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Lara Spencer

Lara Spencer is co-host of Good Morning AmericaNew York Times bestselling author of I Brake for Yard Sales and Flea Market Fabulous and the creator, executive producer and host of Flea Market Flip. 

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About The Show

Flea markets are filled with hidden treasures, you just have to know where to look. In Flea Market Flip, two teams go head to head to see who can make the most money transforming unexpected diamonds in the rough into high dollar gems. Each team is given $500 along with a list of items they need to find and buy in one hour. Then they are given one day to transform and one day to sell their refurbished items. The team that makes the most net profit wins $5,000.
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.

Sunday
Aug 18
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 12, Episode 1

Go Bold or Go Home!

Design partners Denise and Tanya go up against married reimaginers Stephanie and Josh. The two teams have $500 and one hour to shop the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, for items on their Flip List that includes: Elegant Industrial, a Mixed Materials project and Smart Storage. The teams have just one day in the workshop to complete their transformations before returning to the flea market to sell their fixed-up finds for the biggest profit.

Sunday
Aug 18
10pm | 9c
Season 12, Episode 2

A Hair-Raising Flip

High school art teachers Denise and Katie take on married flippers Kelly and Stephen at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. They each have $500 and one hour to find items from their Flip List, which includes: Style Merge, Paint-Over Makeover and a Rustic Revival project. The teams have one day in the workshop to complete their projects before returning to the market to sell their fixed-up finds for the biggest profit.

Sunday
Aug 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

All in the Flipping Family

A father-daughter tandem of self-proclaimed dumpster divers battle against a mother-daughter flipping duo in a battle for flea market supremacy. The competition starts at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in Milford, CT, where each team has a budget of $500 and a time limit of one hour to find three projects on their flip list that includes Mint Condition, Balanced Electric and Vintage Hardware. The teams hit the workshop where they create unique items from a gossip bench made from a dresser to a vanity spruced up with old hardware. The teams then head to New York's Hell's Kitchen Flea Market where the team who makes the biggest profit will go home with the $5,000 profit.

Sunday
Aug 18
11pm | 10c
Season 12, Episode 4

Game, Flip, Match!

Engaged flippers Caitlyn and Kevin might be the perfect match, but do they have what it takes to beat interior designer friends Jill and Kate? Lara Spencer gives the teams their Flip List, which includes Color Mash-Up, Twisted Traditional and Design To Dine. In the workshop, Jill and Kate create a dining set out of a Leg-O-Matic table and chairs and add a colorful twist to a pair of bamboo side tables. Meanwhile, Caitlyn and Kevin use some wooden crates and industrial metal legs to form a kitchen island and create a console out of a card catalog. The team that makes the most net profit selling their flips at the flea market wins $5,000.

Sunday
Aug 18
11:30pm | 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.

Monday
Aug 19
12am | 11c
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.

Monday
Aug 19
12:30am | 11:30c
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.

Monday
Aug 19
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
Aug 19
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 12, Episode 1

Go Bold or Go Home!

Design partners Denise and Tanya go up against married reimaginers Stephanie and Josh. The two teams have $500 and one hour to shop the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, for items on their Flip List that includes: Elegant Industrial, a Mixed Materials project and Smart Storage. The teams have just one day in the workshop to complete their transformations before returning to the flea market to sell their fixed-up finds for the biggest profit.

Monday
Aug 19
2am | 1c
Season 12, Episode 2

A Hair-Raising Flip

High school art teachers Denise and Katie take on married flippers Kelly and Stephen at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. They each have $500 and one hour to find items from their Flip List, which includes: Style Merge, Paint-Over Makeover and a Rustic Revival project. The teams have one day in the workshop to complete their projects before returning to the market to sell their fixed-up finds for the biggest profit.

Monday
Aug 19
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

All in the Flipping Family

A father-daughter tandem of self-proclaimed dumpster divers battle against a mother-daughter flipping duo in a battle for flea market supremacy. The competition starts at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in Milford, CT, where each team has a budget of $500 and a time limit of one hour to find three projects on their flip list that includes Mint Condition, Balanced Electric and Vintage Hardware. The teams hit the workshop where they create unique items from a gossip bench made from a dresser to a vanity spruced up with old hardware. The teams then head to New York's Hell's Kitchen Flea Market where the team who makes the biggest profit will go home with the $5,000 profit.

