"The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" is an American reality series for the Bravo cable network. The show premiered on Oct. 14, 2010. The Jan. 20, 2011 finale of the show became the highest-rated episode with 4.2 million viewers in its dual prime-time telecasts.

Those ratings were surpassed by "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," which netted 4.4 million viewers for its season finale on Jan. 30.

The series has since been renewed for a second season and will premiere Sept. 5. The entire Season 1 cast will return, with Brandi Glanville and Dana Wilkey appearing as "Friends of the Housewives."

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