On Monday, 1.55 million checked out the season finale of Vanderpump Rules, and a little over 1.3 million stuck around to see the season premiere of Shahs of Sunset. See the numbers below to see how the rest of the shows are doing.
The Shahs of Sunset cast members are making the press rounds this week. Reza Farahan stopped by The Commission Show on PNC Radio to dish on the new season and more. He slams NeNe Leakes and throws shade at Andy Cohen “since he’s not my boss anymore.”
On landing the show and using the platform for good. They want to know if he holds back certain things or if the show is the “real him”. “I didn’t think anything of it, I didn’t know if it would go anywhere or not.” He says that even if he would only have the platform for two minutes, he wanted to address homophobia in the Middle Eastern culture because he had friends that committed suicide when he was growing up. “I thought if I could impact someone’s life, that would be great.”
Andy flashes a photo of Jessica’s engagement ring. Reza and GG giggle and Reza says that may not be the one they are presently using. The one shown tonight on the premiere was just for filming purposes… Shocker.
Reza jokes that he’s going to get uninvited to the wedding and GG says she hopes she gets uninvited.
Andy shows a photo of MJ’s new boyfriend and Reza makes a retching noise. Andy says he’s handsome, but Reza challenges it. “You think he’s handsome? You are a liar!” Andy says he’s kind of a bear. “A bear? If I was MJ’s age and I had waited as long to find a man, he would be the last man. I would be a lesbian before I’d be with that guy.” Wow, mean girl Reza is still in the building, clearly.
Lilly shared her thoughts on reality TV and her Shahs of Sunset experience in a new interview with K9 magazine. Lilly says it was an emotionally tolling experience for her. “Being on Shahs is an experience I will never forget. To be on a reality show on a national network as big as Bravo is isn’t easy. The entire world is watching, and judging you. It’s a very emotionally tolling experience, and difficult to handle, especially when you’re on an ensemble cast where fighting and drama is encouraged. I will forever cherish my time and experiences on the show, but am so happy to no longer be doing it!”
If you’ll recall, Ryan and Bravo began to promote #SHAHctober in September because season four of Shahs of Sunset was supposed to premiere October 13. That promotion went to hell when the post-production crew went on strike.
The rape rumor has been “out there” since and nobody cared enough to clear it up. Until now. Now that everyone’s lost interest and now that there’s a new premiere date on the calendar…. now GG can’t stomach the thought of such a terrible rumor to be “out there” about Mike.
Bravo announced this afternoon the return of several of our favorite reality shows – some with premiere dates and some with just a greenlight for a new season, but no date just yet.
Among the returning shows: Shahs of Sunset will come back for their fourth season on March 2nd, after getting pushed off of their initial premiere date last October, while Newlyweds: The First Year returns with four new couples on March 10th. Million Dollar Listing New York is back in action on April 8th and Southern Charm season 2 will kick off on March 9th.
Flipping Out (season 8) and The Real Housewives of Orange County (season 10) are a go, but no official date has been given just yet. Check out the listings below.
Lilly co-owns and designs for Have Faith Swimgerie and Want My Look. Also, her Ghalichi Glam brand includes Lilly Lashes (eyelashes), Lilly Ghalichi Collection by Avitan (fine jewerly), Lilly Hair (hair extensions), and Glampagne (champagne). Love her or hate her, you have to admire Lilly’s work ethic. She may not have enjoyed her time on Shahs of Sunset, but she definitely cashed in on the exposure.
“Such an honor to wake up to a @Forbes article on me,” Lilly shared with her fans and followers on Instagram. “As a woman that has busted her ass to make it in the business world, it is a surreal moment for me. I love and thank you all for continuing to support me through my journey. Thank you @Forbes @sarahpboyd for the amazing feature.”