The "Real Housewives" of Washington D.C. can go back to their day jobs. Bravo on Friday said there would be no second season of the series set in the U.S. capital -- marking the first time the cable channel has axed one of the series of the popular reality TV franchise.

"The Real Housewives of D.C." made its debut in August last year, giving a new political edge to a franchise better known for picturing rich women who measure their status by money and mansions rather than proximity to the corridors of power.

The show also featured the notorious White House gate-crasher Michaele Salahi