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About the Host

Lara Spencer

Well-known as the co-anchor for ABC's Good Morning America, Lara also has a passion for flea market finds and cleverly-designed spaces.
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About the Show

Flea Market Flip shows viewers how a little cash can go a long way with the right amount of creativity. Each week a plethora of amazing items will be showcased by our teams as they creatively use their eye for style and some elbow grease to turn these leftovers into a main course by the show's conclusion. Given only $500, our Flea Market Flip contestants will scour the booths and tents in search of items they can buy, fix and then flip for a higher sum. With each team battling it out to win all of the profits earned that day, the true winner will be the viewer at home, who will have a variety of exciting ideas to inspire them as they begin their next project around their own home!
Season 9, Episode 2

Drumming Up Some Flips

Married flippers Loretta and Jason are ready to get their hands dirty against skilled pickers Janice and her daughter Kellie. The competition heats up at the Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in upstate New York, where the teams each have $500 and just one hour to find three projects to transform from the Flip List: Sustainable Design, Mix and Mash and Unconventional Dining. The two teams march to the beat of their own drums in the workshop as they transform unique finds into functional pieces in just one day. The real test begins when they march down to New York's Long Island City Flea, where each team hopes to make as much money as they can to reap the biggest profit of $5,000.

Tuesday
Sep 10
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 9, Episode 3

Flipping From Drab to Fab

A duo of accomplished flippers face off against a team of stylish friends to see whose flip project is tops. The contestants compete in challenges including Durable Design, a Workspace Project and Drab to Fab. The teams crank out an assortment of next-level projects from flipping a trunk into a mobile workstation to turning an antique washbasin into an elegant hall tree. The projects are impressive, but which team will walk away with the prize?

Tuesday
Sep 10
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 10

Granny Chic

Designing duo Cris and Val face off against confident DIYers Matt and Niki. The game begins at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, where the teams have $500 and one hour to find treasures from the Flip List: Boho Modern, Sets and Pairs, and a Re-Imagine project. Next, they head to the workshop to fix up and transform their items. Cris and Val try to make 'Grandma Chic' all the rage, while Matt and Niki hope for smooth sailing. The teams then head to New York's Long Island City Flea to find their customers and hopefully collect the biggest profit.

Tuesday
Sep 10
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 9, Episode 12

Hollywood Regency Battle

A pair of sisters-in-law takes on a married flipping team to complete three next-level projects. The workshops are busy as the two teams work on assignments in Restoration Remix, Vivid Design and Hollywood Regency. The sisters-in-law bring out some stylish transformations that include a contemporary upgrade to a pair of armchairs and a golden age improvement on a set of end tables. Their opponents hit back with flashy pieces of their own including a glitz and glam folding table and a Hollywood Regency bar made from a wooden toolbox. The teams fight to make the most profit but only one will win the prize!

Tuesday
Sep 10
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 1

Straight Outta Boston

A pair of stylish ladies from Boston take on a team of competitive upcyclers for $5,000. The teams fight it out at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, and at New York's Long Island City Flea.

Tuesday
Sep 10
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 10, Episode 2

The 50/50 Flip

A duo of dating designers goes up against a creative couple in a furniture flip for $5,000. The feud kicks off at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, and winds down at New York's Long Island City Flea.

Tuesday
Sep 10
11am | 10c
Season 10, Episode 11

Flipping Family Feud

A dumpster-diving dad and his daughter compete against a nephew and aunt with a shared love of fixing up furniture. Armed with $500, the teams have one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Mix and Match, Sleek Storage and Country Charmer. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including a cabinet turned into a minibar and a drafting table turned into a kitchen island. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Tuesday
Sep 10
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 11

Trash-Talking Family Flip

Husband-and-wife pickers face off against her parents in a flea market family feud! The battle begins at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, where each team gets one hour and $500 to find items for projects that include Hollywood Regency, a Workspace project and a Wild Card. The teams then hit their workshops where they only have one day to transform their pieces. When the teams emerge, they present a variety of quality flips including a desk made from a sloped utility cart, a contemporary dresser and more. The team whose items connect best with customers at New York's Long Island City Flea will go home the winner with $5,000.

