event. Back at the beach, Ramona throws a party but neglects to invite Jill (get ready for years of these types of antics).
  • E3 – Fashion Week – First, Jill takes Allyson shopping. Next, Ramona sees Jill at a Fashion Week show. Meanwhile, Alex and Simon get their son ready for pre-k. Later, Bethenny and Brad go shopping.
  • E4 – Social Wife –
  • E5 – Careful, She Bites –
  • E6 – Girl’s Night Out –
  • E7 – Second Chances –
  • Reunion: Watch What Happens –
  • The Lost Footage –

Season 2

  • There’s a New Girl in Town
  • Hampton’s Retreat…But No Surrender
  • On Their High Horses
  • If You Have Nothing Nice to Say…
  • New York State of Mind
  • Runway Run-in
  • Kelly vs. Bethenny
  • Game, Set, Feud
  • Wife in the Fast Lane
  • Unfashionably Late
  • Van Kempen’s House Party
  • Charity Wives
  • Watch What Happens Reunion (1)
  • Watch What Happens Reunion (2)

Season 3

  • New Alliances
  • Dueling Labor Day Parties
  • Fall in Manhattan
  • Fashion and Fighting
  • Hot Off the Press
  • The Ambush
  • New Girl, Old Money
  • Let’s See That Ring
  • Stay on Message
  • Leap Before You Look
  • Housewives Overboard
  • Sun, Sand, and Psychosis
  • Shunburn
  • Rebuked, Reunited, Renewed
  • Reunion 1, 2, 3

Season 4

  • Grin and Bear It
  • March Madness
  • Hairy Mess
  • Ramona’d
  • Following Pecking Orders
  • The Mask Has Two Faces
  • Travel Reservations
  • Misfortune Teller
  • A Riad Divided
  • Last Call, Morocco!
  • Debt Becomes Her
  • Sixteen and Skip the Sweet
  • Your Tweeting Heart
  • Burlesque is More
  • Video Killed the Countess
  • L.O.V.E. Duel
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2

Season 5

  • A New New York
  • Say What You Mean, Just Don’t Say It Mean
  • Boozy Brunch
  • Diss-Invite
  • The Cool Girls
  • I’m U.K., You’re U.K.
  • Good Trip, Bad Fall
  • Blinded by the Wine
  • Dirty Ol’ Dad
  • You Want to What Me in the Where?
  • This Party Is Toast
  • All How You Spin It
  • Pirate Booty Call
  • Slutty Island
  • Vacation, All I Never Wanted
  • What Happens in St. Barths Doesn’t Stay in St. Barths
  • Don’t Make Room for Daddy
  • All’s Well That Doesn’t End Well
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2

Season 6

  • If You Can Make It Here
  • Give Up the Ghostwriter
  • Model Behavior
  • Holla in the Hamptons
  • Everybody Thinks We’re Drag Queens
  • Unhappy Anniversary
  • Fireworks
  • Unforgivable Debt
  • The Last Splash
  • Bon Voyage Ramona
  • The Ramona Trap
  • Requiem for a Poodle
  • Win, Place or Sonja
  • Sex, Lies, and Facials
  • Ten Gallon Spats
  • Go Yell It on the Mountain
  • Bury the Hatchet
  • Something to Sing About
  • There’s Something About Harry
  • The Last Leg
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2
  • Reunion Part 3

Season 7

  • The B is Back
  • New House, Old Grudges
  • Battle of the Brunches
  • The Art of Being a Cougar
  • Mind Your Own Business
  • Double Down on Delusion
  • Family Matters
  • The Cavi-Art of War
  • Birthday in the Berks
  • Pop Up Crazy
  • Fashionably Fired Up
  • Lord of the Manor
  • Sonja Island
  • Conch Blocked
  • Don’t Be All, Like, Uncool
  • Awfully Charitable
  • London Callin
  • Rumble on the Runway
  • New Beginnings, My Ass
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2
  • Reunion Part 3

Season 8

  • Start Spreading the News
  • An Intimates Affair
  • The Biggest Boob
  • BBQ, Brunch or Bust
  • Birthday Bashing (61 min)
  • Tipsying Point
  • Airing Your Dirty Laundry
  • All the Countess’s Men
  • December: Berkshires County
  • Unhappy Holidays
  • Invitation Interrupted
  • Always the Bitch, Never the Bride
  • Steel Calzones
  • The Benefits of Friendship
  • All Bets Are Off
  • The Countess Bride
  • And Away We Finally Go
  • Body of Evidence
  • Tomfoolery
  • Say It Ain’t So
  • Reunion Part One
  • Reunion Part Two
  • Reunion Part Three

Season 9

  • Talk of the Town
  • It Girl, Interrupted
  • A New Low
  • The Etiquette of Friendship
  • The Politics of Friendship
  • Wishful Invitation
  • Bidding on Love
  • Return of the Berzerkshires
  • Two Weeks Notice
  • Black Out and Get Out
  • A Countess No More
  • Regency Reunion
  • A Bronx Tale
  • A Slippery Slope
  • Oil and Vinegar
  • Three Tequila … Floor!
  • Tequila-thon
  • Make Out, Makeup Up
  •  Thank You and Good Night
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2
  • Reunion Part 3

Season 10

  • Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun
  • Running Your Mouth
  • Til Brunch Do Us Part
  • War and P.O.S.
  • Tea for Tat
  • Grief And Relief
  • On an Island
  • A Frittered Friendship
  • Episode 9
  • Episode 10

Executive Producers

The show’s executive producers are Megan Estrada, Pam Healey, and Lisa Shannon.

Studio Information

The production company is Ricochet, and the distributor is NBCUniversal Television Distribution.

Filming Location

The show is filmed primarily on location in New York City and surrounding areas.

Critical Response and Awards

Facts and Trivia

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

  • The original title of the show was “Manhattan Moms.”
  • The show had a FaceBook game titled “Real Housewives: The Game,” but it was discontinued in 2012

Questions & Comments

Please post a message below if you have any questions, comments, or feedback about the series. Also, check out the other Real Housewives series on Bravo.


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