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With the series seemingly at its domestic cap, the franchise reaches millions abroad as it starts original spinoffs internationally.
U.K.: With the exception of the D.C. series, the entire franchise has performed strongly with U.K. viewers.
Netherlands: New York City, Orange County and Beverly Hills are popular with the Dutch.
Denmark: The Beverly Hills, D.C., New York City and Orange County shows do the best among Danish viewers.
Sweden: Orange County and Beverly Hills have had the strongest response here.
Poland: Polish audiences prefer both the New York City and the Orange County shows.
Germany: The only series resonating with German audiences is New York City.
Australia: Fans Down Under don’t discriminate. Every series in the franchise has met a positive response with Australian viewers.
Real Housewives of Vancouver: Currently in production, the international series will bow in March 2012.
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Now in its second season, the franchise’s most decadent series has proven to be an international favorite (including in Spain!).
Real Housewives of Orange County: With its seventh season set to premiere in early 2012, the original series is among those performing well abroad.
Real Housewives of Atlanta: Despite record-breaking numbers domestically for the show’s fourth-season bow, the series has not yet cultivated a strong international following.
Real Housewives of New York City: Perhaps because of its relative proximity, New York City performs strongly in most European countries.
Real Housewives of New Jersey: The popularity of HBO’s Sopranos set the stage for this Garden State series to translate for a global audience.
Real Housewives of D.C.: Canceled after only one season, D.C. has seen a second life with Australian and Danish viewers.
Real Housewives of Miami: Much like D.C., the Florida-based series is connecting with viewers in Australia and the U.K.
Real Housewives of the U.K.*: With British viewers already familiar with the Bravo franchise, NBCU is looking to cast a U.K. spinoff in the near future.
Real Housewives of France*: Casting is currently under way for a French version of the series.
Real Housewives of Athens: Greece’s ANT1 has already green-lighted a second season of the franchise’s first overseas original format.
MIDDLE EAST & ASIA
Real Housewives of Israel : The Israeli series bowed in October 2011, making it the second international Housewives show.
Real Housewives of Asia*: NBCU is exploring three regions for an Asian offshoot — Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore — but may decide to feature all three.
Real Housewives of Australia*: NBCU is in discussions to cast an offshoot in the country’s affluent Gold Coast community.
* = city undetermined
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