The Real Housewives of Atlanta (2008)
Seasons & Episode
Porsha’s involvement in the Black Lives Matter movement leads her to Louisville, Kentucky, where she risks everything to demand justice for Breonna Taylor. In the wake of the pandemic, Cynthia and Mike are on different pages when it comes to planning their dream wedding. Kandi prepares to send Riley off to college while anticipating fallout for seeking back child support from Riley’s estranged dad. After almost a year apart, Kenya comes to a crossroads about whether her marriage is worth saving.
Porsha’s release from prison after protesting further ignites her activism. Actress and songstress Drew Sidora brings her Chi-Town flavor to Atlanta, however her marriage is anything but picture perfect. Cynthia hosts a wine tasting at Lake Bailey, and an unlikely friendship has many of the women turning their heads. Meanwhile Kandi has a full circle moment as she attends Riley’s graduation.
Porsha returns home from her second arrest in Kentucky and also reveals that she and Dennis have called it quits. Kenya offers Cynthia marital advice and juggles her fast track friendship with LaToya. Drew and Ralph agree to go to marriage counseling, while Cynthia and Mike disagree over when to host their dream wedding.
Cynthia gets some tough love from Kenya after her big argument with Mike. Kenya feels bad about a past mistake and asks Kandi for help to make things right. Drew and Ralph start couples counseling, but their issues are put on hold after receiving devastating news. Porsha’s sister, Lauren, throws a party to celebrate Porsha’s involvement in the Black Lives Matter movement, but not everyone is invited.
After nearly spoiling Cynthia's proposal last year, Kenya seeks redemption with a surprise engagement dinner. Kenya uses the opportunity to confront Porsha about being uninvited to her party and Kandi sends her daughter, Riley, off to New York University.
Cynthia grapples with the decision of whether to invite her father to the wedding, knowing that her mother will disapprove. Kandi organizes a food drive to help provide groceries to local families in need. Porsha feels uncomfortable with the news that Dennis may be in attendance at Cynthia’s wedding. In the aftermath of Ralph’s father’s passing, Drew is even more determined to fight for her marriage. Kenya decides it’s time for the group to take a much needed break.
Drew hosts a Hollywood-themed dinner where Porsha brings up some messy gossip. Kandi starts planning a very special surprise for Cynthia. The ladies are shocked when they find out that Kenya has chartered a flight for her and LaToya to jet down to South Carolina, leaving the rest of the ladies to languish on a hot bus.
The ladies arrive in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, and are immediately faced with an unexpected mystery. Tensions flare between Drew and Latoya. As the trip gets fully underway, the women realize they have to confront Kenya for proving to be a less-than-fabulous hostess.
As the Isle of Palms girls’ trip continues, the drama between Marlo and Kenya reaches new heights. Porsha’s heart is still focused on how she can continue her activism as she struggles to cope with the verdict in the Breonna Taylor murder case. Kandi makes sure Cynthia’s last days of singledom are celebrated with a dungeon style stripper party… including a very special surprise package.
The ladies participate in a dungeon-themed surprise bachelorette party for Cynthia; when the cameras stop for the night, the ladies continue with a crazy, hours-long after party that leads to accusations, denials, and the breaking of girl code.
The final dinner in Isle of Palms ends on a sour note after Kenya’s investigation. Upon returning home to Atlanta, Drew is overwhelmed with the move into her new home. Porsha comes to a realization about her breakup with Dennis. Meanwhile, Kandi reveals a secret about what she heard the night of the bachelorette party.
Marlo invites the ladies to saddle up for a hayride, but the fun is interrupted by news that unearths trust issues within the group. As the countdown to Cynthia and Mike’s wedding approaches, Cynthia is met with minor setbacks.
Cynthia and Mike's big day is here; leaks about the South Carolina weekend spread in the press, and the women to speculate about the source; Shamea hopes to shelter the nieces from the judgmental aunties; Porsha and Dennis discuss their relationship.
Kenya finds out that LaToya is spreading her business. Drew juggles between planning a girls trip to NOLA and reconnecting her son with his biological father. Tensions boil over as the ladies attend Falynn’s chaotic Halloween party.
Drew takes the ladies to New Orleans; LaToya just wants to chill out on the trip; Porsha confronts Marlo about where her loyalty lies.
The ladies' trip to New Orleans continues and Marlo gets in the middle of Porsha and Kenya’s feud. Kandi makes a last minute decision to escape the impending hurricane and head home to open Blaze Steakhouse. Back in Atlanta, Porsha reveals to Cynthia that she's drawing a line in the sand in her relationship with Marlo.
Kandi continues shooting her movie and opens up her newest restaurant, Blaze, for a tasting. Cynthia and Porsha host a pop-up shop to uplift Black-owned businesses, where Drew confronts LaToya after their personal lives collide. Porsha rebuffs Marlo’s attempts at repairing their friendship.
Drew and Ralph arrange a meeting between her oldest son and his biological father; with so much discord in the group, Cynthia decides to host a Friendmas event to celebrate the holidays and sisterhood.
In Part 1 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion, the ladies revisit the season’s hottest moments. Drew and Kenya hash out an online feud, Porsha’s activism is highlighted, and Ralph finally addresses who – or what – was in Tampa.
In Part 2 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion, the cast looks back at their South Carolina trip and gives their take on Kenya’s hostess duties. LaToya and Kenya discuss where their relationship stands now. Marlo reveals what she knows about Cynthia’s bachelorette party night.