The Real Housewives of New Jersey is an American reality television series which revolves around the lives of four wildly rich home-makers who hail from New Jersey in the United States. The show first premiered on May 12, 2009, on Bravo Network. The show is a spin-off of the original The Real Housewives of Orange Country, which became so successful that it led to the formation of several spin-offs based in different cities like New York City, Dallas and Atlanta.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey follows the professional as well as the personal lives of a bunch of housewives residing in New Jersey. The show has had nine successful seasons so far. Here’s everything we know about the next season of the show.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey Cast: Who is in it?
The Real Housewives of New Jersey comprises of an elaborate cast of which Teresa Giudice has remained throughout it’s all seasons. The original cast of the show included Giudice (she has four daughters with husband Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice), Caroline Manzo (she is married to Albert Manzo, but is not seen after the fifth season; Lauren is her daughter and Albie and Chris are her two sons), Danielle Staub (“friend of the housewives”), Jacqueline Laurita (She is married to Dina and Caroline’s brother Chris Laurita and returns in the series as a full-time housewife in the seventh season in 2016), Dina Manzo (she is married to Tommy Manzo, but is not seen after the seventh episode in the first season. She is again seen in the sixth season in 2014)
In the ninth season, all from the main cast return with two more housewives named Jackie Goldschneider as well as Jennifer Aydin. The other cast members include Amber Marchese and Chris Laurita. Several others have been associated with the series through the years which includes: Melissa Gorga (she enters the series in the third season as a housewife in May 2011), Joe Giudice (she appears as a housewife in the eighth season), Margaret Josephs (Margaret joins the series from the eighth season in 2017), Kathy Wakile (she enters the series in the third season as a housewife in May 2011 and departs after the seventh season), Dolores Catania (she made an appearance as a housewife in the seventh season in 2016), Siggy Flicker (she made an appearance as a housewife in the seventh season in 2016. She departed from the series in the eighth season while the show was still airing on TV), Albie Manzo (she is the son of Caroline and Albert Manzo), Teresa Aprea (she entered the series in the sixth season in 2014), Amber Marchese (she entered the series in the sixth season in 2014 but did not return in the seventh season, and Nicole Napolitano (she makes an appearance in the sixth season in 2014).
The Real Housewives of New Jersey Plot: What is it about?
In the ninth season, Teresa plans to enter a bodybuilding competition. Only a few months are left for her husband Joe to be released from the prison. Melissa celebrates her birthday with the group. Teresa revisits the Gorga and Giudice argument. When all the ladies decide to travel to a cattle ranch in Oklahoma, Teresa and Melissa are seen holding grudges against each other. All the wives meet at Dolores’ hatchet-throwing party later where she gives a chance to all to take out their anger and frustration.
Teresa gets agitated when Melissa shares a family secret, and all the ladies decide to take Melissa’s side. She also argues with Joe Gorga over their father and everyone is shocked when they hear the surprising accusations she makes. Later on, Teresa, Margaret, and Melissa decide to hold a bachelorette party for Danielle. In the next episode, Melissa makes a shocking revelation to her sisters that they have a fourth sister. Margaret plans to host a brunch, but their morning turns into a battleground.