Teresa Checks In
GenreReality television
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes3
Executive producers
  • Rebecca Toth Diefenbach
  • Valerie Haselton
  • Lucilla D'Agostino
  • Caroline Self
  • Jacob Huddleston
  • Andy Cohen
Running time43 minutes
Production companySirens Media
Original release
ReleaseOctober 11 (2015-10-11) –
October 25, 2015 (2015-10-25)
The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Teresa Checks In is an American reality television series that premiered on the Bravo cable network, on October 11, 2015.[1][2] The three-part television special chronicles the life of the Giudice family and how its members dealt with the aftermath of Teresa Giudice's being sentenced to prison. Teresa is known for having appeared on The Real Housewives of New Jersey since its premiere, in 2009, and on Celebrity Apprentice 5 (2012), and for writing a series of bestselling books.[3]

The series is the second spin-off of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, following Manzo'd with Children.


No.TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
1"Tre of Life"October 11, 2015 (2015-10-11)1.23[4]
The family celebrates its important events for the first time without Teresa. Joe and the girls get help and support from their relatives, including Melissa Gorga and Rosie Pierri. Teresa calls her family and sends daily e-mails.
2"Mr. Mom for Shore"October 18, 2015 (2015-10-18)1.29[5]
The family goes on a trip to the Jersey Shore to visit their previous home, possibly for the last time. Joe talks to a friend who has been to a prison. The Giudice family celebrates Independence Day with the Gorgas.
3"The Visit"October 25, 2015 (2015-10-25)1.42[6]
Joe Gorga visits his sister for the first time. Difficult times help the Gorga and Giudice families to draw closer together. Teresa continues to communicate with her family as much as possible.


  1. ^ Beard, Lanford (October 16, 2015). "Teresa Giudice Wanted to Hide News of Her Prison Shakedown from Daughter Gia". People. Time Inc. Retrieved October 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Upmalis, Jordan (September 14, 2015). "See How the Giudice Family is Coping Since Teresa's Departure". The Daily Dish. Bravo Media. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  3. ^ "Bravo Media Presents "The Real Housewives of New Jersey Teresa Checks In" A Three-Part Special Premiering Sunday, October 11 at 8PM ET/PT". The Futon Critic (Press release). Futon Media. September 14, 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  4. ^ Lear, Samantha (October 14, 2015). "Teresa Giudice's 'Teresa Checks In' a Ratings Disappointment". Wetpaint. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  5. ^ Porter, Rick (October 20, 2015). "Sunday cable ratings: 'The Walking Dead' down from premiere, still way in front". TV by the Numbers. Tribune Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Porter, Rick (October 27, 2015). "Sunday cable ratings: 'Walking Dead' and 'Homeland' rise week to week". TV by the Numbers. Tribune Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on October 28, 2015. Retrieved October 28, 2015.