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The Real Housewives of New York City
Format Reality television
Starring Current
Bethenny Frankel
LuAnn de Lesseps
Alex McCord
Ramona Singer
Jill Zarin
Kelly Bensimon
(Season 2-)
Jennifer Gilbert
(Season 3-)
Sonja Morgan
(Season 3-)
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 26
Production
Executive producer(s) Jennifer O'Connell
Nick Emmerson
Christian Barcellos
Andy Cohen
Matt Anderson
Producer(s) Keira Brings
Paul F. Rosenthal
Jim Fraenkel
Michael Gail
Location(s) New York City, United States
Running time Approx. 44 minutes
(excluding commercials)
Production company(s) Ricochet Television
Broadcast
Original channel Bravo
Original airing March 4, 2008
Status Airing
External links
Official website

The Real Housewives of New York City is a reality television program on the Bravo network. As a spin-off of the successful series The Real Housewives of Orange County, it is the second version of the The Real Housewives of... series.

The show's first season premiered on March 4, 2008. The five housewives are Bethenny Frankel, LuAnn de Lesseps, Alex McCord, Ramona Singer, and Jill Zarin. The women are not all actually housewives; the intent of the show is to reveal the lifestyles of relatively affluent women and their families living in New York. With the exception of LuAnn de Lesseps, the women all have active careers.

The series was renewed for a second season on April 15, 2008 and premiered on Bravo in the USA on February 17, 2009 with a sixth "housewife", Kelly Killoren Bensimon.

The Real Housewives of New York City will add to its reality family again when it returns for a third season in March 2010, Bravo announced. All 6 housewives are returning from the 2nd season. The 3rd season will also feature 2 new recurring women, according to a press release issued by Bravo.[1]

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Current Housewives

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Bethenny Frankel

(Season 1 to present)

Frankel in April 2009

Bethenny Frankel (born November 4, 1970) is a natural foods chef and is currently on The Real Housewives of New York City on Bravo. She is daughter of the late thoroughbred race horse trainer Robert Frankel, a National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame inductee and five-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer.

Bethenny graduated from Pine Crest School and matriculated to New York University. Before she appeared in the reality show, Frankel starred in the 1994 movie "Hollywood Hills 90028" and acted in the 1995 movie "Wish Me Luck". Additionally, she was a contestant and the first runner-up on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. She was a regular contributor to NBC's coverage of the 2009 Kentucky Derby and 2009 Preakness Stakes and Bravo TV's coverage of the 2009 Kentucky Oaks

Currently, Frankel is the creator and head of Skinnygirl products(most famous for the "Skinnygirl Margarita")[2] and author of the New York Times Best Seller,"Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting." "Naturally Thin" became a New York Times Best Sellers in the Paperback Advice List category [3] since its publishing debut on March 10, 2009,[4] and peaked at number 2.[5]

In 2009, Frankel's nude photo was featured on a billboard in Times Square as part of animal rights group PETA's anti-fur campaign.[6]

LuAnn de Lesseps

(Season 1 to present)

LuAnn de Lesseps, a former Wilhelmina Models model[7] and nurse, is of Algonquin and French descent.[8]

At 44, she is the fourth wife of Count Alexandre de Lesseps, a descendant of Ferdinand de Lesseps of the Suez Canal family. They have two children—Victoria and Noel. In March 2009 LuAnn and her husband began the process of filing for divorce. It was reported that Count de Lesseps was having an extramarital affair.

De Lesseps is the author of a book released in 2009 entitled "Class With The Countess".

In 2010, LuAnn de Lesseps appeared on an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire assisting a contestant.

