The Real Housewives Of Miami Season 4 Release Date, Cast, And More Information

"The Real Housewives of Miami" is finally making a triumphant return after an eight year hiatus. The Miami-based series was the seventh installment of Bravo TV's "Real Housewives" empire, which began with "The Real Housewives of Orange County" in 2006, per Time

"The Real Housewives of Miami" first aired for three seasons beginning in 2011, and came to an unexpected stop in 2013. Returning for Season 4, the reality series will take a slightly different turn than the franchise's other hit series and air on Peacock, NBC's streaming platform. Per People, the show will be executive produced by "the face of Bravo," Andy Cohen.

Filming for the series is reportedly already underway, and cast member Larsa Pippen was spotted in Miami with a television crew at her birthday party at Kiki on the River, according to PageSix. So what exactly is in store for the fourth season of "The Real Housewives of Miami" and who can fans expect to take the small screen? Read on for all the behind-the-scenes details.

When will 'The Real Housewives of Miami' return?

Reality series "The Real Housewives of Miami" first premiered in 2011, but unlike other series from the "Real Housewives" franchise, "Miami" seemed to have a short shelf life. In 2020, "Watch What Happens Live" host Andy Cohen revealed the real reason the show was supposedly canceled in the first place. "People ask me about Miami all the time and say 'will you ever bring it back?' I remember the ratings went down toward the end of the season," Cohen explained on his Instagram Story, according to a fan account. Cohen said the ratings drop "never happens" to other series within the "Real Housewives" franchise, adding that a drop is "just never a good sign." However, he had previously suggested that the series may return to television one day, per The U.S. Sun.

Months later, Cohen told fans he was "an advocate" for the return of "The Real Housewives of Miami" on an episode of the "Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino" podcast. Cohen reiterated on the podcast that ratings during Season 3 "were declining as it went on," which likely played into the reason for why the show was not picked up. 

Luckily for the cast and any remaining "RHOM" fans, Peacock went ahead and renewed the show for Season 4. As to when fans will get to watch, the premiere date has yet to be determined as of this writing. Considering filming seems to be underway, though, fans should expect to see the new season in less than a year. 

Larsa Pippen will return to 'The Real Housewives of Miami'

Season 4 of "The Real Housewives of Miami" needs some high ratings to prove itself worthy after its Season 3 ratings drop sent the show on an eight year hiatus. However, a new and improved cast might be just the ticket to get "RHOM" back on the map.

According to Page Six, the only confirmed cast member is Larsa Pippen, the ex-wife to Scotty Pippen and ex-best friend to Kim Kardashian. The Miami mom is perfect for the reality series, as she brings a heavy dose of relationship drama to the scene. So who's joining Pippen? Bravo is hoping for some newcomers to add diversity to the "Real Housewives" franchise.

Us Weekly reports execs "want to have a very diverse cast and are speaking to women from all different backgrounds." Rumored newcomers include Phil Collins' ex, Orianne Cevey, and Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, per Page Six. Kiki Barth, Nicole Martin, and Guerdy Abraira are other names that have been floating around. Julia Lemigova is also a name that has been mentioned, and she would be the first lesbian housewife in the entire franchise, per Instinct Magazine. Alexia Echevarria, Marysol Patton, and Adriana de Moura are among the "RHOM" alumni expected to make a return, as paparazzi photos showed them filming at a popular Miami restaurant. 

The Real Housewives of Miami were spotted filming in a new location

The possible ladies of "The Real Housewives of Miami" were spotting filming in Miami, per Page Six, but that's not the only location they were seen at. In fact, the reported location is quite unexpected. The outlet revealed in July that Larsa Pippen was hosting an event at a beach in Montauk, New York, which brought the entire cast to the Long Island location. "They've been shopping and enjoying the Hamptons," a source revealed, who also told the outlet that Pippen was in New York with her fellow housewives promoting her jewelry line, Larsa Marie.

The "RHOM" cast was rumored to be living in an $8 million beach mansion while filming. The beach home is reported to have glass walls, 4,000-square-feet of outdoor space, and even a rooftop pool. Nothing but the best for the housewives of Miami!

As fans await the new season of "The Real Housewives of Miami," true die-hard Bravo watchers can binge the first three seasons on BravoTV and Hulu, per Bustle