Tabatha Coffey, the opinionated and tart-tongued viewer favorite from season one of "Shear Genius," takes over struggling salons across the country to whip both managers and staff into shape with her no-nonsense business style. She assesses each salon based on its customer service, cleanliness, professionalism and overall styling technique, setting high standards for the stylists she coaches.
Although not necessarily a household name nationwide, Kim Kimble is one of the biggest names in Hollywood when it comes to hair. The celebrity hairstylist comes up with the hairstyles worn by many on Hollywood's A-list, including Grammy-winning singers Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige and Shakira. Her clientele also includes the not-so-famous through her successful retail product line and the exclusive Hollywood salon that she runs, Kimble Hair Studio. Staffed by talented but high-strung stylists, the salon is at the crux of this reality series that documents the stylists' fierce rivalry and desire to be on top. Also featured in the series is Kim's mother, Jasmine, a hairstylist and salon owner herself who encouraged her daughter to follow in the family's hairdressing legacy after recognizing Kim's talent at an early age.
Caroline Manzo ("Real Housewives of New Jersey") has her own show about the chaos of three adult children living in her house. Despite being engaged, daughter Lauren has never left the Manzo household; sons Albie and Chris have returned home to save money for a new apartment, and Albie's girlfriend joins them; Lauren tries to expand her business; Chris gets into messes that are hard for Caroline to handle. Sister-in-law Jacqueline offers help, but caterer Albert focuses on more productive activities. As the series progresses, the Manzo children leave the house and head out on their own, leaving Caroline to wonder if she has succeeded in her role as the Manzo matriarch.
It's a story tailor-made for a reality-TV series: "E! News" anchor Giuliana DePandi and first "Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic met during an interview, were engaged in 2006 and married the next year. So, of course, Style, E!'s sister network, ordered a series featuring the celebrity couple. "Giuliana & Bill" features the couple as they're seen navigating their not-quite-ideal relationship with many phone calls and flights, as he runs businesses in Chicago and she works in Los Angeles. Although he eventually moves out west to be with his wife in the City of Angels.
Actors Tia and Tamera Mowry of the popular '90s sitcom "Sister, Sister" star in a reality series that documents their lives as they embark on new journeys and face their biggest challenges yet -- from pregnancies to weddings and how those events change their lives. At crossroads, they learn how to balance their careers with the pressures of their personal relationships and expanding responsibilities. But as the sisters' parenting and professional lives take them in different directions, the audience will see whether or not their relationship survives the challenges.
Bravo heads to the Garden State for this installment of the "Housewives" franchise, focusing on affluent Jersey girls who are more than just friends: The cast has changed through the seasons but the featured housewives through the years have included Caroline Manzo, a devoted wife and mother of three adult children; former Las Vegas cosmetologist Jacqueline Laurita, who is now a full-time housewife; and Teresa Giudice, a mother of four who runs her household without help from a nanny or personal assistant.
This reality series profiles a group of young people who work aboard yachts that measure well over 100 feet long. The crew members, known as yachties, live aboard the luxurious, privately owned vessels while making sure that their demanding clients' ever-changing needs are met. The yachties share a passion for a job that allows them to visit some of the world's most beautiful places. Each episode features a different group of passengers -- ranging from millionaires to hard-partying friends -- as they head out for a marine adventure. The crews live by the "work hard, play harder" motto that gives them access to exotic perks few people get to experience.
Lisa Vanderpump first gained fame as a cast member on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," but her full-time job is as co-owner and boss at West Hollywood, Calif., restaurant SUR, which stands for Sexy Unique Restaurant. Vanderpump balances her motherly instinct with her shrewd business sense to maintain control over the restaurant's wild group of employees who are working at the eatery while pursuing their dreams. Drama seems to be part of the job for the employees at SUR, who tend to date -- and, in most cases, subsequently break up with -- their fellow co-workers.