The Real Housewives opening title sequences are the stuff of folklore—especially the superfluous taglines chosen each season. Not surprisingly, a Bravo producer says cast members get particular about these details, including who gets to be in the middle of the final shot.
Last night’s episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills featured a scene in which Lisa Vanderpump hosts a white party in Southampton. Everyone was there (except Yolanda, who was getting her implants removed)—Lisa V., Lisa R., Kyle, Eileen, Ken, Giggy, and me.
My first white party began, like every good fairy tale, with an emailed invitation from a PR professional.
The Downton Abbey cast is on a New York press tour to promote the American premiere of the show's fourth season, making stops at The View and Watch What Happens Live, where the important questions are being asked, like whether Thomas, the irrepressible footman, is a pitcher or a catcher.
After it was discovered that The Real Housewives' Michaele —who was not recently abducted— had left husband Tareq Salahi to be with Journey guitarist Neal Schon, Salahi says he has decided to file for divorce. Oh, and there's something else to this story. Something...below the belt.
According to Variety, Bravo will be re-editing The Real Housewives, due to Russell Armstrong's recent suicide. They will not, however, cancel the entire season (reportedly, anyhow).
Between the series, their personal blogs, and the various tabloids they frequent, you'd think you already knew everything about these women. But the interviews—with cast members and producers—in The Real Housewives Get Personal contains behind-the-scenes satchels of gold.
Jim Farber of the New York Daily News asks what's got to be today's most pressing question: should we feel bad for liking The Real Housewives?
Sure, Bravo's The Real Housewives's NYC and O.C. franchises seemed like great trash TV a year ago when most couldn't foresee how hard the economy would crater; but now the conspicuous consumption of the "real housewives" seems more than just silly. The Real Housewives of Atlanta, which premieres tonight at 9 p.m. and…