Southern Charm

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Southern Charm
Southern Charm logo.jpg
GenreReality
Starring
Theme music composerMia Sable
Opening theme"It's Easy"
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes67 (as of 26 July 2018) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Aaron Rothman
  • Irad Eyal
  • Whitney Sudler-Smith
  • Bryan Kestner
  • Jason Weinberg
  • Jessica Chesler
Camera setupMultiple
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Haymaker Productions
Release
Original networkBravo
Picture format
Original releaseMarch 3, 2014 (2014-03-03) – present (present)
External links
Website

Southern Charm is an American reality television series that debuted on March 3, 2014 on Bravo.[1][2] The series chronicles the personal and professional lives of seven socialites who reside in Charleston, South Carolina. The show focuses on the Southern culture and political history of the area, and has featured local historical places like Lewisfield Plantation and the Mikell House.[3] The series originally focused on Craig Conover, Cameran Eubanks, Jenna King, Thomas Ravenel, Shep Rose and Whitney Sudler-Smith. The series currently focuses on Conover, Eubanks, Rose, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, Austen Kroll and Chelsea Meissner. Of the original charmers, King left after the first season, Sudler-Smith departed after the third, and Ravenel left after the fifth. The remaining charmers joined in later seasons, Calhoun Dennis in the second, Kroll in the fourth, and Meissner in the fifth. Past charmers include: Landon Clements (seasons 2-4).

On July 14, 2014, Southern Charm was renewed for a second season,[4] which premiered on March 16, 2015.[5] The third season premiered on April 4, 2016. The fourth season was announced on February 16, 2017 and premiered on April 3.[6]

In February 2018, Bravo announced the fifth season and it premiered on April 5, 2018.[7] In August 2018, Ravenel announced his departure from the show after five seasons due to sexual assault allegations against him, as well as claiming that the show "took advantage of him."[8] Bravo confirmed his departure in September 2018 after Ravenel was arrested and charged with assault and battery.[9]

Cast members[edit]

Timeline of cast[edit]

Name Seasons
1 2 3 4 5 6
Main cast members
Craig Conover Main
Cameran Eubanks Main
Jenna King Main
Thomas Ravenel Main
Shep Rose Main
Whitney Sudler-Smith Main Recurring
Kathryn Calhoun Dennis Recurring Main
Landon Clements Main
Austen Kroll Main
Chelsea Meissner Recurring Main
Recurring cast members
Patricia Altschul Recurring
Danni Baird Recurring
Elizabeth Madison Recurring
J.D. Madison Recurring
Cooper Ray Recurring
Jennifer Snowden Recurring
Naomie Olindo Recurring
Eliza Limehouse Recurring
Ashley Jacobs Recurring
Peyton Pritchard Recurring

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110March 3, 2014 (2014-03-03)May 5, 2014 (2014-05-05)
212March 16, 2015 (2015-03-16)May 25, 2015 (2015-05-25)
314April 4, 2016 (2016-04-04)July 5, 2016 (2016-07-05)
415April 3, 2017 (2017-04-03)July 17, 2017 (2017-07-17)
517April 5, 2018 (2018-04-05)July 30, 2018 (2018-07-30)

Spin-offs[edit]

On October 27, 2016, Bravo ordered a spin-off series to Southern Charm, titled Southern Charm Savannah. The series follows the same premise as its predecessor series but is set in Savannah, Georgia.[10] The series is produced by Haymaker Production and Aaron Rothman, Irad Eyal, Sara Nichols, Luke Neslage and Jessica Chesler, Jason Weinberg, Bryan Kestner and Whitney Sudler-Smith serve as the series' executive producers.[11] The series premiered on May 8, 2017.[12]

On June 26, 2017, Bravo announced that another spin-off, Southern Charm New Orleans, was ordered, and premiered on April 15, 2018.

A new reality show on Bravo starring Shep Rose, RelationShep, premiered on December 4, 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nededog, Jethro (January 14, 2014). "Bravo Sets Premiere Dates for New Series 'Southern Charm,' Men's Online Dating Show". The Wrap. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  2. ^ Turnage, Jeremy (January 25, 2014). "Bravo's Charleston reality series 'Southern Charm' set for March 3". WISTV. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (January 14, 2014). "Bravo Media Announces Premiere Dates for New Seasons of 'Flipping Out', 'The Real Housewives of New York' & More". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  4. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 14, 2014). "'Million Dollar Listing New York' Renewed for Season Four + Bravo Greenlights Three New Series". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Archived from the original on July 4, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanada (January 15, 2015). "'The Real Housewives of Orange County', 'Married to Medicine' & 'Flipping Out' Renewed for New Seasons + Premiere Dates Unveiled for 'Shahs of Sunset' More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.nbcumv.com/news/bravo-media-living-highlife-low-country-%E2%80%9Csouthern-charm%E2%80%9D-season-four-premieres-monday-april-3
  7. ^ Moylan, Brian. "Southern Charm Season-Premiere Recap: Battle of the Sexless".
  8. ^ "Thomas Ravenel Quits Southern Charm amid Sexual Assault Claims, Says Show 'Took Advantage of Me'". Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Thomas Ravenel Is Out as a Southern Charm Cast Member After Arrest, Bravo Confirms". Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  10. ^ Ge, Linda (October 27, 2016). "Bravo Renews 'Southern Charm,' 'Shahs of Sunset,' More Shows". The Wrap. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  11. ^ Lincoln, Ross (October 27, 2016). "Deadline". Bravo Renews & Expands 'Southern Charm', Sets More 'Shahs Of Sunset' & 'Million Dollar Listing New York'. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  12. ^ Mizoguchi, Karen. "Southern Charm Savannah Sneak Peek! Meet the Man Who Calls His Family the Kennedys of Savannah". People.com. Retrieved 7 June 2017.

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