Page Six has learned that the “Real Housewives of New York City” as we know it are dead.
On Sunday, we reported that contract negotiations for a show version of that She appeared in the beloved act Including Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer and Sonja Morgan, I stopped.
Now, we’re told that talks have officially broken down, that Bravo has canceled its talent shows and that it currently has no plans to put the show — which it renamed the Legacy Edition last year — on the air.
Sources confirmed that the network “never says never” and that the show could be revived in some form in the future. Like the Real Housewives of Miami, that was pulled from cable in 2013 and brought back eight years later with a mostly new cast on NBC’s Peacock streaming service.
Meanwhile, the network is moving forward with a completely revamped The Real Housewives of New York City Starred in a new, racially diverse cast of women Including J. Crew Honcho Gina Lyons, Sai De Silva, and Ohba Hassan.
We’ve reported that Bravo was in talks with a group of “original” cast members, including De Lesseps, Morgan, Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, and Dorinda Medley, for what could technically be the first season of “The Legacy.” But, Singer And Tinsley Mortimer He walked out before contract negotiations could begin in earnest.
But sources said the cast felt like they were getting low offers from Bravo, and that the network wasn’t willing to ensure they appeared in enough episodes each season.
A source close to the stars snorted: “It’s not worth it.”
Production sources, meanwhile, told us that the talent overestimated how much money it was worth, with one source saying that they seemed to think “they have to make what ‘Friends’ made in their heyday.”
Then we were told that the network officially canceled the shows via email around 6 p.m. on Monday.
“RHONY” — the second longest running iteration of Bravo’s Real Housewives series after its counterpart in Orange County, California — debuted in 2008 and has aired continuously with a gradually evolving cast for 13 seasons.
It started with a roster of stars including De Lesseps, Singer, Zarin, Frankel and Alex McCord, and ended in 2021 with De Lesseps, Singer, Morgan, Leah McSweeney and Ebony K. Williams.
Last season’s cast got on so bad relations that the network decided not to film the “reunion episode”, which typically concludes each season across the entire franchise. She also decided to scrap the entire cast and start over.
After a brief period, Bravo announced the plans to split “The Real Housewives of New York City” into two shows, relaunch the “regular” “RHONY” with an all-new cast and launch the “Legacy” version featuring the veteran cast members.
Meanwhile, De Lesseps and Morgan the registration is done Their own show is inspired by Paris Hilton’s reality show “The Simple Life”, which aired in the early 2000s.
Bravo declined to comment.