The Atlanta housewives continue to live their fabulous lives in Georgia's capital city in this incarnation of the popular reality TV franchise. Relationships, a staple of the "Real Housewives" shows, take center stage as usual as the ladies' love lives experience ups and downs. The sassy women's entrepreneurial spirits are also in full bloom as they juggle their personal and professional lives, along with their busy personal calendars.
When a reality TV star is getting married, you can count on one thing: a show about the star preparing for the event. This time it's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kandi Burruss preparing to wed producer Todd Tucker. The couple have only five weeks to plan their "Coming to America"-themed ceremony without getting any help from a wedding planner. Along with a time crunch, they must deal with family interactions during the process, including Todd's mother, who is staying at the couple's house and clashes with Kandi's "Mama Joyce." Cameras capture the drama as the couple work to overcome obstacles they confront while staging a dream wedding.
Celebrity NeNe Leakes first rose to stardom with the 2008 premiere of reality series "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." But the title of housewife bestowed on her became a bit of a misnomer following her divorce from then-husband Gregg in 2011 after 14 years of marriage. Now in 2013, NeNe is ready to jump back on the horse and give marriage another shot -- with Gregg. That's right, the exes have reunited and are once again engaged. This series follows the "Housewives" star as she and her team of experts plan the wedding of her dreams that she hopes will result in a marriage that lasts longer than the first.
Kim Zolciak made a name for herself as a member of the cast of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," which was how she met Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, to whom she became engaged and eventually married in November 2011. This reality series follows Kim for the two months leading to the wedding as she prepares for the big day. To help her plan the event at her multimillion-dollar home, Kim hires celebrity event planner Colin Cowie. As the date approaches, problems quickly mount, including Kim's mother refusing to attend the wedding.
Canadian hospitality mogul Joey Gibbons is looking to redefine the tourism industry by coming up with unforgettable experiences for members at a ski resort in Whistler, British Columbia. He has put together a team of staff members to organize the activities, which include backcountry heli-skiing, spa treatments, and fine dining. It's a make it-or-break it season for Gibbons, who has just one winter to reinvent ski vacations and establish Whistler's top luxury tourism company. Among Gibbons' staffers is professional skier Lynsey Dyer.
Caroline Manzo ("Real Housewives of New Jersey") has her own show about the chaos of three adult children living in her house. Despite being engaged, daughter Lauren has never left the Manzo household; sons Albie and Chris have returned home to save money for a new apartment, and Albie's girlfriend joins them; Lauren tries to expand her business; Chris gets into messes that are hard for Caroline to handle. Sister-in-law Jacqueline offers help, but caterer Albert focuses on more productive activities. As the series progresses, the Manzo children leave the house and head out on their own, leaving Caroline to wonder if she has succeeded in her role as the Manzo matriarch.
Timber Creek Lodge is a luxurious ski resort with a staff of hardworking and attractive folks. The hoteliers live in tight quarters as they deal with the two issues that are at the heart of many reality shows -- personal relationships and their jobs, which entail catering to the every whim of the high-class vacationers who visit the lodge. The series showcases the on- and off-duty activities of the mountain retreat's staff, which includes a manager, VIP hosts, personal chef, housekeepers and servers. The team does whatever it takes -- even if it means crossing the boundaries of professionalism -- to please the clients.
Bravo has one successful reality show about socialite women in Atlanta, so what's next on its docket? A second reality show about socialite women in Atlanta, of course. The difference with this show is that all of the women featured are either doctors themselves or the wives of doctors. Cameras follow the ladies as they try to juggle their careers with family lives and their social calendars. The cast of Georgia peaches includes busy mom Toya, feisty Quad, and a couple of OB-GYNs, Jacqueline and Simone.
Lisa Vanderpump first gained fame as a cast member on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," but her full-time job is as co-owner and boss at West Hollywood, Calif., restaurant SUR, which stands for Sexy Unique Restaurant. Vanderpump balances her motherly instinct with her shrewd business sense to maintain control over the restaurant's wild group of employees who are working at the eatery while pursuing their dreams. Drama seems to be part of the job for the employees at SUR, who tend to date -- and, in most cases, subsequently break up with -- their fellow co-workers.
When a person gets into a serious relationship, one of the important things to consider is where they will live when moving in together -- will one move into the other's existing home, or will the partners move into a completely new residence? "Yours, Mine or Ours" tries to help couples make that decision. Los Angeles real estate tycoon Reza Farahan and interior designer Taylor Spellman offer their expertise to help the couples in their deliberations. Farahan and Spellman help the couples reach one of two decisions: renovate one of their current homes to satisfy the partner's needs or combine their budgets to buy a new place to live. Spellman presents the couples with 3-D renderings of how they can transform their current spaces, while Farahan tempts each couple by showing two new properties that they can make their own. In the end, though, the final decision -- yours, mine or ours -- is made by the couple.