The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
GenreReality
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes27
Production
Executive producers
  • Lisa Shannon
  • Dan Peirson
  • Darren Ward
  • John Paparazzo
  • Glenda Cox
  • Andy Cohen
Camera setupMulti-camera
Production companyShed Media
Original release
NetworkPeacock
ReleaseNovember 16, 2021 (2021-11-16) –
present (present)
Related
The Real Housewives

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, abbreviated as RHUGT, is an American reality television series that premiered on Peacock on November 16, 2021. The series follows several women from The Real Housewives franchise as they vacation together.

Overview and Casting

In September 2019, it was announced an untitled The Real Housewives franchise spin-off was in development at Peacock.[1] In February 2021, it was announced Peacock had greenlit a limited series following multiple women from different Housewives installments living together for a period of time.[2][3]

Series synopsis

The first season was filmed at the Triton Luxury Villa in Turks and Caicos Islands and features Cynthia Bailey, Luann de Lesseps, Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Kenya Moore, Kyle Richards, and Ramona Singer.[4] Vicki Gunvalson and Gizelle Bryant both stated they were initially cast for the first season, but were unable to commit to the project due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[5][6][7] Principal photography began in April 2021.[8] The first season premiered on November 16, 2021.[9]

The second season was filmed in September 2021 at Dorinda Medley's Blue Stone Manor located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.[10][11] Officially titled The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Ex-Wives Club, the second season features former Housewives stars who are no longer cast-members on their original series. The cast consists of Taylor Armstrong, Brandi Glanville, Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Eva Marcille, Medley, Phaedra Parks and Jill Zarin.[12] The second season premiered on June 23, 2022.[13]

Production on the third season began on July 18, 2022, in Thailand. The cast consists of Bryant, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Heather Gay, Leah McSweeney, Alexia Nepola, Marysol Patton, Whitney Rose and Porsha Williams Guobadia. Tinsley Mortimer was initially cast for the season but was replaced by Williams Guobadia, citing "personal reasons" for her decision to exit.[14][15] The third season, officially titled The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Thailand, premiered on March 23, 2023.[16]

On January 9, 2023, Bravo announced that the fourth season would be the second Ex-Wives Club, taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco.[17] The cast includes returning housewives Glanville, Gunvalson, Marcille and Parks; as well as Camille Grammer, Caroline Manzo, Alex McCord and Gretchen Rossi joining as new additions.[18]

On May 15, 2023, Peacock announced that the fifth season, officially titled The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: RHONY Legacy, would take place in St. Barts.[19] It featured former housewives from the first thirteen seasons of The Real Housewives of New York City, before it was recast for the fourteenth season. De Lesseps, Singer and Medley returned, and was joined by Sonja Morgan, Kristen Taekman and Kelly Killoren Bensimon.[20]

On August 2, 2023, Peacock announced that the St. Barts trip would now air as the fourth season that December, and the Marrakesh trip would air as the fifth season in 2024.[21] A teaser trailer confirming the cast was released on October 15, 2023.[22] The fourth season premiered on December 14, 2023.[23]

Timeline of cast members

Cast member Franchise Seasons
1 2 3 4 5
Cynthia Bailey Atlanta
Teresa Giudice New Jersey
Melissa Gorga New Jersey
Luann de Lesseps New York City
Kenya Moore Atlanta
Kyle Richards Beverly Hills
Ramona Singer New York City
Taylor Armstrong Beverly Hills
Brandi Glanville Beverly Hills
Vicki Gunvalson Orange County
Tamra Judge Orange County
Eva Marcille Atlanta
Phaedra Parks Atlanta
Dorinda Medley New York City
Jill Zarin New York City
Gizelle Bryant Potomac
Candiace Dillard Bassett Potomac
Heather Gay Salt Lake City
Leah McSweeney New York City
Alexia Nepola Miami
Marysol Patton Miami
Whitney Rose Salt Lake City
Porsha Williams Atlanta
Kelly Killoren Bensimon New York City
Sonja Morgan New York City
Kristen Taekman New York City
Caroline Manzo New Jersey
Alex McCord New York City
Camille Meyer Beverly Hills
Gretchen Rossi Orange County

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
17November 16, 2021 (2021-11-16)December 9, 2021 (2021-12-09)
27June 23, 2022 (2022-06-23)July 21, 2022 (2022-07-21)
37March 23, 2023 (2023-03-23)April 20, 2023 (2023-04-20)
46December 14, 2023 (2023-12-14)January 4, 2024 (2024-01-04)

Season 1: Turks and Caicos (2021)

Main article: The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Turks & Caicos

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip season 1 episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [24]Original release date
11"When Wives Collide"November 16, 2021 (2021-11-16)
22"Days of Our Wives"November 16, 2021 (2021-11-16)
33"Girl(friend) Interrupted"November 16, 2021 (2021-11-16)
44"Fourth Wall Down"November 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
55"Stormy Waters"November 25, 2021 (2021-11-25)
66"Bonfire of the Frenemies"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
77"Go Big Before You Go Home"December 9, 2021 (2021-12-09)

Season 2: Ex-Wives Club 1 (2022)

Main article: The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Ex-Wives Club 1

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip season 2 episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal release date
81"Return to Blue Stone Manor"June 23, 2022 (2022-06-23)
92"There’s a Jill in the Air"June 23, 2022 (2022-06-23)
103"Dazed and Excused"June 23, 2022 (2022-06-23)
114"Speakeasy and Act Tough"June 30, 2022 (2022-06-30)
125"The Ultimate Thirst"July 7, 2022 (2022-07-07)
136"Tis the Season?"July 14, 2022 (2022-07-14)
147"Leavin' on a Prayer"July 21, 2022 (2022-07-21)

Season 3: Thailand (2023)

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip season 3 episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal release date
151"We're In Thailand, B...!"March 23, 2023 (2023-03-23)
162"The Elephants In The Room"March 23, 2023 (2023-03-23)
173"Don't Rock The Boat"March 23, 2023 (2023-03-23)
184"Dangerous Games"March 30, 2023 (2023-03-30)
195"Oh Bottle, Where Art Thou?"April 6, 2023 (2023-04-06)
206"Tantric Tantrums"April 13, 2023 (2023-04-13)
217"Phuket Me Not"April 20, 2023 (2023-04-20)

Season 4: RHONY Legacy (2023–2024)

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip season 4 episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal release date
221"Vive Legacy"December 14, 2023 (2023-12-14)
232"The Pirate Part Deux"December 14, 2023 (2023-12-14)
243"Take Me Out To The Hockey Game"December 14, 2023 (2023-12-14)
254"A Yacht of Attention"December 21, 2023 (2023-12-21)
265"RHONY Relics"December 28, 2023 (2023-12-28)
276"(Going) Out With a Bang"January 4, 2024 (2024-01-04)

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