LOS ANGELES (LALATE EXCLUSIVE) – The Real Housewives of Dallas debut season one salaries have been leaked. Real Housewives of Dallas (RHOD) has yet to be confirmed from cable channel Bravo. But a source today reveals to LALATE purported contract terms, number of episodes, salaries, and plans for the first season.
Real Housewives of Dallas will deliver ten episodes for its first season, LALATE can report. At least one purported housewife is said to have immediately hired a new management team after being picked by Bravo.
Cast members are purportedly going to be paid equal scale of eleven thousand dollars per episode. Contract signing for cast members was purportedly effectuated just recently and a cast photo was allegedly conducted by Bravo in the Dallas area last month.
Initially, Andy Cohen in June 2011 told news that Bravo had yet to find the right cast for RHOD. But LALATE’s source reports that the cast has been found, contracts have been signed, and a ten episode first season is green lighted.
Salaries numbers for RHOD are consistent with previous news reports. In 2010, one report claimed that RHOA veteran cast members were being paid $360,000 per year. In season four, Jill Zarin and Ramona Singer were reportedly paid $500,000 per season. The biggest salary earner, however, still is RHOA.
A recent report claimed that NeNe Leakes gets in salary plus reunion a staggering one million dollar per year check from Bravo. Kim Zolciak gets seven hundred fifty thousand dollars. Rounding out the cast are Kandi ($550,000), and Phaedra and Cynthia ($375,000).
With RHOD’s starting first year salaries ($110,000) in place, production is set to begin the Dallas area.