Airing: October 22, 2012 Episode Summary: Previously unseen footage from “The Real Housewives of New York City” includes the ladies’ business ventures, vacation dramas, snippets of the wives speaking in “baby talk,” and the discovery of a prosthetic leg.
Airing: October 8, 2012 Episode Summary: The Real Housewives of New York City Season 5, Episode 19 – Reunion Part 1
Airing: October 1, 2012 Episode Summary: Social events spin out of control in the Season 5 finale. Here, Ramona is seemingly at the center of showdowns, including Heather’s fund-raiser (Ramona vs. Sonja) and Carole’s book party (Ramona vs. Heather, plus Ramona vs. Aviva).
Airing: September 24, 2012 Episode Summary: Aviva’s father returns and visits a health-food store with his daughter; Sonja negotiates a settlement with her former husband; and Heather preps for her fashion show and has a surprise request for Aviva
The Real Housewives of New York City Season 5, Episode 16 – What Happens in St. Barths Doesn’t Stay in St. Barths
Airing: September 17, 2012 Episode Summary: The wives return from their vacation, but fallout from the trip creates dramas. Elsewhere, a surprise awaits Carole when she crosses paths with a former suitor.
Airing: September 10, 2012 Episode Summary: The ladies’ vacation continues, yet Ramona frets that it’s turning into a couple’s retreat. On the final night, Sonja and Ramona spark tension when they duck out on the wives’ original plans to see a concert.
Airing: September 3, 2012 Episode Summary: The Real Housewives of New York City Season 5, Episode 14 – Slutty Island
Airing: August 27, 2012 Episode Summary: The ‘Wives arrive in St. Barths and party with a local named Tomas.
Airing: August 20, 2012 Episode Summary: Aviva throws a charity event to benefit children in need of prosthetics—but tensions rise when both Ramona and Sonja are no-shows. Elsewhere, Aviva’s fear of flying could keep her from attending Carole’s trip to St. Barts.
Airing: August 13, 2012 Episode Summary: To celebrate the holidays, Carole hosts a “White Elephant” party for the ladies and their husbands.
Airing: July 30, 2012 Episode Summary: The ladies have a dinner get-together in Miami with Sonja and her date—who happens to be Aviva’s lusty father. Later, Aviva seeks advice on how to deal with Ramona, and Carole calls out LuAnn about a past misdeed.
Airing: June 25, 2012 Episode Summary: Ramona plans a lunch gathering to discuss her issues. Sonja is invited, but she instead opts to have a secret meeting with LuAnn. Meanwhile, Sonja hosts a party, but cracks begins to show in her friendship with Ramona.
Airing: June 18, 2012 Episode Summary: Carole throws a brunch in her hip neighborhood; Sonja sets out to launch a catering company; Heather invites some of the gang to tag along on her business trip to London.