Your favorite Big Apple ladies are back and better than ever.

on Jan 5, 2009 - The Dish

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Been meaning to plan that Hamptons getaway? Having trouble justifying the price tags on designer labels at Bergdorf and pro tennis lessons at the club? Want a glimpse into the chic and sophisticated lives of Manhattan socialites without having to relocate to the Upper East Side? Good news, your five favorite women of New York social scene are back for a second season of The Real Housewives of NYC on Tuesday, February 17 at 11 p.m. ET/PT following the finale of The Real Housewives of Orange County!

Alex, Bethenny, Jill, LuAnn, and Ramona are back, and will be sharing screen time with a sixth Housewife, notorious Hamptons Magazine columnist, model, designer, and fashion editor, Kelly Killoren Bensimon. Here's to the next season! (Raise your most overpriced drink.)