WAGS (TV series)

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WAGS LA
WAGS tv logo.png
Genre Reality television
Starring
  • Autumn Ajirotutu
  • Barbie Blank
  • Natalie Halcro
  • Nicole Williams
  • Olivia Pierson
  • Sasha Gates
  • Michelle Beltran
  • Amber Nichole
  • Dominique Penn
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 28
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production location(s) Los Angeles, California
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 43 minutes
Production company(s) Machete Productions
Release
Original network E!
Picture format 1080i HDTV
Original release August 18, 2015 (2015-08-18) – December 17, 2017 (2017-12-17)
Chronology
Related shows
External links
Website

WAGS LA is an American reality documentary television series that premiered on August 18, 2015, on E! television network.[1] The reality show chronicles both the professional and personal lives of several WAGs (an acronym for wives and girlfriends of sportspersons).[2]

In November 2016, the network renewed the show for a third season.[3] The first spin-off show, WAGS Miami, premiered on October 2, 2016 on the same network.[4] The third season premiered on November 5, 2017.[5] On May 4, 2017, it was announced that WAGS Atlanta was in development with James DuBose serving as executive producer of the series.[6][7]

WAGS LA and WAGS Miami were cancelled on February 1, 2018.

Cast[edit]

Main (Partner's name) Seasons
1 2 3
Current
Autumn Ajirotutu (wife of Seyi Ajirotutu) Main
Barbie Blank (wife of Sheldon Souray) Main
Natalie Halcro Main
Nicole Williams (Wife of Larry English) Main
Olivia Pierson Main
Sasha Gates (wife of Antonio Gates) Main
Michelle Beltran (wife of Brian Quick) Guest Main
Amber Nichole Miller (girlfriend of Tito Ortiz) Main
Dominique Penn (wife of Donald Penn) Main
Former
Ashley North (fiancé of Dashon Goldson) Main Guest
Sophia Pierson Main
Tia Shipman Main

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 8 August 18, 2015 (2015-08-18) October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)
2 12 June 26, 2016 (2016-06-26) September 25, 2016 (2016-09-25)
3 8 November 5, 2017 (2017-11-05) December 17, 2017 (2017-12-17)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
11"The WAG Life"August 18, 2015 (2015-08-18)477,000[8]
The series premieres with the ladies explaining the importance of being a wife and girlfriend of a sports star, the structure of their social circles and the glamorous life they live daily. Cousins Natalie and Olivia enter a rocky feud with former WWE Diva Barbie Blank; Nicole's relationship insecurities threatens to ruin their trip to Las Vegas.
22"Set a Date or Die!"August 25, 2015 (2015-08-25)334,000[9]
Ashley finally gets a wedding date from fiance Dashon, only to be disappointed again; Nicole puts Natalie's and Olivia's image issues to the test after she sets up a semi-nude shoot and Barbie extends an olive branch, only to feel disrespected by the cousins again.
33"Is It Another Girl?"September 1, 2015 (2015-09-01)630,000[10]
Ashley questions Dashon's fidelity after her wedding is postponed; Barbie's presence at a party in celebration of Natalie reaching 1 million followers on Instagram causes quite a stir; and Nicole pressures Larry about marriage and kids.
44"Never Have I Ever"September 8, 2015 (2015-09-08)625,000[11]
Natalie and Olivia try to grow their Insta-Famous business, but hit a snag when they don't see eye to eye; Ashley does her best to move on after her wedding gets postponed; Barbie struggles with life after the WWE.
55"Mexican Standoff"September 15, 2015 (2015-09-15)678,000[12]
The WAGs take a trip to Mexico for Natalie's birthday; Autumn second-guesses going with them because of guilt over leaving her kids; Barbie bonds with Natalie and Olivia and checks out a potential wedding venue.
66"For Love or Money"September 22, 2015 (2015-09-22)376,000[13]
Natalie is challenged with choosing between her career and her relationship with Shaun; Nicole gives up a modeling job in New York to spend time with Larry; Barbie gets a surprise package at her home from Sheldon's team.
77"I Kissed a Girl"September 29, 2015 (2015-09-29)739,000[14]
Nicole and Barbie are put at odds over a trip to the male strip club during Barbie's Bachelorette party; Natalie causes strife with Shaun when she forgets to mention the trip.
88"You're In a Fake Relationship"October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)341,000[15]
Natalie has cold feet about taking her relationship with Shaun to the next level; Sasha puts her life on hold when there are complications with her pregnancy; Olivia's single status finally takes a promising turn.

Season 2 (2016)[edit]

Sophia and Tia joined the cast of WAGS; Ashley departed as a series regular.

