The Real Housewives Franchise Goes Global from New Jersey to Israel

Real Housewives of New Jersey

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updated 06/06/2013 AT 9:00 AM ET

originally published 06/06/2013 AT 11:00 AM ET

Could it be that the Real Housewives franchise is America’s greatest most recent export?

After The Real Housewives of New Jersey premiered to a whopping 2.8 million viewers on Sunday, it’s easy to see why television networks across the globe would want to profile the rich, famous – and feuding.

As the hostility between Housewives Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga continues to play out in front of cameras, the series is finding legs far from New Jersey – specifically in places like Israel, Canada, Ireland and Brazil.

Take a peek at what’s happening on Housewives-inspired shows all over the world:

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