The Real Housewives of Orange County
Season 13
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  • Left to right: Kirschenheiter, Simpson, Beador, Gunvalson, Judge and Dodd
Starring
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes21
Release
Original networkBravo
Original releaseJuly 16 (2018-07-16) –
December 9, 2018 (2018-12-09)
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The thirteenth season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, an American reality television series, is broadcast on Bravo. It aired from July 16, 2018, until December 9, 2018, and is primarily filmed in Orange County, California. Its executive producers are Adam Karpel, Alex Baskin, Douglas Ross, Gregory Stewart, Scott Dunlop, Stephanie Boyriven and Andy Cohen.

The thirteenth season of The Real Housewives of Orange County focuses on the lives of Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson.

Cast and synopsis

Following the conclusion of the twelfth season, Meghan King Edmonds, Lydia McLaughlin and Peggy Sulahian left the show.[1][2][3] For the thirteenth season, Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd all returned to the series, with Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson joining the cast.[4]

Episodes

The Real Housewives of Orange County season 13 episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [5]Original air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
2111"The Next Chapter"July 16, 2018 (2018-07-16)1.41[6]
Shannon and Kelly adjust to single life and living alone.
2122"One Apology, Another Betrayal"July 23, 2018 (2018-07-23)1.46[7]
Tamra encourages Eddie to forgive Vicki in order to mend their friendship. Kelly finds out that Vicki has double dates with her ex husband Michael and struggles to comprehend the betrayal.
2133"Tres Amigas"July 30, 2018 (2018-07-30)1.41[8]
Iconic trio Vicki, Tamra and Shannon go to Mexico. The trio party hard which results in a broken foot, tears and a bonded friendship.
2144"Judge, Jury and Gina"August 6, 2018 (2018-08-06)1.35[9]
Gina causes a stir at a group dinner and riles up Shannon. Emily faces struggles with her husband taking the bar exam. Kelly and Vicky struggle to see eye to eye after the betrayal with Michael and his new girlfriend.
2155"Orange County Hold 'Em"August 13, 2018 (2018-08-13)1.52[10]
Emily hosts a poker party, where her mother-in-law Pary bonds with an emotional Kelly and Gina's loud mouth irritates Emily's husband, Shane.
2166"Rumors"August 20, 2018 (2018-08-20)1.42[11]
The ladies are surprised to learn how the poker night ended, leaving Gina and Emily at odds.
2177"She Said/She Said"August 27, 2018 (2018-08-27)1.50[12]
Hijinks ensue when Vicki decides to celebrate her birthday with a ladies' golf outing.
2188"Seeing Red"September 10, 2018 (2018-09-10)1.55[13]
Vicki's golf party concludes as Tamra hounds Steve to propose to Vicki.
2199"A Peace Treaty, a Blind Date, and a Divorce No One Understands"September 17, 2018 (2018-09-17)1.54[14]
Tamra's birthday party for Eddie ends in shambles after an explosive comment is made.
22010"Italian Fight Night"September 24, 2018 (2018-09-24)1.32[15]
Vicki throws an Italian themed party, complete with a cooking lesson, where the ladies continue to think Gina is being too flippant about her divorce.
22111"8 1/2 Minutes of Success"October 1, 2018 (2018-10-01)1.36[16]
While Tamra flies to Philadelphia to support Shannon, Kelly hosts the rest of the ladies for a screening party for Shannon's debut.
22212"Nice to Meet You... Again"October 8, 2018 (2018-10-08)1.27[17]
Kelly stuns Shannon when she tells her Emily and Gina feel boxed out by her.
22313"Heat Waves and Hot Flashes"October 15, 2018 (2018-10-15)1.31[18]
When the OC ladies travel to Jamaica on a girls' trip, the overwhelming heat gets to all of them.
22414"Blow Up"October 22, 2018 (2018-10-22)1.44[19]
During dinner in Jamaica, tensions rise when Gina confronts Shannon about not being a good friend to Tamra during Eddie's health issues.
22515"The Day After"October 29, 2018 (2018-10-29)1.35[20]
Shannon continues to isolate herself from the rest of the ladies.
22616"Twin Tweaks"November 5, 2018 (2018-11-05)1.34[21]
Upon their return from Jamaica, Vicki and Shannon proceed with dueling plastic surgeries.
22717"Friends and Enemas"November 12, 2018 (2018-11-12)1.45[22]
Vicki gets confronted by her son Michael for not letting him know about her most recent procedure.
22818"Femme Finale"November 19, 2018 (2018-11-19)1.18[23]
Emily plans a Femme Fatale party for the ladies, as her mother, Susan, visits Orange County for the first time in five years.
22919"Reunion Part 1"November 25, 2018 (2018-11-25)1.51[24]
The reunion begins with the "Tres Amigas," rehashing their whirlwind trip to Mexico, which sparks some unexpected resentment from Gina.
23020"Reunion Part 2"December 2, 2018 (2018-12-02)1.71[25]
In part two of the reunion, Kelly and Vicki continue to hash out their issues.
23121"Reunion Part 3"December 9, 2018 (2018-12-09)1.47[26]
The reunion concludes as the ladies discuss Kelly's season of dating and zingy one-liners.

References

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