In the first-season finale, Sheree, humbled by her failed fashion show, seeks advice from designer and "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight. On the sports page: Ed returns to the NFL and Eric considers retiring from the NBA. It all culminates with the housewives congregating for a tasty but testy dinner.
Sheree takes a boating trip with Kim on a Georgia lake. But it's her clothing line that she really hopes will set sail, as she hosts a lavish viewing of her fashion samples. Meanwhile, NeNe continues to deal with paternal-identity issues and pursues DNA testing; and DeShawn invites the Southern belles over for a sunset barbecue.
Kim tries to tune up her music career when a producer sends her to a music coach. Meanwhile, it's a no-no for NeNe when she disparages Kim's career, followed by catty consequences. Other developments: Sheree and Lisa take a pole-dancing class; and NeNe holds a brunch to raise funds for a battered-women foundation.
DeShawn basks in Atlanta's social scene by throwing a glam gala at her private estate. Elsewhere, Kim and Sheree share a spa day and dinner, but their bonding has a nasty impact on one of their peers. And Lisa's jewelry line sparkles to success as she signs a distribution deal and participates in a glitzy photo shoot.
The housewives journey to the country to visit Kim's spiritual adviser---but an ominous prediction raises tension. Coincidence or not, NeNe receives bad news that questions the identity of her father. Also: Kim works to become a country artist; and DeShawn attempts to throw a black-tie gala for charity.
NeNe is still hopping mad in the aftermath of Sheree's birthday bash. Meanwhile, it's a big-bucks birthday blowout for Kim's daughter, with some of the housewives attending the event---including the feuding NeNe and Sheree. Also: Lisa comes down with the flu.
Real-world dramas whirl around five privileged ladies from Atlanta in this soapy entry in the "Real Housewives" franchise. In the series premiere, DeShawn---the wife of a professional basketball player---sees her mansion for the very first time, and real-estate maven Lisa struggles to juggle family and career. Meanwhile, interpersonal troubles loom when the housewives gather at Sheree's birthday bash.