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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.

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Two burned-out rockers lose $200,000 just two years into owning their bar; they have to face the music and grow up before their lights turn off for good.
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An owner relies on her attractive daughters and spaghetti wrestling events to lure customers inside, but mounting debt and a family feud threaten the future.
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The resistant owner of a dive bar refuses to give up on his punk music obsession to obtain greater financial success.
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Rowdy customers at a New York sports bar attack Taffer's crew when they discover they are being served cheap booze at premium prices.
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Taffer tries to corral an out-of-control staff and the owner's freeloading friends, and a violent physical fight threatens the bar's rescue potential.
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It's a race against the clock as Jon Taffer tries to rescue a failing bar with a crumbling floor.
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A son's excessive drinking at a family-owned bar results in bad management decisions that are draining profits and attracting some x-rated characters.
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Swanky Bubbles is a failing champagne bar in Philadelphia.
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In Oakland, Calif., NFL legend Marshawn Lynch calls for help to get his family in line at his bar, Rob Ben's.
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After losing her military-veteran father, an overworked woman needs her son to step up and fill the void left by her former right-hand man.
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Jon goes to Northern California to save The Grant Bar for a know-it-all owner who blames everybody but himself for the failures of his establishment.
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After being left by her husband, Tara, a newly single mom, hires a general manager not only to help her save a failing bar, but to fill the void in her personal life.
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Liv can't figure out exactly what her business is in order to survive in the highly competitive service town of Las Vegas.
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Rescuing The Sandbar; as an investor and owner battle over control of a sinking bar.
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Jon must save a bar that is soon closing down despite beautiful bikini-clad bartenders.
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One eccentric wine bar owner is too occupied being the life of the party to notice his business is withering on the vine.
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It's a race against the clock when Jon Taffer heads to Pahrump, where he must save the failing bar owned by a man who might lose his sight forever.
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Two classically trained chefs have a blue collar bar that seems beyond repair.
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Two scientists struggle with the correct formula to run a successful bar.
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Jon Taffer takes a dated sports bar in Burbank out of retirement.
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Taffer rescues a successful bar, and the beacon of a community, that was destroyed by flooding in Louisiana.

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