Trading Spaces third season debuts tonight with a “preview episode.”

Trading Spaces third season debuts tonight with a “preview episode.”
The new season of Trading Spaces begins tonight at 9 p.m. ET with the Maine: Joseph Drive episode. Next week, Berkeley: Prospect Street, an unaired episode from season two, will be shown. Two back-to-back new episodes will air the following Saturday. All the designers return this season, along with two new designers. After getting married, Hildi is now living in Paris, but will commute from France to do 15 episodes, reports. Laurie, who had her baby in early August, will return from maternity leave in October.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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