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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 seasons7
No. of episodes121 (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
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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 would 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 premiered on December 3, 2018.[17]


Vanderpump Rules follows Lisa Vanderpump's employees at SUR, a restaurant in West Hollywood, as they work on building their futures in show business and become entangled in interpersonal drama. The series initially centered around new server Scheana Marie and three established couples: Stassi Schroeder and Jax Taylor, Kristen Doute and Tom Sandoval, and Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz.



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

Main Cast[edit]

  • Lisa Vanderpump: A successful restaurateur, the co-owner of SUR. Best known as a cast member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
  • Kristen Doute: A former server at SUR, an aspiring actress.[18][19]
  • Katie Maloney-Schwartz: A server at SUR, and co-founder of Pucker and Pout, a beauty and wellness blog.[20]
  • Scheana Marie: A server at SUR, a singer and aspiring actress. She made previous appearances on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
  • Tom Sandoval: A bartender at SUR, and an actor. He starred in the 2008 film Playing with Fire and appeared once on The Hills.[21][22][23]
  • Stassi Schroeder: A former server at SUR. She previously appeared on The Amazing Race and Queen Bees.[24]
  • Jax Taylor: A bartender at SUR, and a model.[25]
  • Tom Schwartz: (Season 3-Present, Recurring Season 1-2) Katie's husband, a model and aspiring actor.
  • Ariana Madix: (Season 3-Present, Recurring Season 2) A bartender at SUR, and an actress. She has appeared on Anger Management and Dads.
  • James Kennedy: (Season 4-Present, Recurring Season 3) A former busboy at SUR, and a DJ.
  • Lala Kent: (Season 6-Present, Recurring Season 4-5) A hostess at SUR.
  • Brittany Cartwright: (Season 6-Present, Recurring Season 5) Jax's fiancée, a server at SUR.

Recurring Cast[edit]

  • Kristina Kelly: (Season 1-present) A server at SUR and friend to Stassi.
  • Peter Madrigal: (Season 1-present) A manager at SUR.
  • Ken Todd: (Season 1-present) Lisa's husband and business partner.
  • Pandora Vanderpump Sabo: (Season 1-present) Lisa's daughter, an entrepreneur who helps at Lisa's restaurants.
  • Max Vanderpump Todd: (Season 3-present) Lisa's son, a musician who helps at Lisa's restaurants.
  • Raquel Leviss: (Season 5-present) James's girlfriend.
  • Billie Lee: (Season 6-present) A hostess at SUR.

Former Cast[edit]

  • Frank Herlihy: (Season 1) A former bartender at SUR and ex-boyfriend to Stassi.
  • Laura-Leigh: (Season 1) A former server at SUR, and an actress. Since leaving SUR she has appeared in We're the Millers and The Client List.[26]
  • Mike Shay: (Season 1–5) Scheana's ex-husband.
  • Vail Bloom: (Season 3) A former hostess at SUR, and an Emmy-nominated actress who appeared on The Young and the Restless.
  • Faith Stowers: (Seasons 4, 6) A former server at SUR and friend to 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)
724December 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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