Welcome To Crappie Lake Season 1 - Here's What We Can Tell Fans So Far

"Welcome to Crappie Lake" is a new reality television series coming to Bravo in 2023, as announced during BravoCon 2022 and confirmed by Deadline. Although the title of the series might not sound like something that fits in with Bravo's usual line-up of programming, it actually features some faces that are sure to be familiar to viewers of the channel. Surprisingly, those faces are those of "The Real Housewives of New York" stars Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan, who give the show its full title, "Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake."

Not every last detail about the upcoming series has been announced publicly yet, but there is still plenty of available information to get viewers excited about what's in store. For one thing, "crappie" refers to the freshwater fish (as described in detail by Bass Online), not "crappy" the adjective, although we wouldn't be surprised if the name choice was an intentional play on words.

An exact premiere date for "Welcome to Crappie Lake" Season 1 has not been released. Per Vulture, a sneak preview of the series was shown at BravoCon 2022, meaning that viewers likely won't have to wait for most of 2023 before it airs.

Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan are going to Illinois

Per Deadline, "The Real Housewives of New York" stars Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan are going somewhere with a little less glamor than the Big Apple: Illinois. They're going to Benton, Illinois, a small town with a population of under 7,000 people, to help revitalize the local community at the request of the town's council.

As Vulture writes, "Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake" looks like it will be interesting, to say the very least. During the preview shown at BravoCon 2022, de Lesseps and Morgan were followed by cameras as they attended Benton's annual Testicle Festival, where the attendees eat the testes of animals. Sure enough, an event page for the 2022 event can be found on Facebook, and the festival was held at The Mill Bar and Grill in nearby Sesser, Illinois.

Vulture quoted de Lesseps and Morgan on their experience filming the series at BravoCon, where Morgan said, "What I like about the new show is it's a comedy, and it's about do-goodery. We do a lot of good things for the town, and it was very emotional for us." De Lesseps, however, chimed in, "When I didn't want to kill her."