Vanderpump Rules Stars Reuniting for New Show The Valley

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Raise a glass because the Vanderpump Rules universe is growing.

Former SURvers Jax TaylorBrittany Cartwright and Kristen Doute are returning to reality TV for The Valley, a new spinoff of the Bravo series. Premiering this spring, the show will follow the trio as they navigate their business ventures and complex personal relationships while living in the famed Los Angeles suburb, the network announced Jan. 17. 

Joining them are Kristen’s boyfriend Luke Broderick, as well as former Miss USA Nia Sanchez and her husband Danny Booko; attorney Jason Caperna and his wife Janet Caperna; and luxury real estate couple Jesse Lally and Michelle Saniei Lally. Brittany’s BFF Zack Wickham and Bachelor Nation star Jasmine Goode will also be appearing on the series as friends of the cast. 

News of the spinoff comes three years after Jax and Brittany—who tied the knot in 2019—SURved up resignation letters and departed from VPR. “We are excited to take this time to focus on our growing family and share with you our new endeavors,” they said at the time, with Brittany adding in a statement that “our Vanderpump castmates will always remain close to our hearts.”

The couple went on to welcome son Cruz in 2021.

Kristen—who was ousted from the VPR cast in 2020—returned to the show last year, appearing as a guest to comfort Ariana Madix after their mutual ex Tom Sandoval‘s monthslong affair with costar Rachel “Raquel” Leviss was uncovered.

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“If anything,” Kristen told Ariana in the season 10 finale, “I’m sorry to you that you had to do me the favor of taking him away.”

She added, “Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, life is beautiful, so slay we must.” 

While you wait for The Valley, check everything to know about the upcoming season of Vanderpump Rules, premiering on Jan. 30.

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Lisa Vanderpump

As a mentor, ally and confidant to the group, Lisa Vanderpump is working to restore some peace between two feuding exes as she attempts to provide perspective. With the closing of West Hollywood mainstay PUMP, Lisa is refocusing her expertise on opening a new restaurant in Lake Tahoe and continuing her success with additional ventures in Las Vegas.  

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Ariana Madix

Ariana Madix’s life was turned upside down after a devastating breakup, but she’s determined to make the best of a difficult situation. Although she still shares a home with her ex, Ariana is moving on and dating a new long-distance boyfriend. While working to open the doors to her and Katie’s sandwich shop, Something About Her, Ariana is embracing the countless opportunities that have come her way – from a stint on Dancing with the Stars to a new cocktail book.

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Ally Lewber

Recently proclaimed #1 guy in the group, James Kennedy’s friendships within the circle are stronger than ever and his DJ career is booming. He bought a house in the Valley and is settling into suburban life with his girlfriend, Ally Lewber, along with their cat and a dog from James’ past.

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Katie Maloney

With more distance from her divorce, Katie Maloney is exploring life as a single woman and dating, even if her pursuits strike too close to home for her ex-husband, Tom. A previous indiscretion comes to light and threatens to upend her and Scheana’s renewed friendship as well as her cordial post-divorce relationship with Tom. With permit hold-ups and ongoing issues, Something About Her is a work in progress, and opening a restaurant is proving to be more challenging than anticipated.

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Tom Sandoval

In the aftermath of a scandal that changed his romantic relationships, dynamics within the group and the success of his businesses, Tom Sandoval is working on bettering himself. In a fragile state, he focuses on repairing the foundations of his friendships. When he isn’t on the road touring with his band, Tom Sandoval and the Most Extras, he and Ariana live under the same roof…locked in a stalemate for the house.

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Lala Kent

Lala Kent is still in the midst of a challenging custody battle, but being the best mom to Ocean remains her priority. Wanting to give her daughter a sibling, Lala explores fertility treatments and looks for a sperm donor as a single mother. She finds an unlikely connection with Tom Schwartz, forming a friendship that neither saw coming, but creating tension between her and the rest of the girls as her forgiveness for the Toms grows.

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Brock Davies

Celebrating their one-year wedding anniversary, Scheana Shay and husband Brock Davies are struggling to connect as they leave the honeymoon stage and settle into their life with a toddler. Scheana works on new music as a way to express herself and cope with her postpartum OCD. She finds herself straddling the lines in the sand within the group as she navigates her relationships with her longtime friends, and feuding exes, Ariana and Tom.

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James Kennedy

Recently proclaimed No. 1 guy in the group, James Kennedy’s friendships within the circle are stronger than ever and his DJ career is booming. He bought a house in the Valley and is settling into suburban life with his girlfriend, Ally Lewber, along with their cat and a dog from James’ past.

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Tom Schwartz

Tom Schwartz is mending a challenged friendship after taking the heat for his part in his best friend’s shocking deception. Embracing a new identity, Tom bleaches his hair, evades exclusivity with a friend-potentially-turned-girlfriend, and winds up in a surprising love triangle with a new flame and his ex-wife.

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Scheana Shay

Celebrating their one-year wedding anniversary, Scheana Shay and husband Brock Davies are struggling to connect as they leave the honeymoon stage and settle into their life with a toddler. Scheana works on new music as a way to express herself and cope with her postpartum OCD. She finds herself straddling the lines in the sand within the group as she navigates her relationships with her longtime friends, and feuding exes, Ariana and Tom.

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