Alex McCord

(Season 1 to present)

McCord at the 2008 Metropolitan Opera opening

Alex McCord, the youngest of the cast at 36, is married to Simon van Kempen, a hotel manager[9], and has two children, Francois and Johan[10]. McCord and her husband have written a book together entitled, "Little Kids, Big City", that will be in stores in April 2010. Alex is a former actress and model.[11] She was a graphic designer for over nine years.[12] In March 2009, Alex was laid off from her job in visual merchandising[13] for Limited Brands/Victoria’s Secret. She is now consulting for Second Time Around, a luxury consignment chain. Alex was born in Washington, DC, raised in Kansas, TX and the US Virgin Islands, and has lived in New York City since 1996. She is a graduate of Northwestern University. She and van Kempen currently reside in the Cobble Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.

In 2010, McCord appeared on an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire assisting a contestant.

Ramona Singer

(Season 1 to present)

Ramona Singer, 53, born on Nov. 17, 1956[14], is a "businesswoman" and an "aficionado of fashion". As a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Singer started in the business 30 years ago as a buyer for Macy's, then moved into the wholesale clothing business with French Connection and Calvin Klein. She is now designing jewelry. Her line of pendants, earrings, bracelets and rings are currently sold on the Home Shopping Network (HSN). Her jewelry line was inspired by her love for estate and art deco jewelry, which she says she adores because it is "timeless". "I don't want a trendy piece of jewelry to hand down to my daughter Avery, because it will be out of style and she won't want to wear it," Singer notes. "Estate jewelry will always be in style, and women will always wear it."

In addition to being one of "The Real Housewives of New York City" on Bravo Television, Ramona's career includes purchasing excess inventory that didn't sell in retail stores and attempting to resell it. She also recently worked with a chemist to develop a skin care line "Tru Renewal." Ramona Singer lives in Manhattan with her husband Mario and their teenage daughter Avery. She has been married for 18 years and married her husband when she was 37.

In 2010, Singer appeared on an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire assisting a contestant.

Jill Zarin

(Season 1 to present)

Jill Zarin, 46, is married to Bobby Zarin.[15]. Jill has a teenage daughter named Allyson Shapiro Zarin who is dealing with a form of arthritis called Spondyloarthropathy. The episode "Runway Run-In" featured Jill organizing a charitable event to raise awareness for her daughter's condition and for her new charity, "Creaky Joints."

She attended Simmons College.[16]

Zarin lives on the Upper East Side neighborhood with her family. They sold their home in the Hamptons, retaining the right to stay there through the end of the summer of 2009.

In 2010, Zarin appeared on an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire assisting a contestant.

Kelly Killoren Bensimon

(Season 2 to present)

Kelly Killoren Bensimon, 41 years old[17], is the newest housewife to join the "Real Housewives" series. Killoren Bensimon, who is from Rockford, IL, was married to photographer Gilles Bensimon. She is the mother of two children, author, former model, equestrian, and magazine editor.

In 2010, Kelly with be joining fellow New York reality stars Bethenny Frankel, LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Alex McCord, Jill Zarin on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Each will be paired with a woman who she will help to win the one million dollar prize.

Series Overview

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 9 March 4, 2008 April 22, 2008
2 15 February 17, 2009 May 14, 2009
3 13 March 4, 2010 June 3, 2010

