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Andy Cohen Is “Knee Deep” in RHOC Season 18 & Teases What to Expect: See the Cast React

Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen spilled on Season 18 of The Real Housewives of Orange County during a recent FYC event.

By Allison Crist

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The jaw-dropping trailer for The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 18 made it clear that the ladies are bringing their A-game this time around, but if you need any more convincing, perhaps you should hear what Andy Cohen just revealed.

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The Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen host teased what's to come during a recent FYC panel (alongside actress Molly Shannon, no less!). As he put it, "I am knee deep in season 18 and I want to say, [this is] possibly the best season yet of The Real Housewives of Orange County."

That, and historic, because the new iteration of RHOC marks the 100th season of The Real Housewives (over 18 years and 11 cities). 

Andy went on to further describe RHOC Season 18 as "really great."

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The insider info came after Andy surprised Molly — a Bravo superfan — with an appearance from a few of the OC ladies themselves, including Shannon Storms BeadorHeather DubrowTamra JudgeGina Kirschenheiter, and Emily Simpson.

"I cannot believe it! I am dying," a shocked Molly said in response. "Are you kidding me? No, this is incredible." 

See the interaction for yourself by watching the clip above. 

A composite of Andy Cohen and the Real Housewives of Orange County Season 18 Cast

Everything to Know About Season 18 of The Real Housewives of Orange County

RHOC Season 18 premieres with a supersized episode on Thursday, July 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo. Episodes will be available to stream the next day on Peacock.

Returning this season are Shannon, Tamra, Heather, Emily, Gina, and Jennifer Pedranti. They'll be joined by new Housewife Katie Ginella as well as familiar face Alexis Bellino, who's returning as a friend.

As for what to expect, the RHOC Season 18 trailer teases a whirlpool of emotions for all of the ladies; cast trips to Big Bear, Sonoma, Palm Springs, and London; and cameos from Vicki Gunvalson and The Real Housewives of Beverly HillsTeddi Mellencamp Arroyave and Sutton Stracke.​​

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