Vanderpump Rules is an American reality television series airing on Bravo that debuted on January 7, 2013, with the first season originally eight episodes. A spin-off to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the series features The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Lisa Vanderpump in the title role and her staff at Vanderpump's West Hollywood, California, restaurant SUR.

Andy Cohen later announced during the February 4, 2013, Watch What Happens Live episode that there would be a Vanderpump Rules reunion. The reunion was filmed on February 9, 2013.[2] It was announced in April 2013 that the series had been renewed for a second season.[3] The second season debut was a two-hour crossover episode with the fourth season premiere of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on November 4, 2013.[4] The second season reunion was filmed on January 10, 2014.[5] Vanderpump Rules was renewed for a third season in April 2014.[6] The new season premiered on November 3, 2014.[7]

The show has been renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on November 2, 2015.[8] The show was later renewed for a fifth season.[9]

Premise

Vanderpump Rules follows Lisa Vanderpump's employees at SUR, as they work on building their futures and the drama that occurs between them.

Cast

Timeline

Cast MembersSeasons
1234
Main
Lisa VanderpumpMain
Jax TaylorMain
Katie MaloneyMain
Kristen DouteMain
Scheana ShayMain
Tom SandovalMain
Tom SchwartzFriendMain
Ariana MadixFriendMain
James KennedyGuestFriendMain
Recurring
Stassi SchroederMainFriend
Kristina KellyGuestFriend
Peter MadrigalFriend
Mike ShayFriend
Max ToddGuestFriend
Brittany CartwrightFriend
Lala KentFriend
Faith StowersFriend
Tina McDowelleFriendGuest
Pandora SaboGuest
Ken ToddGuest
Former
Vail BloomFriend
Laura-LeighFriend
Frank HerlihyFriend

Main

  • Lisa Vanderpump: Vanderpump is a co-owner of SUR and the mother of Pandora and Max, who are friends with several SUR staff members. She is best known for being on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
  • Jax Taylor: Jax is a bartender at SUR and a model.[10]
  • Katie Maloney: Katie is a server at SUR.[2]
  • Kristen Doute: Kristen was a server at SUR[2] and an aspiring actress.[2]
  • Scheana Shay: Scheana is a server at SUR, as well as a singer and an aspiring actress. Her acting credits include appearances in Femme Fatales , 90210 and Victorious.[2][2][2][2] She has also made previous appearances in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The show follows her pursuits in the entertainment world.
  • Tom Sandoval: Sandoval is a bartender at SUR and an actor. He had a lead role in the 2008 film Playing with Fire[2][2] and made an appearance in The Hills during a Teen Vogue casting interview.[2]
  • Ariana Madix (Recurring: Season 2, Main: Season 3-4), Ariana Madix is a bartender at SUR and an aspiring actress. She was transferred from Villa Blanca.
  • Tom Schwartz (Recurring: Season 1–2, Main: Season 3-4), frequently referred to as Schwartz, is an aspiring model and actor who is close friends with a majority of the SUR staff.
  • James Kennedy (Recurring: Season 3, Main: Season 4), James is a server at SUR and DJ.
  • Stassi Schroeder (Main: Season 1–3, Recurring: Season 4): Stassi used to be a server at SUR and previously wrote a fashion blog column for Pandora. She has made previous TV appearances in The Amazing Race: Family Edition with her father Mark, stepmother Char, and brother Hunter (they were eliminated in 7th place) and later in Queen Bees (she finished 6th place).[3]

Recurring

  • Ken Todd (Season 1–present), Lisa's husband, who helps run all of Lisa's restaurants with her.
  • Mike Shay (Season 1–present), Scheana's husband.
  • Pandora Sabo (Season 1–present), an entrepreneur and Lisa's daughter.
  • Peter Madrigal (Season 1–present), Peter is a manager of SUR.
  • Tina McDowelle (Season 1–present), Tina is a hostess at SUR.
  • Kristina Kelly (Season 2–present), Kristina is a server at SUR.
  • Max Todd (Season 3–present), Lisa's son who occasionally works at Lisa's restaurants.
  • Lala Kent (Season 4–present), is the new hostess at SUR.
  • Faith Stowers (Season 4–present), New server at SUR.
  • Brittany Cartwright (Season 4–present), Jax's girlfriend and a waitress at Hooters.

Former

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesFirst airedLast aired
10January 7, 2013 (2013-01-07)March 11, 2013 (2013-03-11)
17November 4, 2013 (2013-11-04)February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)
21November 3, 2014 (2014-11-03)March 23, 2015 (2015-03-23)
24November 2, 2015 (2015-11-02)April 11, 2016 (2016-04-11)

Season 1 (2013)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
11"Welcome to SUR"January 7, 2013 (2013-01-07)1.85[3]
22"This Is a Break-Up"January 14, 2013 (2013-01-14)1.45[3]
33"You Don't Know Jax"January 21, 2013 (2013-01-21)1.46[3]
44"Vegas With a Vengeance"January 28, 2013 (2013-01-28)1.67[3]
55"I'm Not a Bitch"February 4, 2013 (2013-02-04)1.67[3]
66"Caught With Your Trousers Down"February 11, 2013 (2013-02-11)1.53[3]
77"In Love With Someone Else"February 18, 2013 (2013-02-18)1.39[3]
88"Last Call"February 25, 2013 (2013-02-25)1.45[3]
99"Reunion"March 4, 2013 (2013-03-04)1.45[31]
1010"Reunion Secrets"March 11, 2013 (2013-03-11)0.91[32]

