Good news, Real Housewives of New Jersey fans: We finally have a Season 6 premiere date! A press release from Bravo announces that the next season will hit our small screen on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The premiere will be "super-sized," which means we get an extra 15 minutes of Housewives since the episode stretches til 9:15 p.m.
The press release also confirms the rumors that this season will feature three new housewives: Amber Marchese and identical twins Teresa Aprea and Nicole Mauriello. As most fans already know, Dina Manzo is also making her return, and of course Jersey mainstays Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga haven't gone anywhere. We can also expect appearances "throughout the season" by Kathy Wakile and Rosie Pierri.
Here's Bravo's epic-sounding synopsis of the episode:
This season, Teresa and her husband, Joe, fight to keep their family intact as they embark on a very public legal battle for their freedom. Teresa's oldest friend, and veteran housewife, Dina, returns to help her soul-sister, but ends up revealing her own private pain. With a divorce on the horizon and her daughter, Lexi, heading off to college, Dina attempts to face her fear of dating in the 21st century. Things do not come up smelling like roses this season for Melissa, as she partners with her husband, Joe Gorga, hoping to begin a career in the sanitation business. Melissa's friend from the past, Amber, a no-nonsense Jersey native and breast cancer survivor, tries to rekindle their friendship, but stirs up trouble in the process. Nicole and Teresa are identical twins with an over- the top Neapolitan style. Teresa and her husband, Rino, own one of the most prestigious Italian restaurants in Little Italy. Nicole is a two-time divorcee, struggling to balance her career as a jet broker and her new relationship with a man her family doesn't approve of. The six wives begin to form a strong bond, but when shocking rumors of infidelity and backstabbing surface it threatens to tear their friendships to pieces.
Plus, a sneak peek of the drama.
Does July seem far too long to wait for your next Jersey fix? Well, you're in luck! You can get a preview of the season with a special that's airing on Sunday, June 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.
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