5 reasons to watch season 5 of 'Flipping Out'

Jeff Lewis and Jenni Pulos reveal what we can expect from season 5 of the workplace dramedy 'Flipping Out'

Bravo's 'Flipping Out' gets a premiere date; CMT picks up 'Texas Women'

Welcome to your Monday (June 5) serving of Zap2it's TV Snacks. We've got some interesting new show pickups, plus some old friends (and foes) return to TV.Well, it's a good thing for CMT that Bravo has announced there won't be any more new "Real Housewives" series. CMT has swooped in and roped itself some "real housewives" with the new reality show, "Texas Women." It follows four women who work in the rodeo and country music scene by day and party by night. [EW]Fans of Bravo's "Flipping Out" can stop doing just that as the show finally has a return date. OCD house-flipper and designer, Jeff Lewis, and his nutty team return for a fifth season on Wednesday, July 6. [Bravo] VH1's reality show, "Famous Food," which unites some "infamous" reality stars, such as Heidi Montag ("The Hills"), Danielle Staub ("The Real Housewives of New Jersey") and Jake Pavelka ("The Bachelor") as they try to create a...

TLC taps 'Flipping Out's' Ryan Brown for new home design series

The network that blazed the trail for design shows on TV with "Trading Spaces" is returning to its roots. After numerous shows driven by little people, families with multiple children and personalities like Sarah Palin, TLC is moving back into the design business with the currently titled "Mad About the House" and a former member of Bravo's "Flipping Out," Ryan Brown, is the face of the network's new series."I'm so excited about it, because really TLC is where it's at," Brown tells Zap2it exclusively. "They're the ones who put decorating shows on the map with 'Trading Spaces.' So, I'm so thrilled and honored to be the first one out the gate with this. I know the TLC viewers are really going to love the program. It's great."The new series gives married couples $25,000 and three weeks to make over three rooms in their home and follows the couple as they try to see eye-to-eye on their...

Bravo Renews Top Chef, Bethenny and Five More

Bravo handed out renewals to seven original series Thursday, including Top Chef and The Rachel Zoe Project , The Millionaire Matchmaker . Bravo Media President Frances Berwick also announced new seasons of Flipping Out , Work of Art: The Next Great Artist and Bethenny Ever After (a continuation of Bethenny Getting Married? ) at the Television Critics Association's winter previews. Top Chef Masters has also been renewed for a third season, and the show will replace...

A 'Flipping Out' Lunchtime Topic: Collecting Employees' Pee (VIDEO)

The latest issue for Jeff Lewis on 'Flipping Out' (Tue., 9PM ET on BRAVO) involves urine. Coyotes have been killing pets near his property, and apparently pee will keep them away. And just any pee -- he divulges during a staff lunch. His solution? "You and I and Trace -- we start urinating into some sort of plastic container, and we pour that behind the garage," says Lewis. "And save me the money from buying the [animal urine]. The other stuff's illegal anyway -- and it's expensive." Design associate Trace quickly loses his appetite. But the topic continues, as the other staffers delve into the different kinds of plastic containers, and where best to do the deed and store it. Source & Video