|The Real Housewives of Potomac|
|Current Housewives||Gizelle Bryant (Season 1–)|
Ashley Darby (Season 1–)
|Former Housewives||Katie Rost (Season 1)|
Charrisse Jackson-Jordan (Seasons 1–2) Monique Samuels (Season 2-4)
|Country of Origin||United States|
|No. of Seasons||4|
|No. of Episodes||67|
|Preceded by||The Real Housewives of Miami|
|Followed by||The Real Housewives of Dallas|
The Real Housewives of Potomac is an American reality television series that debuted January 17, 2016 on Bravo. It is the eighth installment in the network's Real Housewives franchise. Gizelle Bryant, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Karen Huger, Candiace Dillard, Wendy Osefo, and Mia Thornton makeup the current cast of RHOP.
On November 11, 2015, Bravo announced that two new Real Housewives series were to premiere the following year. Real Housewives of Dallas was confirmed as having a premiere date in late 2016 with cast announcements to come later. Real Housewives of Potomac's cast was revealed to consist of Ashley Darby, Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Robyn Dixon, Katie Rost, and Charrisse Jackson-Jordan. A trailer was released showcasing the events to come in the first season.
The much-anticipated logo for RHOP was seen by audiences for the first time during a promo that Bravo begun airing on November 23. Cherry blossoms will be serving as the series' "symbol".
The first season premiered on January 17, 2016, and starred Gizelle Bryant, Katie Rost, Karen Huger, Charrisse Jackson Jordan, Robyn Dixon and Ashley Darby. After the filming for the second season began, Rost was fired from the show. Monique Samuels was then added to the cast for the second season which premiered on April 2, 2017.
The third season premiered on April 1, 2018, with Candiace Dillard joining the cast, and Jordan appearing in a "friend" capacity. Jordan left the show after the third season. The fourth season which began filming in August 2018, premiered on May 5, 2019. The season featured Dillard's wedding and Rost as a "friend of the housewives." The fifth season is set to premiere in 2020 with Wendy Osefo as the newest cast member.
|Season||Episodes||Season Premiere||Season Finale||Reunion|
|1||12||January 17, 2016||April 3, 2016||April 10, 2016|
April 17, 2016
|2||14||April 2, 2017||July 2, 2017||July 9, 2017|
July 16, 2017
|3||20||April 1, 2018||August 5, 2018||August 12, 2018|
August 19, 2018
|4||21||May 5, 2019||September 8, 2019||September 15, 2019|
September 22, 2019
September 29, 2019
|5||22||August 2, 2020||December 6, 2020||December 13, 2020|
December 20, 2020
December 27, 2020
- The second Real Housewives installment to include a a predominantly black cast.