Saturday
Sep 21
7am | 6c
Season 11, Episode 12

A Flipping Sibling Rivalry

A pair of upcyclers takes on one's sister and her friend in a family battle at the flea market! The search for hidden design gems begins at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, where the teams have $500 and just one hour to shop for items that include Fab Fabrics, Chic Storage and Modern Moroccan. The teams then head to the workshop where they have just one day to emerge with their finished projects. Each team brings their best as they put up items that include an upcycled decorative metal grate coffee table, a bar cart made from an aquarium and a cabinet and a bookshelf with Moroccan flair. Each team hopes to flip their projects for big profit at New York's Long Island City Flea, but the team that earns the most money will go home with the $5,000 prize.

Saturday
Sep 21
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 11, Episode 13

Women Take On Their Men

A mother-and-daughter team takes on their significant others in a flipping battle for $5,000. Starting at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, each team will have one hour and $500 to find items from the Flip List including Polished Imperfection, Farmhouse Chic and a House Party Project. Both teams head to their workshops and emerge with items including a barrel turned into a bar, a table made from a fire extinguisher and a saw blade, an upcycled storage trunk and more. Ultimately, it all comes down to whichever team can make the most net profit from their projects at the Grand Bazaar NYC.

Saturday
Sep 21
8am | 7c
Season 11, Episode 14

Double Vision Flip

Two sets of twins face off against each other in a flipping competition worth $5,000. Both teams are given $500 and one hour to shop the well-stocked Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, for items from the Flip List that includes Create a Pair, Twisted Traditional and Metallics. After spending a day in their workshops, the teams emerge with items that include a storage piece created from metal spools, a bar made from a worktable and a decorative metal grate turned into a coffee table. The battle then heads to Grand Bazaar NYC where they team that profits the most from their projects will walk away with the prize.

Saturday
Sep 21
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 13, Episode 11

Funky Junkers vs. Team Love

Husband-and-wife flippers dubbed "Team Love" face off at the flea market against two friends who call themselves the "Funky Junkers." Each team gets $500 and one hour to shop for flip-list projects that include: 'Sleek and Simple,' 'Inspired By' and 'Modern Moroccan.' The teams have one day to transform their finds in the workshop before heading back to the flea market to make the biggest profit and win $5,000.

Saturday
Sep 21
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 12

This Flip is Electrified!

Two designing ladies take on a team of creative metalworkers for $5,000. Armed with $500, each team shops for three projects on their flip list that includes Heavy Rotation, Wabi-Sabi and Lara's Choice. Then they take their finds into the workshop to create pieces that include an old band saw base turned into a table with electrified wood. Back at the flea market with their creations, the team that makes the bigger profit takes home $5,000.

Saturday
Sep 21
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 9, Episode 1

Mama Knows Chairs

Fierce mother and son team, Angie and Dane, square off against competitive mother and daughter, Karen and Adar. The teams storm the aisles of the Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in upstate New York with $500 in their pockets and one hour to find items on the Flip List: Mod Makeover, Small Space Living and Wabi Sabi. The two teams show off their flipping skills in the workshop transforming everything from ironing boards into a one-of-a-kind bar to industrial sifters into end tables. The teams head to New York's Long Island City Flea to battle it out for customers, because whichever mother-child team rakes in the most cash takes home $5000.

Tuesday
Sep 24
8am | 7c
Season 9, Episode 5

Eclectico vs. Industrio

A pair of seasoned flippers dubbed "Team Eclectico" takes on a resourceful designing duo to see who can come up with the perfect flip. The teams take their flea market finds and hit their workshops to crank out a unique vignette -- three pieces that celebrate a specific and complimentary design style. The finished pieces, including four vintage muffin tins-turned coffee table and an industrial-style floor lamp made from a metal sieve and oil can, are brought to market to see whose project brings in the most profit.

Tuesday
Sep 24
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 9, Episode 6

An Egg-cellent Flip

An engaged couple with a passion for flipping takes on a pair of stylish soul mates to see who can flip their flea market finds for the most profit. The teams spend a day in their workshops cranking out assignments in Balanced Design, Twisted Traditional and an Entertainment Project. The finished products, including a unique floor lamp made from a standing birdcage and a pair of side tables made from wooden egg crates, are brought to market where the team with the highest return will walk away with the prize.

Tuesday
Sep 24
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 7

Fired Up Tiny Tornadoes

A pair of flipping firemen are ready to take down a fiery duo known as the "Tiny Tornadoes" in a competition to see whose flipping skills rake in the most profit. The teams must get creative with their flea market finds after receiving assignments in Contrast Design, Chic Storage and a Metallics Project. After a day of working, the teams emerge with fantastic products including a balcony bar made from a metal washtub and a chic shelving set made from a wooden ladder. The heat is on when they present their items at market but only one team will come out on top and take the prize.

