THE Real Housewives Of New York City was the second location to be chosen in The Real Housewives TV franchise.
Ever since it premiered way back in 2008, the cast has always brought the drama and the new series is giving fans more of the same. Here’s all you need to know about the feisty ladies…
When is Real Housewives of New York City on ITVBe?
The Real Housewives Of New York City returned to ITVBe at 9pm on June 4 and the series continues at the same time TONIGHT (Sunday, October 8) with episode 19 of 23.
It is repeated several times during the week and is also available on the ITV player not long after broadcast.
RHONY first premiered in the US on Bravo in March 2008, following the success of The Real Housewives Of Orange County.
Currently in its ninth season in the states, it focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in NYC.
Here’s the lowdown on the cast…
Who’s in the of Real Housewives Of New York City cast?
Bethenny Frankel first came to fame when she was named first runner-up on NBC’s The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.
Her success on a Real Housewife led to her own spin-off series’ before she made a return to the main show in season seven.
The best-selling author is also a self-made businesswoman thanks to her low-calorie cocktail brand Skinnygirl Cocktails.
Newly single Ramona started her career in sales management for major fashion companies such as Calvin Klein and French Connection.
She most recently collaborated with Rodan and Fields as a consultant and is a passionate supporter of charities helping women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Carole Radziwill enjoyed a successful career as an award-winning journalist before she turned her focus to writing.
Married to ABC News producer Anthony Radziwill, she still contributes to publications while working on her own projects.
New girl Tinsley mixes southern charm with socialite glamour as she made her name in public relations while working at Vogue.
She has since launched her own line of hangbags and a clothing collection while also creating a lipgloss for French design house, Dior.
Dorinda moved to America fromLondon where she started her own cashmere company servicing high profile clients such as Princess Diana and Joan Collins.
She married financier Dr. Richard Medley and after his tragic passing in 2011, she had the help of her daughter Hannah and fellow housewives to keep going.
Arguably the reality world’s most popular Countess, Luann recently tied the knot with businessman Thomas D’Agostiono.
The author and charity advocate is also the head of her own fashion line and living brand.
Fashion fan Sonja began her career in Paris and Milan before moving into marketing and representing high-end luxury brands.
She won the nation with her groundbreaking toaster over recipes which kicked started her international fashion lifestyle brand.
What is the show about and what will happen this series?
In this season Bethenny is healthy and happy, and the little pieces of her life are coming back together now that she is finally divorced—but a feud with Ramona threatens her peace.
Meanwhile, age is nothing but a number as Ramona celebrates her birthday looking better than ever. She’s dating and teaching the other ladies how to pick up men.
After taking some heat for living in Bethenny’s shadow, Carole makes a strong effort to build her relationship with the other women, leading to some surprising connections.