The Real Housewives of Orange County, an American reality television series based in California, recently premiered its new season, and fans of the Bravo series are ready for all of the drama it promises. Season 17 of The Real Housewives of Orange County began on Bravo on June 7, 2023. According to the official season description, "After a two-year break, Tamra Judge is back with a new perspective and is ready to repair a few broken friendships. Tamra comes in hot and her reconciliation with Shannon does not go as planned. Tamra is holding everyone accountable, especially her friend Jennifer."
The new season premiered on June 7, 2023, with the opening episode titled Here Comes The Judge. Tamra accuses Shannon of ghosting her, Jennifer makes her debut, Emily adjusts to motherhood, and Heather tries to grasp where her friendship with Gina stands. The second episode, titled Friendship Overboard, will run on June 14. We Cut it Close(ed) and You Can't DB Serious are the titles of the third and fourth episodes, respectively.
The Real Housewives of Orange County's cast this season includes seven housewives who will manage their personal and professional lives while under the scrutiny of cameras. Tamra Judge, who hosts the famous iHeart podcast Two Ts in a Pod, has returned to the series after a two-year absence. Heather Dubrow returns for her seventh season, revealing that it was a "very difficult" season for her. Shannon Beador's personal life hit rock bottom when her partner of more than three years dumped her shortly after the season finished.
Gina Kirschenheiter, who is back for the fifth season, told People that the season wasn't always easy but "turned out to be a really good thing" for her. Emily Simpson has returned for a fifth season and has spoken out about her cosmetic procedures. Taylor Armstrong, who previously appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, wishes to begin a fresh chapter with this series. Finally, Jennifer Pedranti, a yoga instructor and mother of five, has joined the team.