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Flea Market Flip: Renewed for Season Two by HGTV

HGTV has announced they’ve renewed Flea Market Flip for season two. Hosted by Lara Spencer, the second season will have eight half-hour episodes and is expected to premiere in early 2013.

Here’s the official press release:

HGTV ANNOUNCES SECOND SEASON RENEWAL OF “FLEA MARKET FLIP” STARRING NETWORK NEWS CORRESPONDENT AND I BRAKE FOR YARD SALES AUTHOR LARA SPENCER

NEW YORK – Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 – On the heels of last Friday’s series premiere of Flea Market Flip, HGTV announces a second season renewal. Embracing the popular and growing flea market trend, each episode of Flea Market Flip, hosted by network news correspondent and I Brake For Yard Sales author Lara Spencer, pits two teams of avid flea market patrons against each other to compete for $5,000. Currently in production, the second season of HGTV’s Flea Market Flip includes eight half-hour episodes and is expected to premiere in early 2013.

“Flea Market Flip combines elements of competition, design, DIY and bargain hunting,” said Kathleen Finch, HGTV’s general manager. “And since our viewers enjoy the latest trends and the fall flea market season is upon us, it is the perfect time to renew the series. With Lara leading the charge, this friendly competition show is fun and highly entertaining.”

With only one-hour to shop and $500 to find, fix-up and flip projects, each team must dig through trash and turn them into treasures worthy of purchase. Before the teams can get started, Spencer, also an interior designer, assigns a flea market “flip list” of elements to be used throughout the competition, including “mix-and-match,” repurposing, upholstery and wild card projects. After searching, haggling and brainstorming on the fly, the crews head back to the flip warehouse to transform the drab and sometimes weird finds into top-notch designs they can sell for a profit. With only half the battle fought, the next challenge for the teams is to sell their pieces the following day. The designers-turned-salespeople must attract customers, negotiate and at times, put on a show, to move their items and walk away with bragging rights and a $5,000 cash prize.

Flea Market Flip currently airs on HGTV on Fridays at 9 p.m. ET. For more information on HGTV’s Flea Market Flip, visit HGTV.com. Viewers can also become fans of HGTV and interact with other home and design enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

About HGTV

America’s leading home and lifestyle brand HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com, the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME consumer products line, which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants and other home-oriented products, as well as HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.

What do you think? Do you like the Flea Market Flip TV series on HGTV? Will you be watching season two?

 

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Stella April 2, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Lara is great at bringing in her audience with inspiration. Love the show!

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Dawne March 24, 2013 at 11:02 am

Love this show! I want to be on it!

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Peggy March 22, 2013 at 9:41 pm

What a great inspirational show!

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Cindy Condon March 21, 2013 at 1:46 pm

I really enjoy watching the show, I would like to go to that flea market myself. Could you please email me the address of where the flea market is located. I love the ideas that I get from all the contestants make with their purchases.

Thank you
Cindy Condon

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Granma Fran March 12, 2013 at 7:33 pm

LOVE THE SHOW AND ALL THE GREAT IDEAS TO REPURPOSE.

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Teri March 3, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Love it!

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mel February 2, 2013 at 12:47 pm

love it !

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Val LeGault January 23, 2013 at 3:43 pm

Where do I go to find out how to be on the show?

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Kathy January 20, 2013 at 9:18 am

Love the show. I get so many great ideas from this…

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sandy January 2, 2013 at 3:04 pm

great show! when does it start up in 2013?

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Moon River Mid Century Modern October 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Yes looking forward to it and a long success

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sofia October 2, 2012 at 12:12 pm

yes yes yes yes!

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jane ambrose October 1, 2012 at 2:59 pm

It was am amazing show. First episode the sisters were great.

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