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Bar Rescue

"Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas"

Two classically trained chefs have a blue collar bar that seems beyond repair.  (Repeat)

Sun 5/3 5:00 PM  SPIKETV
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Reality, Interests

Jon Taffer

J.d. Roth (Executive Producer), Todd Nelson (Executive Producer)

11:00 PM
"Crayons & Anger Lines"  Taffer enforces tough love when a live music bar owner is more concerned with the spirit of wonderment than appealing to her trendy Chicago community.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
12:00 AM
"El Moronte!!"  Taffer attempts to deflate the ego of a passionate Puerto Rican bar owner who berates his staff and sons.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
01:00 AM
"Bug Bite"  A nightclub ends up liable for unruly teenagers when they resort to an 18-and-over night to get a crowd; an infestation of mosquitos and fruit flies.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
02:00 AM
"Scary Mary's"  The owner of a dying Texas bar crosses the line with one of Taffer's experts.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
03:00 AM
"Beach Bummer"  Jon Taffer is called to Redondo Beach to save Kilkenny's, an Irish pub on the decline.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
09:00 AM
"Bad to the Bone"  Jon Taffer helps a bar owner in Boston.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
10:00 AM
"Don't Mess With Taffer's Wife"  A Las Vegas bar owner tries to pick up Nicole Taffer, leaving Jon in a frenzy and tough predicament.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
11:00 AM
"Mandala Down"  Taffer butts heads with a self-proclaimed nightlife expert troubled by mounting debt and an inflated ego; showing him the error of his ways.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
12:00 PM
"Grow Some Meatballs!"  Disaster ignites in the kitchen trying to train an inexperienced staff; a brother and sister conflict with their explosive father.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
01:00 PM
"Swinging From the Rafters"  Taffer abandons ship until an outrageous lakeside bar owner can face the reality of managing his bar.  (Repeat) SPIKETV
Bar Rescue

Jon Taffer is the Gordon Ramsay of the bar and nightclub business. In each episode of this series, Taffer helps transform a struggling bar into a vibrant, profitable business, utilizing his expertise as a nightlife consultant who has started, flipped or owned more than 600 bars and clubs in his career. From the height of the bar stools and the science of the perfect pour to the effect the tempo of the music has on alcohol consumption, Taffer delves into every facet of the business, and he does it with a no-holds-barred style. He's assisted by his wife, Nicole -- who enters establishments under cover to help diagnose the problems -- along with a rotating cast of experts that include a celebrity chef, a Master of Whisky and a mixologist.

Current cast
Jon Taffer

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.