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Vanderpump Rules
Theme music composerDena Deadly
Opening theme"Raise Your Glass"
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes120 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Alex Baskin
  • Bill Langworthy
  • Douglas Ross
  • Greg Stewart
  • Ken Todd
  • Lisa Vanderpump
Camera setupMultiple
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Evolution Media
Original networkBravo
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseJanuary 7, 2013 (2013-01-07) – present
Related shows
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Vanderpump Rules is an American reality television series airing on Bravo that debuted on January 7, 2013, with the first season originally eight episodes. A spin-off of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the series features The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Lisa Vanderpump in the title role and her staff at Vanderpump's West Hollywood, California, restaurant SUR.

Andy Cohen later announced during the February 4, 2013, Watch What Happens Live episode that there would be a Vanderpump Rules reunion. The reunion was filmed on February 9, 2013.[1] It was announced in April 2013 that the series had been renewed for a second season.[2] The second season debut was a two-hour crossover episode with the fourth-season premiere of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on November 4, 2013.[3] The second season reunion was filmed on January 10, 2014.[4] Vanderpump Rules was renewed for a third season in April 2014.[5] The new season premiered on November 3, 2014.[6]

The show was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on November 2, 2015.[7] The show was later renewed for a fifth season.[8] On September 26, 2016, the trailer and cast were announced, along with the premiere date of November 7, 2016.[9][10] On January 9, 2017, the tenth episode of the fifth season of Vanderpump Rules titled "Summer House Rules"[11][12] served as a cross-over preview to Summer House.[13][14]

On April 10, 2017, it was announced by Bravo that Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright will star in a spin off show entitled Vanderpump Rules: Jax And Brittany Take Kentucky.[15]

On April 11, 2018 Bravo renewed the show for a seventh season,[16] which is set to premiere on December 3, 2018.[17]


Vanderpump Rules follows Lisa Vanderpump's employees at SUR, as they work on building their futures and the drama that occurs between them.



Cast Members Seasons
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Lisa Vanderpump Main
Scheana Marie Main
Stassi Schroeder Main Recurring Main
Jax Taylor Main
Katie Maloney-Schwartz Main
Tom Sandoval Main
Kristen Doute Main
Tom Schwartz Recurring Main
Ariana Madix Guest Recurring Main
James Kennedy Guest Recurring Main
Lala Kent Recurring Main
Brittany Cartwright Guest Recurring Main
Peter Madrigal Recurring
Kristina Kelly Recurring Guest
Mike Shay Recurring Guest
Laura-Leigh Recurring
Frank Herlihy Recurring
Vail Bloom Recurring
Faith Stowers Recurring Guest
Billie Lee Recurring
Raquel Leviss Guest Recurring


  • Lisa Vanderpump: Vanderpump is a co-owner of SUR and the mother of Pandora and Max, who are friends with several SUR staff members. She is best known for being on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
  • Jax Taylor: Jax is a bartender at SUR and a model.[18]
  • Katie Maloney-Schwartz: Katie is a server at SUR and co-founder of Pucker and Pout, a beauty and wellness blog[19] She is also married to Tom Schwartz.[20]
  • Kristen Doute: Kristen was a server at SUR[21] and is an aspiring actress.[22]
  • Scheana Shay: Scheana is a server at SUR, as well as a singer and an aspiring actress. She has also made previous appearances in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The show follows her pursuits in the entertainment world.
  • Stassi Schroeder (Main: Season 1–3; 5—present, Guest appearances: Season 4): Stassi used to be a server at SUR and previously wrote a fashion blog column for Pandora. She has made previous TV appearances in The Amazing Race: Family Edition with her father Mark, stepmother Char, and brother Hunter (they were eliminated in 7th place) and later in Queen Bees (she finished 6th place).[23]
  • Tom Sandoval: Sandoval is a bartender at SUR and an actor. He had a lead role in the 2008 film Playing with Fire[24][25] and made an appearance in The Hills during a Teen Vogue casting interview.[26]
  • Ariana Madix (Recurring: Season 2, Main: Season 3—present), Ariana Madix is a bartender at SUR and an actress. She has also appeared on Anger Management and the now-canceled Dads on Fox.
  • Tom Schwartz (Recurring: Season 1–2, Main: Season 3—present), frequently referred to as Schwartz, is an aspiring model and actor who is close friends with a majority of the SUR staff and married to Katie.
  • DJ James Kennedy (Recurring: Season 3, Main: Season 4—present), James was a busboy at SUR and a DJ.
  • Lala Kent (Recurring: Seasons 4-mid 5 Main: Season 6—present), Lala was a hostess at SUR and friend of James.
  • Brittany Cartwright (Recurring: Seasons 4–5, Main: Season 6—present), Jax's girlfriend and a waitress at SUR who used to work at Hooters.

Recurring/Guest Cast Members[edit]

  • Ken Todd (Season 1–present), Lisa's husband, who helps run all of Lisa's restaurants with her.
  • Pandora Sabo (Season 1–present), an entrepreneur and Lisa's daughter.
  • Peter Madrigal (Season 1–present), Peter is a manager of SUR.
  • Kristina Kelly (Season 1-present), Kristina is a server at SUR and friend of Stassi.
  • Max Todd (Season 3–present), Lisa's son who occasionally works at Lisa's restaurants.
  • Raquel Leviss (Season 5-present), Raquel is the girlfriend of James.
  • Billie Lee (Season 6-present), Billie is a hostess at SUR.

Former Castmates[edit]

  • Mike Shay (Season 1–5), Scheana's ex-husband.
  • Laura-Leigh (Season 1), Laura-Leigh was a server at SUR. She is a Juilliard graduate and aspiring actress who quit SUR after landing a role in We're the Millers. Laura-Leigh was also a recurring character on The Client List as Nikki Shannon.[27]
  • Frank Herlihy (Season 1), Frank was a bartender at SUR.
  • Vail Bloom (Season 3), Vail was a hostess at SUR. She is an Emmy nominated actress who appeared on The Young and the Restless for several years. She graduated from Princeton University.
  • Faith Stowers (Season 4, guest:6), Faith was a server at SUR and was a close friend of Lala.


SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110January 7, 2013 (2013-01-07)March 11, 2013 (2013-03-11)
217November 4, 2013 (2013-11-04)February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)
321November 3, 2014 (2014-11-03)March 23, 2015 (2015-03-23)
424November 2, 2015 (2015-11-02)April 11, 2016 (2016-04-11)
524November 7, 2016 (2016-11-07)April 17, 2017 (2017-04-17)
624December 4, 2017 (2017-12-04)May 21, 2018 (2018-05-21)
7TBADecember 3, 2018 (2018-12-03)TBA

After Show (2015-16)[edit]

On November 6, 2015, Bravo premiered talk show entitled Vanderpump Rules After Show which features conversations between the cast members of Vanderpump Rules discussing the same week's events and answering questions about their lives both on and off the show. The talk show was hosted by Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard.

How They Got Here (2017)[edit]

On November 27, 2017 Bravo premiered Vanderpump Rules: How They Got Here, a recap of all five previous seasons of Vanderpump Rules before starting the sixth season on December 4, 2017.


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