'Flip or Flop: Selling Summer' Premieres at No. 1

Selling Summer starts with a splash as the highest-rated show on cable.

As seen on Flip or Flop, Tarek and Christina El Mousa put the finishing touches on the outdoor dining area of this entirely renovated Torrance home.

Photo by: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

HGTV fans, THANK YOU SO MUCH for making Flip or Flop: Selling Summer  the highest-rated show on cable last Thursday! Plus, encores of the regular season of Flip or Flop and a premiere of House Hunters ranked in the Top 10 of highest-ranked shows on the same day. Amazing! Christina el Moussa showed her love and appreciation for the fans when she posted this message on Instagram.

Did you miss the amazing premiere? Check out the before and after photos, plus Tarek and Christina's top 5 California backyard makeovers

We can't wait to see what's next! While you wait for Thursday's edition of Selling Summer, kill some time coloring these swimming pools while you beat the heat.

Watch Flip or Flop: Selling Summer on Thursdays at 9p | 8c.

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