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
91"WAGS Collide"June 26, 2016 (2016-06-26)558,000[16]
Newcomer Sophia starts trouble in the Season 2 premiere when she brings up an alleged cheating scandal involving Autumn's husband. Meanwhile, sides are taken when Natalie and Sasha collide over the WAGS hierarchy; Barbie lets wedding plans keep her busy; things get serious between Olivia and Marcedes Lewis and Natalie questions her own relationship status.
102"Foul Play"July 3, 2016 (2016-07-03)624,000[17]
An unresolved feud between Autumn and Natalie threatens to ruin a spring training trip, during which Barbie looks forward to throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game; Nicole finds a new way to cope with trust issues while away from Larry and Sophia moves into Olivia's apartment without permission.
113"DM Drama"July 10, 2016 (2016-07-10)644,000[18]
Olivia reveals to new WAG Tia that her boyfriend may not be as trustworthy as she thought; Tia plots revenge and moves in on Olivia's man and his mom; Natalie runs into Shaun, forcing her to deal with her emotions.
124"Secrets in Sin City"July 17, 2016 (2016-07-17)537,000[19]
Natalie invites Shaun to Vegas in the hope of repairing their relationship, but when Nicole meddles in her love life, her loyalty is questioned; a shocked Sasha finds out she's not invited to Barbie's wedding.
135"Cheat Sheet"July 31, 2016 (2016-07-31)567,000[20]
Barbie becomes enraged when she finds out that Larry may propose to Nicole during her wedding; Tia creates an opportunity for Natalie and Olivia at New York Fashion Week, but Olivia gets distracted when her sister makes a move on her man.
146"A Wag Wedding"August 7, 2016 (2016-08-07)593,000[21]
The WAGS head to Cabo San Lucas for Barbie's wedding; Olivia's plus one drops out and Natalie discovers that Sophia may be to blame while Nicole's wedding fever causes unexpected issues.
157"WAG Interference"August 14, 2016 (2016-08-14)542,000[22]
Larry's ex-girlfriend accuses Nicole of being a home wrecker; Marcedes faces backlash for ditching Olivia in Cabo and Autumn and Barbie face off about the future of their friendship.
168"Moving on Out"August 28, 2016 (2016-08-28)432,000[23]
Medium Tyler Henry makes a visit to the WAGS; Nicole may cause her relationship with Larry to end; Olivia faces a big decision about her future and Sasha puts on a performance.
179"New Blood"September 4, 2016 (2016-09-04)626,000[24]
Autumn introduces several LA Rams wives to the group; Olivia deals with the pressure of a long-distance relationship while balancing work issues; Nicole questions her decision.
1810"Pegging Party"September 11, 2016 (2016-09-11)860,000[25]
Tia arranges a lesson; Natalie and Olivia receive an invitation to become brand ambassadors; Larry reveals his intentions with Nicole; Barbie auditions.
1911"Trouble in Paradise[26]"September 18, 2016 (2016-09-18)[26]651,000[27]
Nicole's crazy antics cause Larry to think about calling off the proposal; Sasha and Tia come to blows over a secret nickname while Sophia hits it off with a new athlete.
2012"Thai The Knot"September 25, 2016 (2016-09-25)561,000[28]
The ladies explore Phuket; Tia reveals a huge secret about her dating life and Larry proposes to Nicole.

Season 3 (2017)[edit]

Michelle, Amber, and Dominique joined the cast of WAGS; Sophia and Tia departed as a series regular.

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
211"Wag War"November 5, 2017 (2017-11-05)389,000
Dominique Penn attempts to mend the rift between mutual friends, and former besties, Sasha and Autumn. Nicole searches for a wedding venue. Natalie copes with her recent breakup.
222"Thirsty Thots"November 12, 2017 (2017-11-12)417,000
Sasha invites Natalie and Olivia to her hometown in Trinidad. Olivia deals with an Instagram faux pas. New WAG Michelle Quick struggles to deal with "thirsty LA women" who may, or may not be after her husband.
233"Trouble in Paradise"November 19, 2017 (2017-11-19)296,000
Nicole deals with the repercussions of leaving WAGS out of her wedding festivities. Autumn questions Dom's loyalty. Barbie deals with marriage issues. Natalie goes on her first real date, post breakup.
244"50 Shades of Shade"November 26, 2017 (2017-11-26)377,000
Barbie sees a therapist in hopes of getting her marriage back on track. Natalie gets her groove back after she gives dating another try. Autumn throws a game night that ends in tears.
255"No Ring, No Deal"December 3, 2017 (2017-12-03)422,000[29]
Autumn and Sasha try to ash out their problems. Natalie & Olivia launch their clothing line, and Nicole is thrown for a loop when Larry doesn't want to wear a wedding ring.
266"Bachelorette Brawl"December 10, 2017 (2017-12-10)466,000[30]
Michelle and Brian deal with unexpected trade news. Nicole worries about Larry's bachelor party locale, and Barbie finds out that she was accused of stealing from Sasha.
277"Party Crasher"December 17, 2017 (2017-12-17)414,000[31]
Nicole decides to crash Larry's bachelor party in Colombia. Michelle deals with the death of an ex, and Amber wrestles with Tito wanting to start a new career in the WWE.
288"Wags Wedding Bells"December 17, 2017 (2017-12-17)343,000[32]
On the season finale, Nicole has her dream wedding. Natalie looks for closure with her ex, Shaun Phillips, and Barbie deals with a shocking revelation about the future of her marriage.

Broadcast[edit]

The eight-episode series premiered at 10:00PM ET in the United States on the E! cable network and airs weekly starting on August 18, 2015.[1] The series has aired internationally, in Australia and New Zealand, the series premiered on the local version of E! on August 20, 2015.[33][34]

Spin-offs[edit]

In May 2016, it was announced that WAGS would receive a spin-off, titled WAGS Miami. The series features wives and girlfriends of sports stars centered in Miami.[35][36] The series premiered on October 2, 2016.[37] On May 4, 2017, it was announced that a second spin-off, WAGS Atlanta, was in development with James DuBose serving as executive producer of the series.[38][39]

Cancellation[edit]

On February 1, 2018, E! executives announced that WAGS LA and WAGS Miami were cancelled because of declining ratings. [40]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  40. ^ Farewell: E! Gives WAGS Miami And WAGS L.A. The Boot

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