The Real Housewives of Atlanta is an American reality television series that debuted October 7, 2008, and airs
|The Real Housewives of Atlanta|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||8|
|No. of episodes||144|
on Bravo. It is the third installment of The Real Housewives franchise with a peach serving as a symbol for the series, as the state of Georgia is a renowned peach growing area and one of the well-known streets in Atlanta is known as Peachtree Street. The series follows six women living in and around the Metro Atlanta area as they balance their home life, business ventures, and their social calendars as a production crew follows their everyday activities. NeNe Leakes, Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey, Phaedra Parks, Kenya Moore, and Porsha Stewart serve as the current Real Housewives of Atlanta cast. As of April 2013, The Real Housewives of Atlanta is the highest rated installment of the franchise as well as the most-watched series on the Bravo network.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta was renewed for a sixth season on April 2, 2013.. On April 8,2014 the show was confirmed for a seventh season with the same cast returning.
The show premiered October 7, 2008 and starred Nene Leakes, Kim Zolciak, Sheree Whitfield, Lisa Wu Hartwell, and Deshawn Snow. Kandi Burrus joined the cast, replacing Deshawn Snow, for Season 2 which premiered July 30, 2009. Season 3 premiered October 4, 2010 with new housewives Phaedra Parks and Cynthia Bailey joining with the departure of Lisa Wu Hartwell. Season 4 began taping in April 2011 and premiered November 6, 2011 with the entire Season 3 cast returning and Marlo Hampton joining as a "friend of the housewives". With the fifth season renewal, Sheree Whitfield was not invited back and was replaced by Kenya Moore. Porsha Stewart also joined the cast and Kim Zolciak departed mid season. The show was renewed for a sixth season on April 2, 2013 and has begun taping with the entire Season 5 cast expected to return. It is not clear if Kim Zolciak will return for the sixth season.
|Season||Episodes||Season premiere||Season finale||Reunion|
|1||8||October 7, 2008||November 18, 2008||November 25, 2008|
|2||16||July 30, 2009||October 22, 2009||October 29, 2009|
November 5, 2009
|3||18||October 4, 2010||January 30, 2011||February 13, 2011|
February 20, 2011
|4||23||November 6, 2011||April 8, 2012||April 15, 2012|
April 19, 2012
April 22, 2012
|5||24||November 4, 2012||March 31, 2013||April 7, 2013|
April 14, 2013
April 21, 2013
This is the first program to have eight housewives at the same time.