Page Six reported that “due to scheduling challenges around taping the reunion of The Real Housewives of New York City in a timely manner, Bravo confirmed there will not be a reunion for this season.”
“It’s disappointing to not be able to bring the cast back together, but we are happy to have ended on such a high note with the finale, and are now shifting our focus to next season.” When asked how the women reacted to the news, we were told, “They reluctantly understood.”
That is one big load of crap. The reunion takes one day to shoot, and you cannot tell me that the five women and Andy Cohen could not find a date that would work?
Scheduling it was apparently difficult because of the women’s summer plans, as well as friction among the cast, several of whom were in no rush to face one another. LOL!
Real Houswives reunions generally tape in the weeks before the show’s finale and then are spread out over two or three episodes.
Ratings for The Real Housewives of New York City dipped to record lows this season, despite escalating tensions between cast members Ramona Singer, LuAnn de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan, Leah McSweeney, and newcomer Eboni K. Williams.
But with this season of RHONY, a source said that because the season of the show went over so poorly, the network wants to focus on rebuilding what has generally been one of the most popular franchises of the “Real Housewives” offerings.