Season 2 (2013–14)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
111"Tooth or Consequences"November 4, 2013 (2013-11-04)1.19[33]
122"Branded"November 11, 2013 (2013-11-11)1.16[34]
133"Only the Lonely"November 18, 2013 (2013-11-18)1.40[35]
144"Rumors"November 25, 2013 (2013-11-25)1.29[36]
155"Surlesque"December 2, 2013 (2013-12-02)1.41[37]
166"Lisa's Angels"December 9, 2013 (2013-12-09)1.38[38]
177"Addicted"December 16, 2013 (2013-12-16)1.46[39]
188"Sherlock Stassi"December 23, 2013 (2013-12-23)1.37[40]
199"Rich People Annoy Me"December 30, 2013 (2013-12-30)1.50[5]
2010"SUR of the Border"January 6, 2014 (2014-01-06)1.49[5]
2111"Ultimatum"January 13, 2014 (2014-01-13)1.44[5]
2212"Til Death Do Us Part"January 20, 2014 (2014-01-20)1.53[5]
2313"Bitch Slap"January 27, 2014 (2014-01-27)1.87[5]
2414"I Lied"February 3, 2014 (2014-02-03)1.91[5]
2515"Reunion — Part 1"February 10, 2014 (2014-02-10)2.24[5]
2616"Reunion — Part 2"February 17, 2014 (2014-02-17)1.78[5]
2717"Secrets Revealed"February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)1.30[5]

Season 3 (2014–15)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
281"Instafight"November 3, 2014 (2014-11-03)1.25[5]
292"All Fired Up"November 10, 2014 (2014-11-10)1.37[6]
303"Grand Opening and Closure"November 17, 2014 (2014-11-17)1.29[6]
314"Jax "Nose" Best"November 24, 2014 (2014-11-24)1.02[6]
325"In the Doghouse"December 1, 2014 (2014-12-01)1.38[6]
336"Kiss and Tell"December 8, 2014 (2014-12-08)1.14[6]
347"New Girl, Old Grudges"December 15, 2014 (2014-12-15)1.23[6]
358"Don't Mind the Jax"December 22, 2014 (2014-12-22)1.18[6]
369"What Happens in San Diego"December 29, 2014 (2014-12-29)1.25[6]
3710"Bachelorette Beach Party"January 5, 2015 (2015-01-05)1.31[6]
3811"Tears Over Miami"January 12, 2015 (2015-01-12)1.19[6]
3912"Stand Against Stassi"January 19, 2015 (2015-01-19)1.37[7]
4013"Miami Vices"January 26, 2015 (2015-01-26)1.58[7]
4114"Judgement Day"February 2, 2015 (2015-02-02)1.69[7]
4215"For Better or Worse"February 9, 2015 (2015-02-09)1.58[7]
4316"Ring on a String"February 16, 2015 (2015-02-16)1.49[7]
4417"Jax Cracks"February 23, 2015 (2015-02-23)1.48[7]
4518"Dethroned"March 2, 2015 (2015-03-02)1.55[7]
4619"Reunion — Part 1"March 9, 2015 (2015-03-09)1.44[7]
4720"Reunion — Part 2"March 16, 2015 (2015-03-16)1.46[7]
4821"Secrets Revealed"March 23, 2015 (2015-03-23)0.95[7]

Season 4 (2015–16)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
491"Playtime's Over"November 2, 2015 (2015-11-02)1.24[8]
502"New Blood"November 9, 2015 (2015-11-09)1.14[8]
513"Pretty Little Lies"November 16, 2015 (2015-11-16)1.26[8]
524"Happily Never After"November 23, 2015 (2015-11-23)1.20[73]
535"Cock of the Walk"November 30, 2015 (2015-11-30)1.35[73]
546"Love Bites"December 7, 2015 (2015-12-07)1.37[8]
557"Spit Take"December 14, 2015 (2015-12-14)1.29[8]
568"Dirty Thirty"December 21, 2015 (2015-12-21)1.27[8]
579"What Happened in Vegas"December 28, 2015 (2015-12-28)1.53[8]
5810"No Strings Attached"January 4, 2016 (2016-01-04)1.45[8]
5911"Fully Engaged"January 11, 2016 (2016-01-11)1.47[8]
6012"Leis, Liquor and Lies"January 18, 2016 (2016-01-18)1.78[9]
6113"The Bitch Is Back"January 25, 2016 (2016-01-25)1.60[9]
6214"Sex, Lies and Stassi's Videotape"February 1, 2016 (2016-02-01)1.53[9]
6315"Pucker & Pout"February 8, 2016 (2016-02-08)1.52[9]
6416"Bitch Ghost"February 15, 2016 (2016-02-15)1.45[9]
6517"Beach, Please"February 22, 2016 (2016-02-22)1.55[9]
6618"Too Little, Too Late"February 29, 2016 (2016-02-29)1.42[9]
6719"Just the T.I.P.[9]"March 7, 2016 (2016-03-07)1.51[9]
6820"Push Comes to Shove[9]"March 14, 2016 (2016-03-14)1.44[10]
6921"Reunion Part 1[91]"March 21, 2016 (2016-03-21)1.43[10]
7022"Reunion Part 2[91]"March 28, 2016 (2016-03-28)1.44[10]
7123"Reunion Part 3[91]"April 4, 2016 (2016-04-04)N/A
7224"Secrets Revealed[91]"April 7, 2016 (2016-04-07)N/A

After Show (2015)

On November 6, 2015, Bravo premiered talk show entitled Vanderpump Rules After Show which features conversations between the cast members of Vanderpump Rules discussing the same week's events and answering questions about their lifes both on and off the show. The talk show is hosted by Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard.