June 24, 2009 02:00 PM by Britteny Elrick
Bravo has announced The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s second season will premiere on Thursday, July 30 at 10PM ET/PT. The bright and shinynew season will continue to follow Lisa Wu Hartwell, NeNe Leakes, Sheree Whitfield and Kim Kolciak as they balance their social and family lives. The housewives will be joined by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kandi Burruss, whois replacing DeShawn Snow. Keep reading for more details on the premiere…
In January, Snow revealed that producers had declined her second-season contract option. The Real Housewives of Atlanta second-season highlights will include Kandi juggling motherhood, planning a wedding with fiance AJ and launching a solo music career; Kim enjoying the single life while also deciding to create her own line of wigs; Lisa launching a new clothing line and thinking about having another child; NeNe organizing an event for women against domestic violence; and Sheree delving deeper into her clothing line by preparing a fashion show.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s first season aired last fall and averaged 1.5 million total viewers. Bravo renewed the reality series for a second season last December.
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