7 gossip-filled podcasts for ‘Real Housewives’ fans

TV & Film August 16, 2021

Any Real Housewives fans in the house? Since The Real Housewives‘ drama-verse continues to grow on Bravo, there’s a lot of content available to satisfy your reality TV gossip cravings. If you can’t get enough of the TV franchise, these podcasts will help you raise the roof on your Bravolebrity obsession. We’ve rounded up several podcasts to hear about behind-the-scenes scoop. Besides recapping episodes and unforgettable moments in the franchise’s history, this list also features guests from the Real Housewives‘ community.

Even if you know the story lines of every new episode by the back of your hand, these podcasts go beyond the TV show, and you’ll hear about juicy scenes that got left on the cutting-room floor.

Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Listen to ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’

Of course, a Real Housewives round-up would not be complete without mentioning Andy Cohen at least once! The Bravo king hosts his nightly TV show in the Clubhouse which takes a podcast form, too. Many Bravolebrities appear on the show. Andy has at least two guests on every episode. Episodes unfold the latest drama in the Bravo bubble, and Real Housewives cast members frequent the Clubhouse. Andy shares pop culture news and plays games with the guests.

Getting Real with the Housewives

Listen to ‘Getting Real with the Housewives’

Us Weekly’s “Getting Real with the Housewives” dishes the behind-the-scenes scoop of every on-air cast. The podcast interviews the ladies from our favorite shows. Recently, Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga spoke about her marriage to Joe. In this episode, Melissa says she prides herself in working and building her brand, which generally kept her out of the house most of the time pre-COVID. During quarantine, Melissa said their relationship struggled because they spent so much time together and he picked on her a lot. They’re working on their relationship. Melissa talked about the “reality TV curse” in terms of relationships and how to keep it real. Melissa is excited for The Real Housewives All-Stars season set to premiere this summer.

Bitch Sesh: A Real Housewives Breakdown

Listen to ‘Bitch Sesh: A Real Housewives Breakdown’

Earwolf presents “Bitch Sesh: A Real Housewives Breakdown.” Hosts Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider starred on the Hulu parody show, The Hotwives. They welcome guests to dish and dazzle listeners with episode recaps, analyze on-screen drama, and unpack hot topics. Previous guests have included Andy Cohen, Michael Rapaport, Vanessa Bayer, and Jerry O’Connell, just to name a few. The duo chats about other Bravolebrities as well. And the hosts have both appeared on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live.

Know That: A Real Housewives Podcast

Listen to ‘Know That: A Real Housewives Podcast’

Hosts Anthony Casella, Donny Hadfield-Smith, and Quinten Lamar cover all things Real Housewives. Donny and Quinten were so excited to visit Andy Cohen’s Clubhouse in June. They appeared with Kathy Hilton, Kyle Richards, and Crystal Kung-Minkoff from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The hosts said it’s so interesting to see if the cast members are different off-camera. They said Kathy, Kyle, and Andy seem to be the same in real life. Crystal began apologizing for her on-screen behavior. Donny and Quinten said how in person, she acts the polar opposite of how she appears on the show. “Know That” is back in session as of August 7th.

Andy’s Girls

Listen to ‘Andy’s Girls’

Since 2016, Sarah Galli has hosted a weekly Real Housewives podcast, dishing on the Housewives’ lives both on and off screen. Sarah recaps episodes and hosts guests to share their opinions on the drama unfolding. We also hear about random snippets from Sarah’s life in the city – like how she once went to the New York Public Library because she heard the lighting was great for selfies – LOL.

The Real Hits of the Housewives

Listen to ‘The Real Hits of the Housewives’

Host Hannah Faust rehashes viewers’ favorite episodes in her weekly podcast. Hannah’s guests have included Alaina Bowers, Ella Hatamian, Rae Sanni, and Kara Berry. One of her all-time favorite episodes is Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ Season 2, Episode 19. We hear about the best-of Housewives’ treacherous dinner parties, crazy yacht adventures, meltdowns on islands, and brawls. Hannah also speaks about Bravo’s Below Deck and Summer House.

Trash Box

Listen to ‘Trash Box’

“Trash Box” loves to analyze Real Housewives drama. Hosted by comedian Emily Richardson, she shares how she started watching reality television when she was young. Emily remembers first watching the Real Housewives of Orange County as a teenager and labeled the show as “trashy.” She then seriously got into the franchise in her late 20s. Emily is joined by a special guest on every episode. Recently, Nik, creator of The Real Housewives Out of Context Instagram account, shared it was his first appearance ever on a podcast. They spoke about the Potomac season premiere and Erika Jayne’s lawsuit. Emily is also joined by guests like drag superstars, comedians, writers, actors, and social media personalities.

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