'Real Housewives of Miami' Will Be Back For a New and Improved Season 2
'Real Housewives of Miami' Will Be Back For a New and Improved Season 2
Gina Pusateri
Gina Pusateri
Contributing Writer, BuddyTV
After a low-rated first season, The Real Housewives of Miami aren't rolling over just yet. Bravo has decided to give the South Beach off-shoot of their most-watched franchise another shot.

Not all titles featured on BuddyTV are available through Amazon Prime.


According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Real Housewives of Miami season 2 will get a "relaunch worthy of the other series in the franchise." The network plans to announce which cast members will be returning and start shooting soon, but they'll wait to publicize new stars until the premiere grows closer.

The show will also gain a new production company, the same company that is also behind the Atlanta, New Jersey, and New York shows, as well as Bethenny Ever After.

Part of the reason RHOM may not have had the success of its affiliates is the fact that it was originally unintended for the Housewives franchise. The women were cast in what they thought would be a Miami Social knockoff, but it wasn't until after shooting wrapped that they realized it would be a Housewives show. This new production company may be exactly what RHOM needs to put it in the same category as its sister shows.

Miami was not only critically panned, but its viewership was way down compared to the other shows in Bravo's half-a-billion dollar franchise. And it was hardly given the chance to gain steam, with only seven episodes and one live reunion special that garnered very few viewers.

Now that Bravo is experiencing a ratings upswing thanks to the much-watched Atlanta and Beverly Hills series (and even an increase in ratings after the O.C. debut earlier this week), it seems like a good time to take another chance on Miami. All they have to do now is find the NeNe Leakes of South Beach.
 

Gina Pusateri
Contributing Writer

(Image courtesy of Bravo)

News from our partners