Episode guide

Season 1

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "Meet the Wives" March 4, 2008 (2008-03-04)
In the first episode of The Real Housewives of New York City, Ramona gets ready to go to the Hamptons for the summer with her daughter Avery, who thinks her mother should dress "more conservatively." At a pool party with her friends, Ramona "embarrasses" Avery by how she acts around her friends. Jill's daughter Allyson wants to go to a swanky detox center in Martha's Vineyard to work on her health and fitness, so Jill convinces Bobby to hire a private plane to take them there. LuAnn packs up her family and moves into their Hamptons home for the summer, with help from Rosanna, their housekeeper. They buy son Noel a puppy, but Rosanna is afraid that she will be the one who ends up taking care of it. Bethenny works on building her career, but is really focused on settling down with her boyfriend Jason. She wants to get married and have a child, but is afraid that Jason doesn't want the same things as he already has three children. Alex and Simon head to St. Barts for summer vacation, bypassing the Hamptons because vacationing there is "too much like work." They leave the kids home with their Au Pair and go on a glamorous shopping spree at Roberto Cavalli
2 "The Hamptons" March 11, 2008 (2008-03-11)
Jill and Allyson head to the detox center in Martha's Vineyard. Bobby decides to come along for moral support, which makes Jill extremely happy. Jill finds it hard to leave Allyson there, but is pleased when she returns 11 pounds thinner and much healthier. Ramona gets ready for a fashion show in the Hamptons, and Mario and Avery help her find an "appropriate" outfit. Avery insists on a more "modest" looking choice, but Ramona sneaks out of the house with a forbidden top to change into. After she sees a young girl flirting with him, Ramona notices that Mario isn't wearing his wedding ring at the party. LuAnn's daughter Victoria, an accomplished equestrian, competes in the prestigious Hamptons Classic. Ramona brings her daughter Avery to the horse show, and they bump into Jill, who has also come to cheer on Victoria. Bethenny meets with fashion designer Ginny Hilfiger who is dressing her for Jason's sister's charity event, where she is auctioning off a personal cooking lesson. She has a meeting with her friend Jake, to discuss her business plans and how she wants to build her brand to become the next Martha Stewart. Back in the Hamptons, feelings and egos are bruised when Ramona throws a cooking party for several ladies and invites LuAnn but not Jill. Jill invites LuAnn to be her doubles partner in her big tennis match against Ramona at the end of the summer, and things get heated as they duke it out on the tennis court, leaving spectators to wonder if there was something more going on than just a friendly match. 
3 "Fashion Week" March 18, 2008 (2008-03-18)
Jill takes Allyson on a tiring back-to-school shopping trip at an expensive Manhattan boutique, where she notes that it costs "$1 million dollars" to raise a child in the city. LuAnn and Jill take their daughters to a Seventeen magazine party so that Victoria can spend some time with Allyson, as they attend the same school. Ramona attends a Fashion Week show, where she bumps into Jill. Tensions rise when Jill realizes that Ramona is seated in the front row and she isn't, so she decides to leave the event. Ramona's daughter Avery is interested in getting into acting, so Ramona takes her to a prestigious modeling agency to see if they will work with her. The agency decides to send her out on shoots as they think she has "great potential," but Ramona and Mario are concerned that it might take away from her schooling. Alex discusses how she and Simon first met and her thoughts on appropriate child-rearing techniques for their children. Her son Francois is getting ready to go to pre-k, so she and Simon go school shopping for a new backpack. Jill, Bethenny and Brad, Jill's "gay husband," go out on shopping trip, but Bethenny is embarrassed by Brad's "over-the-top" behavior. Also, Jill meets her mother for another day of shopping and discusses her problems with Ramona. Her mother gives her a hard time about her clothing choices as she models them for her, but Jill just says it is just "constructive criticism." LuAnn and Ramona go to an Alice & Olivia fashion show, where Ramona states loudly that "models don't use their brains," embarrassing LuAnn, who is a former model herself. 
4 "Social Wife" March 25, 2008 (2008-03-25)
Jill, Bethenny, Alex and LuAnn get together at a swanky New York restaurant. LuAnn and Alex hit it off, while Bethenny gets annoyed with what she perceives as Alex's pretentious behavior. Meanwhile, Ramona has a night on the town with her girlfriends, where multiple men try to pick them up at the bar. Alex and Simon have dinner with Jill and Bobby, who have offered to help them get their son Francois into a private school through Jill's connections. They consider Jill a "connector" - and Jill relishes the role of being on the "inside" and introducing influential people to each other. At dinner, they also discuss their vacations to the Hamptons and St. Barts. LuAnn goes out downtown with her twenty-something niece Nicole- her soulmate who "keeps her young". Rosanna stays home with Victoria and Noel to care for them and voices her opinion that the kids need more time with their parents. Bethenny meets her business partner Jake at a culinary event and networks with various movers and shakers in the food world. Over dinner, she talks about her absent father and her desire to succeed despite him. Meanwhile, Ramona takes Avery to an audition for a Meryl Streep film. At the audition, she continues to coach Avery's . Bethenny and Jason plan a special, romantic dinner, and as a woman of action, she decides she is ready to officially move in together and springs the subject on him. Jason squashes the topic and leaves things unresolved. 