Monday
Aug 19
3am | 2c
Season 12, Episode 4

Game, Flip, Match!

Engaged flippers Caitlyn and Kevin might be the perfect match, but do they have what it takes to beat interior designer friends Jill and Kate? Lara Spencer gives the teams their Flip List, which includes Color Mash-Up, Twisted Traditional and Design To Dine. In the workshop, Jill and Kate create a dining set out of a Leg-O-Matic table and chairs and add a colorful twist to a pair of bamboo side tables. Meanwhile, Caitlyn and Kevin use some wooden crates and industrial metal legs to form a kitchen island and create a console out of a card catalog. The team that makes the most net profit selling their flips at the flea market wins $5,000.

Monday
Aug 19
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Goth vs. Glamour

Goth lovebirds Clara and Micah spar with fashionistas Sophia and Geri. Sporting either 5 inch heels or their Victorian Goth look the teams are given a $500 budget and one hour to race down the aisles of the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. The teams are tackling 3 design projects that feature creating a lighting fixture, a coffee table and taking on a reimagine project. Things don't go as planned in the workshop and dreams of making big profits are at risk when one team member seems to be a no show. The team that makes the most net profit at the Antiques Garage in New York City walks away $5,000 richer. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market authority and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 6

Holy Cow Table!

Designers and friends Ingrid and Candace take on the creative husband-wife team of Ed and Lisa. Each team gets $500 to find, fix-up and flip items purchased at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. Given only one hour to hunted down and haggle for the projects on their Flip List: Good Bones, World Design and Mix & Match. Both teams then get to work transforming their finds in the hopes of making huge profits at NYC's Antiques Garage. One team embraces a whimsical cow print fabric which is a risky choice. Will it make them a whole lot of moo'la? We'll see! Hosted by Designer/Flea Market fanatic and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Flipping and Flirting

Two sets of roommates face off in this battle of the sexes challenge. Antique collectors Ron and Zach take on besties Vanessa and Lindsey. The cocky and confident guys think they've got it all over the girls and flirtatious antics ensue at New York's Stormville Airport Flea Market as the teams search for their Flip List projects: Retro Design, Light and Dark Project, and Create a Pair. One team is sure their vintage barbershop stand is their ace in the hole, but will they take a haircut at New York City's Antiques Garage? Hosted by Designer/Flea Market enthusiast and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

The Battle of the Green Chaise

Great friends Renita and Charmaine take on sweethearts John Paul and Ashleigh. Each team is given a $500 budget to find, fix-up and flip items purchased at New York's Stormville Airport Flea Market. Given only one hour to find their items, the teams must shop for design projects that feature elements of glass, dining and wild card. After discovering some hidden gems, including a coveted chaise lounge, the teams get to work transforming their finds in the hopes of raking in big profits at New York's Brooklyn Flea. The team that makes the most net profit goes home $5,000 richer. For one team, it's a big risk, the chaise lounge will either pay off big or fall flat. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market expert and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Mother-Daughter Showdown

The fur flies when our mother/daughter duos - Aphrodite and Bethany take on Kelly and Noelle. With $500 and only one hour to shop at the one and only Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, California, the teams must find items on their Flip List – Fabric Project, World Design and Reimagine. After drumming up some bargains both teams work side-by-side in the workshop to transform their finds. Next, it' time to sell, hopefully for big bucks, at the Hollywood's Melrose Trading Post. The ladies that make the biggest profit take home $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market devotee and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 10

Young Hipsters vs. Old School Design

Hip newlyweds Rachel and Blair take on besties Jyl and Michael. Each team gets $500 cash and one hour to shop at the world famous Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, California, that they'll fix-up and flip. After haggling for some hidden gems both teams hit the workshop to transform their pieces, in the hopes of raking in big profits at Hollywood's Melrose Trading Post. There, they'll battle for customers and the team that makes the biggest profit takes home $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market connoisseur and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Turn Up the Radio!

