October 09, 2007 11:11 PM by Joe Blackmon
Bravo has announced the premiere date for the third season of its
reality docu-drama "The Real Housewives of Orange County." The show
will return on Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00PM. ET/PT. Featured on the
third season are original real-life "housewives" Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana
Keough and Lauri Waring as well as second season’s Tammy
Knickerbocker. Also new this year is housewife, Tamra Barney.
"As we return to Orange County for our third season, we welcome a new housewife, celebrate a wedding and continue to see drama on every corner," said Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, Bravo. "The women tackle more complicated issues than ever as they attempt to stay at the top of their game while juggling family, career and friends."
The women’s lives are moving fast with their mounting family, career and community dramas. Their lives intertwine in new ways in the third season, with even more heartbreak and secrets, all set against the staggering wealth of their Orange County communities. They will do whatever it takes to keep up appearances in one of the most stylish communities in the country.
Vicki Gunvalson is still going a million miles a minute and continues to grow her lucrative insurance business. Her two kids are out of the house and at college, and although Vicki tries her best to let them make their own mistakes, her expectations for them still get the best of her. This season Vicki discovers that the only way she can maintain control over them is with money.
Jeana Keough is hotter than ever as one of the community’s most successful realtors, selling multi-million dollar homes and earning staggering commissions. This season finds her three kids growing up while Jeana attempts to keep their educations and training on track.
Tammy Knickerbocker, who joined the women last season, is a hard-working single mother of three, struggling to get back on her feet after a divorce and losing much of her family’s fortune. Her children, especially her daughters Megan and Lindsey, are also struggling to come to grips with the changes in their family since suffering the loss of their father, Lou.
Lauri Waring is busy planning her extravagant wedding with her fiancÃƒ, George. Lauri is no longer working for Vicki, but continues to sell insurance and is developing a jewelry line.
Tamra Barney is the season’s newest "housewife," a hot 39-year-old wife and mother of four who embodies Orange County’s sunny style. After nearly 18 years as a stay at home mother, she transitions to the working world as a real estate agent. She has three young children with Simon, her husband of 13 years, and a 21-year-old son from a previous marriage.
Season three of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" was produced by Evolution Film & Tape Inc., with partners Douglas Ross, Gregory Stewart and Kathleen French serving as executive producers. Series creator and Orange County resident Scott Dunlop also returns for the third season as executive producer.