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Dorinda Medley is returning to the Housewives franchise in an upcoming show that will bring together some familiar Bravo faces from over the years, DailyMail.com is exclusively reporting.
The 56-year-old Big Apple fan-favorite will lead the pack for Housewives Mash Up, which is slated to air on NBCUniversal's popular streaming network Peacock, production sources said.
The series will bring together former stars from New York, Atlanta, Beverly Hills and Orange County all under one roof.
'Viewers love Dorinda and we thought it would be great to have her star in a new show that brings her together with past favorites from other franchises,' a production source exclusively told DailyMail.com.
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'The show will see Taylor Armstrong, Jill Zarin, Vicki Gunvalson, Eva Marcille, Brandi Glanville and Phaedra Parks who will hang with Dorinda at a top secret location,' they added.
The transition back in front of the camera should be no issue for Dorobics creator Dorinda who has only been out of the Housewives universe for a single season.
She was let go after season 12 and isn't appearing in the current iteration of RHONY, replaced by Eboni Williams. Medley officially joined the show in 2015 for the show's seventh season.
'No doubt the drinks will flow and drama will ensue as the women spend a week together,' the production source said. 'Each one of these women is television gold and they are all Bravo fan favorites.'
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Taylor Armstrong and Brandi Glanville both hail from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and overlapped on the series officially for one season.
Armstrong, 50, was an original castmate and starred on the show for seasons 1-3. Brandi, 48, first appeared as a 'friend' of the Housewives in season 2 and was upgraded to full fledged cast member from seasons 3-5, returning as a 'guest' in several later seasons.
Phaedra Parks and Eva Marcille starred on Real Housewives of Atlanta but missed one another as co-stars by a season.
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Phaedra, 47, joined the franchise in season 3 and left after season 9 while Eva came on board in season 10 as a 'friend.'
The former America's Next Top Model winner was a full castmate from seasons 11 and 12, and a guest last season.
Jill Zarin and Dorinda filmed together frequently as the Zarin's Fabric owner appeared as a guest on RHONY during Medley's tenure.
Jill, 57, was an original star of the Manhattan based series and stayed through season four.
Housewives OG from the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, 59, will make her triumphant return to Bravo after starring in 13 seasons of the series which is now heading into its 16th.
Filming on the new Housewives Mash Up is set to begin next month.
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