‘Real Housewives of Miami’: Joanna Krupa, season 2 cast unveiled

Get ready, “Real Housewives” fans — Andy Cohen is set to give the series set in Miami another shot.

One year after “The Real Housewives of Miami” debuted and became a bit of an also-ran when it came to the ratings, the show has went back to the drawing board with a cast that better shows off the city’s broad sense of culture and diversity. Gone are the ladies who made this show feel too much like “Basketball Wives” — in their place are such women as former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Joanna Krupa, Lisa Hochstein (who is married to one Florida’s most prestigious plastic surgeons), celebrity chef Ana Quincoces, and famed dentist Karent Sierra. These ladies join returning “Housewives” Marysol Patton, Lea Black, and Adriana De Moura.

This is the first time that a season of the Bravo franchise has featured seven ladies in leading roles since the New York City series tried it in 2011, and it ended up getting mixed reviews. Some fans felt that the expanded focus narrowed what they saw of their favorite ladies, and that may feel even worse here since so many of these women are new faces. However, it could work if you consider that “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” practically had seven women last year since Brandi Glanville was around much of the time. (She just wasn’t “officially” a cast member.) This series will also have an equally-large cast when it premieres this fall, and possibly larger if Yolanda Hadid is announced as a regular.

Bravo has also announced that the new season of “The Real Housewives of Miami” will debut on Thursday, September 13 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time — right after “Glee” for all of your gleeks out there.

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