The Real Housewives of Vancouver

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The Real Housewives of Vancouver
Real Housewives of Vancouver Season One 2012 Opening Credits.jpeg
From left to right: Mary, Ronnie, Christina, Reiko and Jody
Also known asRHOV
FormatReality television
Starring
Current Housewives
Mary Zilba
(season 1-present)
Christina Kiesel
(season 1-present)
Reiko MacKenzie
(season 1-present)
Ronnie Seterdahl Negus
(season 1-present)
Jody Claman
(season 1-present)
Country of originCanada
Language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes15 (Season 1)
Production
Location(s)Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Running time44 minutes
Broadcast
Original channelSlice
Original runApril 4, 2012 – present
Chronology
Preceded byThe Real Housewives of Miami
External links
Website
 
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The Real Housewives of Vancouver
Real Housewives of Vancouver Season One 2012 Opening Credits.jpeg
From left to right: Mary, Ronnie, Christina, Reiko and Jody
Also known asRHOV
FormatReality television
Starring
Current Housewives
Mary Zilba
(season 1-present)
Christina Kiesel
(season 1-present)
Reiko MacKenzie
(season 1-present)
Ronnie Seterdahl Negus
(season 1-present)
Jody Claman
(season 1-present)
Country of originCanada
Language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes15 (Season 1)
Production
Location(s)Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Running time44 minutes
Broadcast
Original channelSlice
Original runApril 4, 2012 – present
Chronology
Preceded byThe Real Housewives of Miami
External links
Website

The Real Housewives of Vancouver is a Canadian reality television series, primarily filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the first Canadian branch of The Real Housewives franchise and is its latest installment. The series premiered on April 4, 2012 for the Canadian cable channel, Slice.

Mike Bickerton, the show's senior director, hosted the 2 episode Season 1 reunion show. Part 1 was aired June 27th and Part 2 was aired July 4th, 2012.

On May 30, 2012 it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season. It is unknown who will be returning for the second season at this time. However, it has been announced that there will be a new housewife added to the cast in hopes to 'stir-the-pot'. [1] Filming of Season 2 had started in July.[2]

Contents

Current Housewives

Mary Zilba

(Season 1 - present)

"I traded being a singer for being a mom, but now I'm ready to step back into the spotlight." (Season 1)

Christina Kiesel

(Season 1 - present)

"Vancouver is a gold mine and I love to go digging." (Season 1)

During the promo tour and in the show blog, Kiesel did mention that the likelihood of her return to the show is unfavorable as her 'character' has been played out to its maximum potential. This has led viewers to believe she will not be returning for a second season.

Reiko MacKenzie

(Season 1 - present)

"I live life in the fast lane, catch me if you can." (Season 1)

Reiko is rumoured to be leaving the show and will likely not be returning for Season 2. Reiko is married to Sunny Mackenzie aka Sun News Lal who was convicted on gun changes in 1998 and was charged and put on trial in the gangland style killings of brothes Ron and Jim Dosanhj in 1994 along with crime boss Bindy Johal.[citation needed]

Ronnie Seterdahl Negus

(Season 1 - present)

"At this stage in my life, I can afford to say it like it is and look good doing it." (Season 1)

Jody Claman

(Season 1 - present)

"Every queen needs an empire and I built mine from scratch." (Season 1)

Friends of the Housewives

Kevin Chase

(Season 1 - present)

Kevin Chase is a hairdresser at Kore Salon and is one of Vancouver's much sought-after stylist. He is outspoken, witty and loves to have a good time. He is the best friend of Christina Kiesel and former best friend of Jody Claman.

Mia Claman

(Season 1 - present)

Mia Claman is the eldest daughter of Jody Claman. She works with her mother at their West Vancouver boutique The Glass House and is often with her mother at social events and gatherings. Like her mother, she will not shy away in speaking her mind.

Marika Palmer

(Season 1 - present)

Marika is friends with all of the housewives. She hosted Christina Kiesel's 30th birthday party at her home and traveled with some of the housewives to Tulum, Mexico for Mary Zilba's birthday. She is also known for her unique dancing, which some of the housewives have commented about. Marika resides in one of downtown Vancouver's many expensive real estate properties The Erickson.

