The Real Housewives of Miami
|The Real Housewives of Miami|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||41 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||41–43 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Purveyors of Pop|
|Original release||February 22, 2011– November 4, 2013|
|Preceded by||The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills|
|Followed by||The Real Housewives of Vancouver|
|Related shows||Miami Social|
The Real Housewives of Miami (abbreviated RHOM) is an American reality television series that premiered February 22, 2011. on Bravo. Developed as the seventh installment of The Real Housewives franchise, following The Real Housewives of Orange County, New York City, Atlanta, New Jersey, D.C., and Beverly Hills, it has aired three seasons and focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women living in Miami, Florida. Bravo has not yet announced whether the show has been cancelled or renewed for a fourth season.
The series originally focused on Lea Black, Adriana de Moura, Alexia Echevarria, Marysol Patton, Larsa Pippen, and Cristy Rice. Pippen and Rice left the program after the first season while Echevarria continued in a recurring role. They were replaced by Lisa Hochstein, Joanna Krupa, Karent Sierra, and Ana Quincocoes in the second season. Sierra and Quincocoes departed at the end of the second season as main housewives and returned in recurring roles, along with Patton. They were replaced by the returning Echevarria in the third season.
Overview and casting
On March 10, 2010, Bravo announced the series (then titled Miami Social Club) had been picked up as a restructuring of the 2009 series, Miami Social. Later, after filming was completed, Bravo chose instead to make it another installment in the network's The Real Housewives franchise. Bravo announced on February 3, 2011, that the series would premiere later that month and that the fourth season premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City, originally scheduled for February 15, would be pushed back until April. The series premiered on February 22, 2011 with Lea Black, Adriana de Moura, Alexia Echevarria, Marysol Patton, Larsa Pippen and Cristy Rice as main housewives.
The Real Housewives of Miami was renewed for a second season without Larsa Pippen and Cristy Rice. Bravo officially green-lit the return of the series for a second season, on February 9, 2012, with new full-time Housewives cast: Lisa Hochstein, Joanna Krupa, Karent Sierra, and Ana Quincoces. Echevarria returned in a recurring role to spend more time to care for her son, injured in a 2011 car accident. On July 24, 2012, Bravo officially announced that the second season of The Real Housewives of Miami would premiere on Thursday, September 13 at 9/8c. The second season reunion was filmed on November 30, 2012 and aired in two parts starting on December 27, 2012.
A third season was confirmed in March 2013. Purveyors of Pop, the program's producers, proposed using drones to film B-roll aerial shots, which caused some controversy. Bravo officially announced the third season renewal on April 2, 2013 — although no cast changes, nor premiere date, were revealed. It was announced on June 24, 2013 that the third season would debut on August 12, 2013, with Lea Black, Adriana de Moura, Alexia Echevarria, Lisa Hochstein, and Joanna Krupa as main housewives, with Marysol Patton and Ana Quincoces demoted to recurring. Karent Sierra was not asked to return as a main housewife. The season features both Adriana de Moura's wedding to Frederic Marq and Joanna Krupa's wedding to Romain Zago. The third season reunion was filmed in New York City on October 17, 2013. All the housewives in the main cast were in attendance, as was a recurring cast member Marysol Patton.
Timeline of housewives
|Adriana de Moura||Main|
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||7||February 22, 2011||March 29, 2011|
|2||18||September 13, 2012||December 20, 2012|
|3||16||August 12, 2013||November 4, 2013|
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