Lisa Vanderpump has an all new reality show set to premiere on the E! Network later this week and according to a new report, the former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star and current “Vanderpump Rules” cast mate didn’t exactly seek it out.
During an interview with Us Weekly magazine on March 15, Vanderpump said her latest project, “Overserved With Lisa Vanderpump,” which features the restaurant owner hosting dinner parties at her Beverly Hills home, actually fell into her lap amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Lisa Vanderpump Maintained Her Home Throughout Quarantine
“I felt that I wanted to really try to maintain the standard [at home] … so I was literally cooking, cleaning, washing, online shopping for food. I’m trying to do as much as I could to make it a pleasant experience,” Vanderpump recalled, noting that running her home was “a full-time job.”
Looking back on the coronavirus pandemic, Vanderpump said she felt as if everything had “changed overnight” until she met with E! producers and came up with a fun idea for a new reality show.
Lisa Vanderpump Pitched The Idea For A Cooking Show
“They said to me, ‘If we gave you a camera, what would you do?’ I said, ‘Well, I’ve been cooking up a storm with [my daughter] Pandora, making really beautiful things and really experimenting.’ And we love setting the table … and they said, ‘Let’s make a show about it,’” Vanderpump revealed.
Lisa Vanderpump’s New Show Followed Strict Rules To Prevent An Outbreak Of COVID-19
“People came to play,” Vanderpump teased, adding that she, her staff, and her guests, followed “very, very tight restrictions” by a “COVID officer” before filming each episode.
Vanderpump also said that when it came to her dinner parties, she and her family, including daughter Pandora, did everything herself.
“Everything was homegrown. … I wanted to make a show that was the most gorgeous show that you would stop, you would press the remote and go back, [like], ‘I want to see what that is again,’” Vanderpump gushed.
Some Of Lisa Vanderpump’s Guests Were Not ‘Overserved’
While the majority of Vanderpump’s guests let loose during filming at her estate, some stars played it safe.
“We did have sober people here as well,” Vanderpump confirmed. “It was really about having a good time and I think because people have been locked up so long [in the pandemic], they really enjoyed the whole experience.”
To see more of Vanderpump, don’t miss the season premiere of “Overserved With Lisa Vanderpump,” which airs this Thursday, March 18, at 9/8c on the E! Network.