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Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan Are Joining Forces for a New Bravo Series: Get the Details (UPDATED)

The RHONY pals will appear together on the new series Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake.

By Jocelyn Vena

UPDATE (May 10, 10:00 A.M.): On Tuesday, May 9, it was revealed that the series will premiere this summer. According to a press release, “Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake, which follows socialites Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan as they head to Benton, Illinois in a hysterical fish-out-of-water experience premieres this July." 

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Bye, bye, bye, NYC! The Real Housewives of New York CitySonja Morgan and Luann de Lesseps are packing their bags and leaving Manhattan behind for their upcoming new series, Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie LakeThe series, set to premiere in 2023 on Bravo, will follow Sonja and Luann as they head to the small town of Benton, Illinois, and we have the scoop on what you can expect from the series. 

Totally unbeknownst to the Benton locals, the town council surprises everyone by inviting Real Housewives superstars Luann and Sonja to help spruce up their small town, which has a population just shy of 7,000. It’s a fish-out-of-water experience for everyone involved, especially when the two Manhattanites check in to the local motel. At the request of the mayor, they take on tasks to boost morale and galvanize the town with new spirit, a press release notes about the series. From building a new playground to revitalizing the local theater with a full-on variety show, Luann and Sonja have their work cut out for them as they embrace their new temporary home. Whether searching for the town’s famous crappie fish in the lake with their bare hands or going mudding with monster trucks, one thing is for certain — with Luann and Sonja in charge and out of their element, hijinks and hilarity are sure to follow.

Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake was announced on Saturday, October 15 during BravoCon 2022 weekend.

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