On tap for this week’s Renewed and Returning are new seasons of shows on HGTV, VH1, DIY Network, Nat Geo Wild and Spike TV.
HGTV’s Desert Flippers (pictured) returns for a new season, with real estate and house-flipping experts Eric and Lindsey Bennett back with more So-Cal home renovations. Premiering July 20 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, the 10-episode season follows the duo as they face hot weather and harsh landscapes in their quest to renovate dilapidated homes while raising a family.
DIY Network’s The Vanilla Ice Project is back July 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The 13-episode season will follow pop icon Vanilla Ice, a.k.a. Rob VanWinkle, as he launches his most colossal and lavish renovation to date — the transformation of a dilapidated 7,000-square-foot home into a contemporary oceanfront estate that features a rocket ship play space, an indoor hibachi grill room and a custom pool.
A fourth season of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood returns to VH1 July 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. R&B singer Keyshia Cole joins the cast alongside several newcomers and returning series veterans striving to claim their place as Hollywood’s elite.
Spike TV’s Bar Rescue returns for a fifth season with renowned bar and nightlife expert Jon Taffer giving failing establishments one last shot at success. From 3 Ball Entertainment, Bar Rescue premieres July 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
And finally, Nat Geo Wild’s The Incredible Dr. Pol. returns July 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Dr. Pol and his staff at Pol Veterinarian Services in rural Michigan continue to tackle animal medical cases, from pregnancy to performing life-saving surgeries.