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The Real Housewives of Potomac
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Current Housewives Gizelle Bryant (Season 1–)

Ashley Darby (Season 1–)
Robyn Dixon (Season 1–)
Karen Huger (Season 1–)
Mia Thornton (Season 6–)
Candiace Dillard (Season 3–)
Wendy Osefo (Season 5–)

Former Housewives Katie Rost (Season 1)

Charrisse Jackson-Jordan (Seasons 1–2) Monique Samuels (Season 2-4)

Country of Origin United States
Original Language English
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.


(L-R) Charrisse Jackson-Jordan, Robyn Nixon, Karen Huger, Gizelle Bryant, Katie Rost, and Ashley Darby

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.

Series' logo featuring cherry blossoms as the symbol.

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 cast of the 5th season from L to R: Wendy, Robyn, Candiace, Karen, Gizelle, Ashley, Monique.

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.


Housewives Seasons
1 2 3 4 5
Ashley Darby Main
Charrisse Jackson-Jordan Main Friend
Gizelle Bryant Main
Karen Huger Main
Robyn Dixon Main
Katie Rost Main Guest Friend
Monique Samuels Main
Candiace Dillard Main
Wendy Osefo Main


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.