Housewives history

HousewivesSeason 1Season 2
Mary ZilbaGreen tickYGreen tickY
Ronnie Seterdahl NegusGreen tickYGreen tickY
Jody ClamanGreen tickYGreen tickY
Reiko MacKenzieGreen tickYTBA
Christina KieselGreen tickYTBA

Friends of the Housewives History

Housewives FriendsSeason 1Season 2
Kevin ChaseGreen tickYTBA
Mia ClamanGreen tickYGreen tickY
Marika PalmerGreen tickYTBA

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesSeason PremiereSeason FinaleReunion
115April 4, 2012June 20, 2012June 27, 2012
July 4, 2012
2TBATBATBATBA

Episodes

Season 1: 2012

Ep #TitleAirdateCanada viewers (millions)
1"Let the Games Begin!"April 4, 2012 (2012-04-04)1.2[3]
Jody arranges a trip to Whistler. Mary deals with her breakup. Jody attacks Mary over choices in men. Reiko buys a new Ferrari. 
2"Oh, Bully"April 4, 2012 (2012-04-04)1.2[3]
Christina fails to keep dates with Reiko, Ronnie, and her friends Kevin and Marika. Christina arrives late for her 30th birthday party. Mary and Christina confront Jody over her comments in Whistler. 
3"She Should've Kept Her Clothes On"April 11, 2012 (2012-04-11)
Jody and Reiko have facials with Jody still looking the same afterwards. Jody renovates her building and cancels her daughter's ticket to London. Christina buys a horse. Ronnie blames Mary for her drinking. Jody confronts Christina over her behavior at her birthday party in Prada slippers. 
4"Pass The Peace Pipe"April 18, 2012 (2012-04-18)
Reiko tries to get the wives to make peace as Mary and Ronnie compete for Jody’s allegiance during their text war. Meanwhile Christina prepares herself for her next encounter with Jody. 
5"Mending Fences & Burning Bridges"April 25, 2012 (2012-04-25)
Mary and Ronnie finally attempt to mend fences while Christina burns a potential bridge with Ronnie. Reiko hopes to participate in the Luxury Supercar Show, and Christina falls for a new suitor. 
6"Hot Cars & Cold Shoulders"May 2, 2012 (2012-05-02)
In the aftermath of the Keefer hotel conflict, Mary questions who's left on her side. Ronnie starts a new business venture, while Reiko nervously prepares to model at the Supercars fashion show. 
7"Back In The Saddle"May 9, 2012 (2012-05-09)
The Wives take their kids back to school, and Ronnie debates reuniting with Mary by inviting her to her cowboy-themed birthday party. Meanwhile, her plans for launching a wine label encounter a major hiccup. 
8"Ay, Caramba!"May 16, 2012 (2012-05-16)
After being attacked by Jody and Mia at Ronnie’s birthday, Mary leaves the drama behind and heads to Mexico, but leaves somebody important behind. Meanwhile, Jody turns her critical eye towards her own BFF Reiko. 
9"Mexican Standoff"May 23, 2012 (2012-05-23)
Mary models for a Blue Tulum photoshoot in Mexico, and returns home to face extra heat from Ronnie. Christina tries to recruit Mia to Team Mary even as Jody confronts Mary about spreading rumours about her store. 
10"Sour Grapes"May 30, 2012 (2012-05-30)
In the wake of Jody serving Mary with legal papers, Ronnie whisks the Wives off to wine country where Christina risks getting back into Jody's bad books, and Reiko's own bottled-up issues with Jody begin to leak out. 
11"You Scratch My Back & I’ll Stab Yours"June 6, 2012 (2012-06-06)
It's an event-full week for the Wives as Reiko throws a lavish Bollywood party, and the ladies attend a glitzy high-society party where Mary and Jody compete for Ronnie's loyalty. 
12"The Fur Flies"June 13, 2012 (2012-06-13)
Jody throws a glitzy party to launch her new fashion label, and Mary's comeback is complete when she sings at her fundraiser, but the event is disrupted when one of the Wives is ejected from the venue. 
13"Karma Is A Bitch"June 20, 2012 (2012-06-20)
Ronnie hosts a launch for her wine but drama with one of the Wives leaves a bad taste in her mouth, prompting her to invite the ladies to finally air out their differences in an explosive finale to Season 1. 
14"Season 1: Reunion Part 1"June 27, 2012 (2012-06-27)
The first hour of the two part Reunion Special is as dramatic as the season was and the conflict begins quickly and rarely lets up. Jody and Mary's hostilities are escalated and Ronnie and Mary's friendship is called into question like never before. Especially when Ronnie challenges Mary on the accuracy of a past relationship. Jody confronts Christina about her alleged "one night stand" with her daughter Mia and Christina finally clears up the questions surrounding her age. Tensions become so escalated that two women walk off the set. 
15"Season 1: Reunion Part 2"July 4, 2012 (2012-07-04)
In the second hour the drama continues as the ladies revisit the ambush of Jody at the Hawksworth Lunch and Jody tells her side of the story. Ronnie reveals heart wrenching information about her disabled daughter Remi and Jody also gets emotional with an update on her daughter Mia. There is an appearance from fan favourite Kevin Chase and a final show down between Reiko and Jody regarding the credit card charges. The tears and anger in this episode are unmatched. 

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