Bravo Renews ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’

Bravo has given a greenlight to a second season of The Real Housewives of Potomac, the network said Thursday.

 The first season of the series averaged 2.1 million viewers (Nielsen live+3 data), making it the most watched freshman series since The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills debuted in 2010, according to network officials.

The series, produced by True Entertainment with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Lorraine Haughton-Lawson, Bianca Barnes-Williams, Ashley McFarlin Buie serving as executive producers, will air a Reunion Part Two special this Sunday (April 17).

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