Vanderpump Rules made a significant impact during its tenth season with the highly discussed Scandoval controversy, and now it has achieved another milestone by receiving its first-ever Emmy nominations. The popular Bravo reality series has been recognized in the categories of outstanding unstructured reality program and picture editing for an unstructured reality program.
It will be competing against other notable shows such as Deadliest Catch, Life Below Zero, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked, and Welcome to Wrexham. Bravo’s official Twitter account enthusiastically celebrated Vanderpump Rules’ achievement, expressing congratulations to the entire crew for the show’s well-deserved Emmy nominations.
Vanderpump Rules: A Dynamic Cast and Controversial Relationships
Vanderpump Rules, which premiered in January 2013 as a spinoff of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, features a cast consisting of Lisa Vanderpump, Lala Kent, James Kennedy, Raquel Leviss, Katie Maloney, Ariana Madix, Tom Sandoval, Tom Schwartz, and Scheana Shay. The show’s tenth season, which recently concluded, garnered impressive ratings and sparked widespread discussions when it was revealed in March that Sandoval had cheated on his long-term partner Madix with fellow cast member Leviss. Currently, the series is in production for its eleventh season.
We've all been saying this season of #PumpRules deserves an Emmy…and now it's *all happening*! CONGRATS to the whole Vanderpump Rules crew on the show's first #Emmy nominations! pic.twitter.com/Ebgg0dpYnE— Bravo (@BravoTV) July 12, 2023
Navigating the Challenge of Sustaining Vanderpump Rules’ Dramatic Success
In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, executive producer Alex Baskin discussed the daunting task of meeting the heightened level of drama that Vanderpump Rules achieved in its most recent season. Baskin expressed feeling immense pressure due to the show’s increased attention and impressive performance. He acknowledged that maintaining such a level of intensity is challenging and believes that attempting to replicate the same formula would not be the solution, nor would it be feasible.