Real Housewives of New Jersey
” Real Housewives of New Jersey ” is an American reality television series that premiered on May 12, 2009 on Bravo. Developed as the fourth installment of “The Real Housewives“ franchise, following “The Real Housewives of Orange County, New York City, and Atlanta” it has aired six seasons and focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in New Jersey.
The series originally focused on Teresa Giudice, Jacqueline Laurita, Caroline Manzo, Dina Manzo, and Danielle Staub.
Dina Manzo and Staub left the program during the second season, and were replaced by Melissa Gorga and Kathy Wakile beginning in the third season.
In the sixth season, Caroline Manzo departed the series while Laurita and Wakile transitioned into supporting capacities; their original positions were filled by the returning Dina Manzo and new housewives Teresa Aprea, Amber Marchese, and Nicole Napolitano.