The Real Housewives of New York (RHONY) Premiere Recap 04/02/20: Season 12 Episode 1 “Back In The NY Groove”

The Real Housewives of New York (RHONY) Premiere Recap 04/02/20: Season 12 Episode 1 "Back In The NY Groove"

Tonight on Bravo TV The Real Housewives of New York airs with an all-new Thursday, April 2, 2020, episode and we have your RHONY recap below.  On tonight’s Real Housewives of New York season 12 episode 1 premiere “Back In The NY Groove,” as per the Bravo synopsis, “The New York Ladies are back and moving forward. Sonja struggles with an empty nest after her daughter has left for college, while Luann celebrates the end of her probation. Ramona is on the prowl and looking for love, and at Dorinda’s end of summer party, Tinsley and Dorinda’s fractured relationship comes to a head. A new housewife, Leah McSweeney, joins the ladies to witness all the drama.”

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Sonya and Luann leave the courthouse. Luann is thrilled, her probation is finally over. They head to the park and drink coffee, talking about the past and Luann’s bad behavior. Luann shares that she had a lot of pain. They hug.

Tinsley heads to meet her friend Leah at the gym. They box with a trainer. This time is all about her and feeling better. She’s been traveling, has two new dogs and living life. She recently met Leah and the two have clicked. She loves that Leah has no filter.

John comes home to see Dorinda. Since she broke her rib, she has spent a lot of time with John. She has been relying on him more. They cook together. After they eat and talk about her and Luann’s relationship. They are both in better places.

Ramona heads out to meet two of her friends. Since moving to the Upper East Side, she has realized she is very alone and has no direction. She doesn’t want to be alone. She starts to cry. Her friends try to console her as she becomes more and more emotional.

Leah and her daughter head to a local bakery to grab something to eat. They talk about school and dating. Leah is scared. She tells Kiki all about when she was younger and her first kiss.

Ramona visits Sonya. Sonya tells her how she brought her daughter to college. She is supportive but she is dying. Ramona talks about visiting her. Sonya tells her no, she needs to give her space.

Dorinda is throwing an event. She heads to have her make-up done. She tells her stylist about Tinsley and how she knows nothing about her. Tinsley shuts down when she tries to get her to open up. She also wonders where she lives. Meanwhile, Tinsley wonders why Dorinda is so focused on her. She has to be missing something in her life.

The ladies arrive at Dorinda’s end of the summer get together for them. Leah comes with Tinsley. They arrive at the bar. Leah is going to take it easy. She got so drunk the other day she lost her Chanel bag and passport. After all the ladies mingle and drink, Dorinda tells the crowd she has a big surprise – Jovani.

Romana, Leah, and Luann sit and talk about their lives, past arrests, and boyfriends. Tinsley pulls Dorinda off to the side. She wants them to get together and chat. Dorinda wants to but she also tells her she wants her to be transparent.

Sonya flirts with one of Ramona’s young lovers. Leah is not impressed by him in the slightest. She is patronizing with him. Sonya tells her she is killing their conversion. Meanwhile, Dorinda and Tinsley are still fighting. Tinsley feels like she is being called a liar and she isn’t lying. They carry their fight to the other ladies who laugh and try to get them to relax. Luann wants nothing to do with it all. Dorinda starts to get really mean, telling Tinsley she has to lay on her back to get her things.