Neighbors Frank and Patrick take on stylish husband wife team of Marc and Tiffany. Each team has a $500 budget, and only one hour to shop at Southern California's Long Beach Antique Market. Their Flip List projects include Chic Storage, Mirror Project and Light & Dark Design. After hustling through the flea market, both teams must transform their pieces, which include a vintage console radio, in an effort to rake in the big bucks. The team with the biggest profit on their re-imagined pieces wins $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market devotee and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 12

The Balloon of Doom

Sassy best friends April and Jenn battle it out with married couple Mark and Veronica. Each team gets $500 and only one hour to shop at Southern California's Long Beach Antique Market for pieces to fix-up and flip. Their Flip List projects include: Lighting, Double-Duty and Inspirational Design. After landing some deals at the flea market, both teams get to work, in the hopes of bringing their big ideas to life. Things don't go entirely as planned for one team whose plans include some doilies and papier-mâché! Will their setback set them back when it comes time to sell? Hopefully not, because the team that makes the biggest profit wins $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market maven and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Battle of the Roomies

Two sets of roommates go head-to-head. Great friends Travis and Sydney take on the spunky duo of Gina and Lindsey. The fun starts when each team gets a $500 budget and only one hour to find pieces that need a little TLC at the grand daddy of west coast flea markets… The Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, California. The teams waste no time, searching the flea for their projects: Seating, Fixer-Upper and Mix & Match. Once the shopping's over, the teams get busy transforming their finds in the workshop, in the hopes of scoring big profits at Hollywood's Melrose Trading Post. The team that makes the most profit takes home $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market guru and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 14

No cement in this man cave!

It's a family style Flip, as brothers-in-law Marc and Henry go up against sisters Amanda and Whitney. With $500 in hand and an hour to shop at the world famous Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, California, the teams must find pieces that they'll fix-up and flip. The design projects on the Flip List feature: Good Bones, Elements of Glass, and Industrial Design. After haggling for some deals, which include ambitious plans for a some concrete and a metal table, both teams get to work transforming their finds. Finally it's time to Flip and hopefully bring in big bucks at Hollywood's Melrose Trading Post. Will the Just made concrete table dry in time for the sell day, or have they bitten off more than they can chew? Hosted by Designer/Flea Market enthusiast and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Rocker Dudes vs. Designing Moms

Rocker dudes, Dave and Ryan are throwing down against designing moms Charlotte and Jill in a battle for Total Flea Market Domination. The verbal jabs start flying between these two competitive teams while shopping at the Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts. Here, they'll have only one hour, and $500 to purchase 3 projects, including unexpected seating, creating a "funk-tional" piece, and a reimagine project. Next the teams head into the workshop, where the sparks continue to fly as they makeover their pieces in the hopes of raking in big profits at New York City's Antiques Garage. The team that comes out on top takes home $5000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market expert and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 2

Bustin' Up and Bustin' Out

Brooklyn buddies Anthony and Jack go up against cute and crafty lovebirds Cole and Kelly. Both teams get one hour and a $500 budget to race through the Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts to shop for design projects that feature chic storage, busted design, and a dining project. The teams then head into the workshop to bust out their pieces, while busting each other's chops. In the end, they'll take their reimagined finds to New York City's Antiques Garage, where the team that makes the biggest profit wins $5000. Hosted by Designer and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Friday
Aug 23
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Mother-Daughter Showdown

The fur flies when our mother/daughter duos - Aphrodite and Bethany take on Kelly and Noelle. With $500 and only one hour to shop at the one and only Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, California, the teams must find items on their Flip List – Fabric Project, World Design and Reimagine. After drumming up some bargains both teams work side-by-side in the workshop to transform their finds. Next, it' time to sell, hopefully for big bucks, at the Hollywood's Melrose Trading Post. The ladies that make the biggest profit take home $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market devotee and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Saturday
Aug 24
12am | 11c

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