Teresa Giudice Returning to RHONJ After Prison? “Bravo Wants Her Back”

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A source tells Us Weekly that Bravo wants Teresa Giudice to return for season seven of The Real Housewives of New Jersey; plus, Joe reveals he's in talks for a spinoff Larry Marano/WireImage for Pangea Lounge

Turns out, you can go home again. Teresa Giudice still has several months left on her current prison sentence, but she’ll likely have a place waiting for her on The Real Housewives of New Jersey when she gets out. Assuming she’s interested, of course.

As a source revealed in the April 13 issue of Us Weekly, “Bravo wants Teresa back” for season seven of the franchise. The insider also says the star’s sister-in-law Melissa Gorga will likely return, possibly alongside some newcomers.

Sources tell Us that producers are scouting fresh talent, including Traci Lynn Johnson, 28, wife of NFL great Tiki Barber; Lisa Valastro, 40, Cake Boss Buddy Valastro‘s longtime love; and Erica Levy, 40, who’s married to talk show host Geraldo Rivera.

In the meantime, the network may spotlight other members of the Giudice family. Joe — who will serve his prison sentence after Teresa is released — is in talks with Bravo to star in a reality series about his new life as a single dad to daughters Gia, 14, Gabriella, 10, Milania, 9, and Audriana, 5.

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“We met,” he told Us during a four-hour interview at his home in New Jersey. “Now it’s something for our attorneys to figure out.”

If they do, in fact, figure it out, things may move quickly. A source says production could begin as early as May.

Tell Us: Would you watch a show about Joe’s life with the girls?

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