RHOC Season 17: Explosive Drama and Familiar Faces Add to the Reality TV Rollercoaster

The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 17: What You Should Know

Are you a fan of The Real Housewives of Orange County? If yes, then you’re definitely excited for the upcoming season 17. With the return of the queen, Tamra Judge, there’s a lot of buzz surrounding RHOC. From cast updates to storyline teasers, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to find out everything you should know about the upcoming season.

When Does RHOC Season 17 Premiere?

The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 17 premieres Wednesday, June 7, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo. Episodes will be available the next day on Peacock.

Who is in the RHOC Season 17 Cast?

Returning Cast Members

  • Shannon Storms Beador
  • Heather Dubrow
  • Gina Kirschenheiter
  • Emily Simpson
  • Tamra Judge

New Cast Members

  • Jennifer Pedranti
  • Taylor Armstrong

What Can Fans Expect on RHOC Season 17?

Based on the above trailer, The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 17 promises to be a rollercoaster ride for fans. Here’s what you can expect:

Relationship Drama

The Orange County ladies are being put to the test when it comes to their friendships, relationships, careers, and more.

Familiar Faces

Shannon, Heather, Gina, Emily, Tamra, Jennifer, and Taylor aren’t the only familiar faces featured, though. Upon closer look, you’ll catch a cameo from the OG of the OC herself, Vicki Gunvalson. And before you ask, yes, that is Mark Cuban, who also makes an appearance.

Major Plot Twists

The upcoming season promises major plot twists and surprises that fans won’t see coming.

Individual Storylines

Each cast member has their own storyline that adds depth and intrigue to the overall narrative of the season.

Tamra Judge’s Return to RHOC

Why Tamra Left RHOC Before

Tamra Judge left The Real Housewives of Orange County after season 14 due to a contract dispute with Bravo.

Tamra Confirms Her Return to RHOC

Tamra Judge confirmed her return to RHOC during a July 2022 appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen after weeks of speculation.

Tamra Teases Her Return

Tamra has been dropping hints about her return to RHOC on social media. “I forgot how exhausting it was! I laughed, I cried, I yelled, I drank a lot… [I] made new friends, and reanalyzed old friends,” she shared.

What to Expect from Tamra on RHOC Season 17

Tamra promises to bring her A-game to season 17. Fans can expect explosive confrontations, dramatic plot twists, and heartfelt moments from the returning queen.

Taylor Armstrong’s Return to Housewives

Taylor Joins RHOC Season 17 as a Friend of the Group

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Taylor Armstrong will appear in the upcoming new season as a friend of the group.

Taylor’s Daughter Kennedy Will Make an Appearance in RHOC Season 17

Kennedy will appear in the new season of RHOC, and fans of the show will see how much she’s grown since her stint on RHOBH season 1.

Taylor Teases Her Appearance on RHOC Season 17

“Get ready to see the most chaotic Housewives crossover in history when The Real Housewives of Orange County returns,” Taylor said in a recent interview.


The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 17 is set to be one of the most dramatic and exciting seasons yet. Fans can look forward to a return to form, explosive drama, and the addition of new and familiar faces. Stay tuned for the season premiere on June 7th!


1. Will RHOC Season 17 be on Bravo?

Yes, The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 17 will premiere on Bravo.

2. When does RHOC Season 17 start?

RHOC Season 17 premieres on Wednesday, June 7th at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

3. Who is in the RHOC Season 17 cast?

The RHOC Season 17 cast includes returning cast members Shannon Storms Beador, Heather Dubrow, Gina Kirschenheiter, Emily Simpson, and Tamra Judge, as well as new cast members Jennifer Pedranti and Taylor Armstrong.

4. What can fans expect on RHOC Season 17?

Based on the trailer, fans can expect explosive drama, major plot twists, and heartwarming moments from the upcoming season of RHOC.

5. Why did Tamra Judge leave RHOC?

Tamra Judge left RHOC after season 14 due to a contract dispute with Bravo.