5 "Cafeful, She Bites" April 1, 2008 (2008-04-01)
Bethenny meets Alex to teach her healthy cooking techniques for her family. Alex senses that something is wrong and Bethenny confides in her that she and Jason are having trouble, talking about her desire to have a baby and Jason's lack of commitment. Bethenny plans a trip to Miami to clear her head, and while she's out, gets a phone call from Simon inviting her to a surprise birthday party for Alex that night. The van Kempens get ready for their big night out. Simon blindfolds Alex and takes her to a yacht filled with all of their friends for a surprise birthday party. After everyone departs, Alex and Simon take a romantic sail around the Statue of Liberty. Ramona gets Avery and her friends ready for a school dance, where she reminds them that they have a lot of friends and should not be concerned with having boyfriends yet. She also reminds Avery that she'll be chaperoning at the dance, and Avery lays down the ground rules - Ramona is not allowed to talk to Avery or dance and embarrass her. Jill goes to Bethenny's apartment to help her pack for Miami, and they discuss Bethenny's baggage from previous relationships and her problems with Jason. Jill voices her opinion that Jason isn't perfect either, and they discuss what Bethenny might be able to do to salvage the relationship. 
6 "Girls Night Out" April 8, 2008 (2008-04-08)
LuAnn has Bethenny over to her house for drinks, where Bethenny gets her opinion on her relationship with Jason. The two are getting ready to head to a restaurant for dinner and LuAnn' son, Noel, gets upset his mother is going out again. In the car on the way to the restaurant, LuAnn teaches Bethenny some rules in etiquette and how to deal with hired help. At a suite at the Hotel Chandler, Alex and Simon get made up for opening night at the opera--their biggest event of the year. Simon talks about how important and event like this is for their society connections. Jill and Bobby go out to dinner with Bethenny and Jason. Bethenny talks about the upcoming dinner party and Jill insists it be at her apartment. Bethenny warns them not to discuss babies or relationships in front of Jason, who is an hour and a half late for dinner and then decides to leave early. Meanwhile, Bethenny and Jill's "gay husband" Brad are at Jill's apartment getting ready for the dinner party. They have invited Alex who insisted on bringing Simon, despite it being a girls-only night and tempers flare as Ramona berates Alex for bringing Simon to a girl's night. After dinner, everyone is stunned as Ramona bursts out of the room and declares that she is leaving to go have a real girls night out on the town. At a Habitat for Humanity charity event, Bethenny and Alex discuss what Ramona's real issues might be after her behavior at the dinner. 
7 "Second Chances" April 15, 2008 (2008-04-15)
The de Lesseps take a family trip to the Statue of Liberty, where the Count talks to the kids about the significance of the statue and their family history. Bobby takes Jill for a romantic dinner, and surprises her with a gift of lingerie that does not impress her. Following dinner, he then surprises her by showering her with something more her style - a very expensive watch and earrings. Simon and Alex discuss Francois' school evaluation, which Alex must attend alone because Simon has to go to Australia due to the death of his stepfather. This will be the longest the two will spend apart since they have been married. Jill travels to Connecticut to attend a formal luncheon held by her sister Lisa, and to do an interview for her sister's local radio show. They joke about growing up always wanting to be successful and wealthy, and now they actually are. Jill decides to throw a holiday party for all five women and their families. Everyone decided to give Ramona another chance to redeem herself for her behavior at the last get together, but she shows up extremely late. As they all sit down together, the only empty seat is Jason's who is stuck at work. At the children's table, Avery, Victoria and Ally discuss how different their mothers are while the adults discuss Ramona's temper with her husband Mario. When Jason finally arrives he tells Bobby how happy he is with Bethenny and that he wants to give her whatever she wants. 
8 "Reunion" April 22, 2008 (2008-04-22)
Viewers get an extra dose of drama during “The Real Housewives Of New York City” reunion special. Hosted by Bravo programming executive and "Watch What Happens" host Andy Cohen, the ladies of New York City reunite to dish on the season and give their side of the story on what really went on after the cameras stopped rolling. What happened between Jill and Ramona after the season wrapped, did Jason ever propose to Bethenny? Watch what happens! 
9 "The Lost Footage" May 27, 2008 (2008-05-27)
Extended footage of favorite fights, funny moments and additional insights into the women's home lives.[18] 

