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 Potomac|
The Real Housewives of Miami (abbreviated RHOM) is an American reality television series that aired from February 22, 2011 to November 4, 2013 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 aired for three seasons and focused on the personal and professional lives of several women living in Miami, Florida.
The series originally focused on Lea Black, Adriana de Moura, Alexia Echevarria, Marysol Patton, Larsa Pippen, and Cristy Rice. The final cast consisted of Black, de Moura, Echevarria, Lisa Hochstein, and Joanna Krupa. Of the original housewives, Pippen and Rice left after the first season, and Echevarria and Patton were respectively friends of the housewives in the second and third. The remaining housewives joined in later seasons; Hochstein and Krupa in the second. Other housewives include Ana Quincoces (season 2) and Karent Sierra (season 2).
Overview and casting
On March 10, 2010, Bravo announced the series Miami Social Club had been picked up as a restructuring of the 2009 series, Miami Social. After filming completed, Bravo decided to make it an installment of the network's The Real Housewives franchise. The first season premiered on February 22, 2011, and starred Lea Black, Adriana de Moura, Alexia Echevarria, Marysol Patton, Larsa Pippen and Cristy Rice. Pippen and Rice left after the first season.
Lisa Hochstein, Joanna Krupa, Karent Sierra, and Ana Quincoces were added to the cast for the second season, which premiered on September 13, 2012. Echevarria was demoted in a recurring role in order to spend more time to care for her son, injured in a 2011 car accident.
The third season debuted on August 12, 2013, with Echevarria returning as a full-time housewife. While Patton and Quincoces were demoted to recurring capacity. Sierra appeared as a guest. By September 2016, Bravo stated that The Real Housewives of Miami had "ended".
Timeline of housewives
|Adriana de Moura||Main|
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||7||February 22, 2011||April 5, 2011|
|2||18||September 13, 2012||January 8, 2013|
|3||16||August 12, 2013||November 14, 2013|
While season two of The Real Housewives of Miami was airing, Bravo released a web series titled Havana Elsa. The series featured Elsa Patton, the mother of full-time cast member, Marysol Patton, embarking on launching her own coffee line, also titled Havana Elsa. The web series aired a total of 9 episodes.
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