Introducing: The Real Housewives of Atlanta

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Exciting news for fans of rich, spoiled women and the husbands that cater to them:

Bravo will expand its "Real Housewives" franchise with The Real Housewives of Atlanta. A 30-minute preview special will air July 30.

The seven-episode series will follow five women from Atlanta's social elite circle, including an NBA wife and an NFL wife, as they balance careers, social calendars and home lives in the city.

Here's the cast list for The Real Housewives of Atlanta:

  • DeShawn Snow, a mother to three boys and wife to the captain of the Cleveland Cavaliers;
  • Kim Zolciak, a single mother of two and aspiring country singer;
  • Lisa Wu Hartwell, wife to NFL player Ed Hartwell and multi-business owner;
  • NeNe Leakes, an outspoken social butterfly and mother of two boys;
  • Sheree Whitfield, a single mother hoping to open her own clothing line.

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