Season 2

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "There's A New Girl In Town" February 17, 2009 (2009-02-17)
In the drama-filled season two premiere, an interview that Jill gave to the New York Post puts her in hot water with Alex and Simon. While on vacation in the Hamptons, Alex and Simon run into Jill at a party and their feud comes to a head. Bethenny decides to spend the summer with Jill at her Hamptons estate, and continue their whirlwind life on the social scene. Luann introduces new housewife Kelly Bensimon to the other ladies at a charity event. 
2 "Hamptons Retreat…But No Surrender" February 24, 2009 (2009-02-24)
Bethenny confides in Jill on the state of her relationship with boyfriend Jason, and Jill tries to help her out in her time of need. LuAnn, Bethenny, Ramona get together while Jill tries to get the "scoop" on new housewife Kelly, which sparks an argument with Ramona. While in the Hamptons, Alex and Simon engage in one of their favorite leisure activities - shopping! Jill's parents visit from Florida and while she is happy to see them, her mother is difficult to please. Meanwhile, Kelly receives VIP treatment when she shows up at a party that she is covering for work. LuAnn is being honored by The American Cancer Society and Bethenny and Jill attend to show their support. Also, Jill's mom bonds with Bethenny over her break-up woes. 
3 "On Their High Horses" March 3, 2009 (2009-03-03)
Rosanna, LuAnn's housekeeper, joins the family again for a month-long trip to the Philippines. The entire family is thrilled to have her home, especially LuAnn, who has been doing a lot of extra work while she was away. LuAnn tells the other women that her daughter Victoria will be going off to boarding school in the summer, which causes an interesting reaction from one of the housewives. Jill decides to throw a major event for her charity, Creaky Joints, and plans to include the other housewives. Alex and Simon gets a luxurious spa treatment at their Hamptons rental home. Kelly competes in the esteemed Hamptons Classic, and Ramona stops by for support. LuAnn organizes a lunch for Victoria and her friends where she teaches them a lesson on etiquette. Bethenny, Jill and LuAnn attend the Hamptons Tea Dance, a major gay pride event of the summer. Meanwhile, Ramona's husband Mario decides to set up a tennis doubles re-match with Jill, and a disagreement ensues about who her partner should be. 
4 "If You Have Nothing Nice To Say" March 10, 2009 (2009-03-10)
The van Kempens return from the Hamptons to start packing for their annual vacation in St. Barts, while getting their house ready for a major home renovation. Jill begins a massive re-design of her entire home, with help from gay husband Brad. Bethenny does a photo shoot for Social Life magazine, and to her surprise, they decide to put her on the cover. LuAnn tells Bethenny that she is writing a book on manners and etiquette, though Bethenny disagrees on whether she is an expert on the topic. LuAnn organizes a charity event at Hope Lodge and invites Ramona, Bethenny and Jill to help out. During the event, Ramona and LuAnn butt heads over one of Ramona's "tell it like it is" remarks, and Bethenny gets upset by a comment that LuAnn makes about her Social Life magazine cover. At the Social Life party, the other Housewives come out to support Bethenny, but the comment that LuAnn made does not go unnoticed. 
5 "New York State of Mine" March 17, 2009 (2009-03-17)
During one of the last weeks of summer, LuAnn is busy packing Victoria up for boarding school. Ramona and Bethenny get together in the Hamptons and dish over their recent arguments with LuAnn. Jill visits Alex and Simon at their home in Brooklyn to give them tips on renovation, and is shocked to see their house in its current state. Bethenny decides to clear the air with LuAnn and meets her for lunch, but the Countess doesn't take kindly to criticism. 
6 "Runway Run-In" March 24, 2009 (2009-03-24)
It's fashion week in New York and the ladies schedules are jam-packed with invites to the Bryant Park tents. Jill and Bethenny go to lunch at Le Cirque where Bethenny talks about her dislike for Kelly. LuAnn, Kelly, Ramona and the van Kempens attend the Russell Simmons fashion show, where Ramona and Simon get into an argument. Jill has her first charity meeting for her "Creaky Joints" charity event, and Bethenny and Ramona attend. Kelly is busy covering fashion week for her Page Six Magazine column, and invites LuAnn to go shopping with her to find an outfit for the Malo fashion show. At the Jill Stuart show, Kelly is seated next to Bethenny, and tension ensues. Jill meets with designer Zang Toi, who is throwing a private fashion show for Jill and her friends, and he fits her for the perfect dress to wear the afternoon of the show. At Jill's next charity meeting, Kelly attends, but rubs everyone the wrong way. 
7 "Kelly vs. Bethenny" March 31, 2009 (2009-03-31)
Ramona invites Kelly to attend the Badgley Mischka fashion show together, where Kelly complains about Bethenny's behavior at Jill's charity meeting, and Ramona urges her to meet with Bethenny to talk it out. The two meet at a bar downtown, and the claws come out! All six of the Housewives attend the Page Six Magazine party, where Kelly talks to LuAnn about her fight with Bethenny. Mario approaches Jill about their upcoming tennis match, which turns into a very heated argument. Alex and Simon approach Ramona and Mario to clear the air over their long-standing feud, but things don't turn out as planned. 
8 "Game, Set, Feud" April 7, 2009 (2009-04-07)
Jill's home re-design is finally complete, and she invites Bethenny over to see the results. While there, they learn that Jill's tennis pro won't be able to play with her in the doubles match against Ramona and Mario, so Bethenny suggest she ask Simon to play with her, which will definitely rub Ramona the wrong way. The other five Housewives attend the big match, and when Simon makes his grand entrance onto the tennis court, Ramona's reaction isn't exactly what Jill hoped for. Meanwhile, Bethenny asks Alex to help her design a logo for her line of "SkinnyGirl Margaritas." 
9 "Wife in the Fast Lane" April 14, 2009 (2009-04-14)

Ramona is busy developing a skin care line, and decides to throw a party to show off the products. Bethenny attends and gives her advice on creating a brand, though Ramona isn't too eager to hear what she has to say. LuAnn meets with her writer to finish up her book, Class with the Countess, and also meets with her publisher to discuss how to market the book.

Bethenny is out promoting her line of baked goods – Bethenny Bakes – in a store in Connecticut, but she finds it's not as easy as she thinks to give away free products. Kelly takes a trip out to LA to meet with a designer about her jewelry line. Simon plans something special for Alex's birthday, but loses his cool when the part of the surprise gets ruined. 
10 "Unfashionably Late" April 21, 2009 (2009-04-21)
Kelly goes to a sexy photo shoot to update her head shot and to shoot the photo for the invitation to the big Halloween party she is hosting. She decides to invite all the ladies to the party, even Bethenny. LuAnn's daughter Victoria comes home from boarding school for the weekend, and the two splurge on a shopping trip. Ramona is busy making a demo reel for her jewelry line that will be sold on HSN. Mario is shooting it and Avery is directing, but the tough critic that she is, Avery makes Ramona nervous and Ramona kicks her out of the room. Jill does an interview with BBC radio in her apartment on the topic of the American economy and how it's affecting wealthy New Yorkers like her. The van Kempens prepare for Halloween with their kids by carving pumpkins and decorating the stoop at their Brooklyn home. All the Housewives attend Kelly’s Halloween Party but much to their surprise, the hostess seems to be otherwise engaged. 
11 "Van Kempens House Party" April 28, 2009 (2009-04-28)
Alex and Simon's home is in the final stages of the renovation, and they plan a party to show it off when it's finished and invite all the other Housewives. Bethenny gets set up on a blind date, and is nervous until she sees a photo of him and learns he's a model. Ramona is busy getting procedures done at her plastic surgeon's office and is amazed at all the new technologies that keep her from going under the knife. LuAnn and her husband get the opportunity to ring the NASDAQ bell together. On the night of Alex and Simon's party, old grievances threaten to mar the new renovation. 
12 "Charity Wives" May 5, 2009 (2009-05-05)
Clashes, disagreements and conflicts abound as the ladies take care of the final details for Jill's charity event that they are all planning together. At the final charity meeting, Bethenny tries to patch things up with Kelly, and Ramona and Jill get into a fight. LuAnn's housekeeper Rosie wants Bethenny to teach her how to improve her cooking and Bethenny agrees to help. LuAnn uses her skills as a model to help Bethenny prepare for a fashion show. Jill and Kelly run last minute errands together for the charity event, which doesn't make Bethenny happy. Some of the other Housewives show up to watch Bethenny strut the catwalk in the Moroccan fashion show, and Jill and Ramona decide to settle their differences about the charity event. On the day of the event, as expected Ramona ruffles Jill’s feathers, but everyone’s shocked when old allies start to fight. 
13 "Watch What Happens Reunion: Part 1" May 12, 2009 (2009-05-12)
The women of Real Housewives of New York season two return for a sit and tell, part one of two. 
14 "Watch What Happens Reunion: Part 2" May 14, 2009 (2009-05-14)
The women of Real Housewives of New York season two return for a sit and tell, part two of two. 
15 "The Lost Footage" May 29, 2009 (2009-05-29)
Extended footage of favorite fights, funny moments and additional insights into the women’s home lives. 

Season 3

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "New Alliances" March 4, 2010 (2010-03-04)
The Real Housewives are back in New York and ready for a drama filled 3rd season! Things open up with Ramona throwing an end of summer boating outing where Jill, LuAnn, and Alex show up. On the boat, LuAnn and Ramona get into an argument about a "tasteless" comment made by Mario (Ramona's husband). Bethenny poses for a PETA ad and lunches with her new boyfriend, Jason. We also find out that Bethenny and Jill's friendship has fallen apart over the summer. Kelly meets up with Jill and LuAnn where they dish about their happenings throughout the summer in the Hamptons. Finally, LuAnn and Bethenny have a tense conversation over drinks. 
2 "Dueling Labor Day Parties" March 11, 2010 (2010-03-11)
Ramona and LuAnn host simultaneous Labor Day Parties; Alex, Simon, Bethenny, and Jason attend Ramona's, and Jill, Bobby, and Kelly attend LuAnn's. Tensions build as the pressure rises on the LuAnn-Mario/Ramona and Bethenny-Jill conflicts. Kelly announces she will be posing for Playboy. 
3 "Fall in Manhattan" March 18, 2010 (2010-03-18)[19]
 
4 "Fashion and Fighting" March 25, 2010 (2010-03-25)[20]
 

See also

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  18. ^ http://tv.msn.com/tv/episode/the-real-housewives-of-new-york-city/the-lost-footage/?silentchk=1&
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  20. ^ http://tv.msn.com/tv/series-episodes/the-real-housewives-of-new-york-city/?ipp=25

External links

Housewives' official web sites


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