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Shannon Clashes with Tamra & Alexis in Jaw-Dropping RHOC Season 18 Trailer: “Truth Will Come Out”

Get a first look at all of the drama to come on The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 18.

By Allison Crist

The Real Housewives of Orange County is back for Season 18 and marking a historic milestone in the process, because The Real Housewives franchise is now celebrating 100 seasons over 18 years and 11 cities. 

How to Watch

Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County on Bravo Thursday, July 11 at 9/8c and next day on Peacock. Catch up on the Bravo App.

The drama on RHOC Season 18 is shaping up to be quite historic, too. Get a sneak peek at some of what's to come by checking out the official trailer above.

When does Season 18 of The Real Housewives of Orange County premiere?

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.

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Who is the cast for The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 18?

Returning this season are Shannon Storms Beador, Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Emily SimpsonGina Kirschenheiter, 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.

The RHOC Season 18 Cast wearing silver dresses in front of a sunset.

What can fans expect on Season 18 of The Real Housewives of Orange County?

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.​​

A press release for the new season also provides more details about new O.C. 'Wife Katie, who's described as "a friend of Gina who instantly wedges herself into the group along with her opinions. Born in South Korea and adopted into a Catholic family in Georgia, Katie is a busy mom of four with children ages 6 to 19."

As for Alexis — who previously appeared on seasons 5 through 8 of RHOC — she's back and "bringing her fiery personality and a heightened level of drama as she revels in her controversial new relationship with Shannon’s ex-boyfriend, John Janssen, who she fondly refers to as Johnny J," the press release reads.

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