Tuesday
Sep 24
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 9, Episode 8

Don't Mess with Texas

Two New Yorkers face off against a Texas duo in a contest to see who can attract more customers with their unique flips. The teams are tasked with projects in Mid-Century Design, Sets and Pairs, and Color Mode so they hit the workshop to see what they can do with their flea market finds. Will the New Yorkers take the win with their antique glass wine cask converted into a light fixture? Or will the team from Texas take home the prize with their one-of-a-kind bar made from vintage suitcases?

Tuesday
Sep 24
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 9

Lucky Flipping Pennies

Crafty couple Dana and Mike go up against a pair of fearless friends, Kristin and Michele, to complete three challenges from the Flip List. The teams duke it out at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, where they have $500 and one hour to shop for items, including a vintage lamp, a metal cart and a washboard. Then the teams head to their workshops to transform their finds and present their flips at New York's Long Island City Flea, where they hope their pieces will connect with buyers and bring in the cash.

Tuesday
Sep 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 9, Episode 11

Too Hot to Flip?

Married flippers Jon and Carol face off against flipping friends Bethany and David. Each team has $500 and just one hour to shop in the heat at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, for items on the Flip List: Reclaimed Modern, Mix and Mash, and Old to Bold. The teams head to the workshop to transform their pieces, including an old wine press and a vintage ironing board. Finally, it's anybody's game as the teams head to New York Long Island City Flea, where whoever makes the most profit will take home $5,000.

Tuesday
Sep 24
11am | 10c
Season 9, Episode 13

Nothing But Net Profit

Two college buddies are ready to throw down against a duo of fired-up best friends known as the Workshop Warriors to see who can create the most profitable flip. The teams take their flea market finds to the workshop inspired by their three assignments -- Geometric Design, Less is More and Rehab Design. The results of their hard work include an elegant console made from a vintage wooden toolbox and a mail sorter reimagined as a storage bench. The creations are stellar, but which team will make the most profit and go home with the prize?

Tuesday
Sep 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Rockers vs. Besties

Married rockers Nic and Carla turn it up to 11 when they take on bargain-hunting best buds Adam and Wade. The face-off begins as the teams race through the aisles of the Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. With $500 in their pockets, the teams have just one hour to find the projects on their Flip List: Radical Reimagine, Fabric Remix and Geometric Design. Next, it's off to the workshop where the teams have one day to transform their flea market finds into profitable pieces. Will they make enough profit at Long Island City Flea to win the $5,000?

Tuesday
Oct 1
8am | 7c
Season 6, Episode 2

Gypsies vs. Gents

Self-proclaimed design gypsies Ed and Terina plan to put their artistic skills to the test against DIY pros Gary and Jack. The teams have $500 to spend on the hunt through aisles of the Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. They have just one hour to find three projects from our Flip List: Polished Industrial, Ombre Design, and Boho Modern. Each team hopes their flips will sell for big bucks at Long Island City Flea, because whoever makes the most money goes home with $5,000.

Tuesday
Oct 1
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 3

The Vignette Flip

Confident Kendra and Erin plan to flip the script on Brooklyn artists Mikal and Nathan. The teams hit the ground running at the Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. Each team gets $500 and and just one hour to complete our vignette challenge: they must find and transform three items that will complement one room. The team whose vignette makes more profit at Long Island City Flea will take away $5,000.

Tuesday
Oct 1
9am | 8c
Season 6, Episode 4

Sky-High Flipping

Flight attendant flippers Isabell and Diahann take on fairy junk-mothers Stephany and Jane. The teams buckle up their seat belts and take off for the Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. Each team has $500 and only one hour to find three items from our Flip List: Compact Design, Modern Moroccan, and a Symmetrical Project. Next, it's time to fly into the workshop where the teams have just one day to transform their pieces. Each team hopes to get sky-high prices for their items, since the team with the biggest profit will fly away with $5,000.

Tuesday
Oct 1
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 6, Episode 5

Battle of the Boroughs

It's a battle of the boroughs when Manhattan ladies Tracey and Catherine get their nails out against Brooklyn builders Bryan and Hank. The teams throw down at the Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts, where they have just one hour and $500 to find three projects from our Flip List: Bachelor Pad, a Prototype Project, and Rehab Design. With projects in hand and ideas flowing, the teams head to the workshop where they have one day to transform their pieces. Both teams know that whoever makes the most profit will win this subway series and take home $5,000.

Tuesday
Oct 1
10am | 9c

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