Backyard Bar Wars

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season
  • 6.1  (161)

Backyard Bar Wars is a reality TV competition show that premiered on truTV in 2021. The show is hosted by Chris DiStefano and features two teams, each made up of two contestants, who compete against each other to build the ultimate backyard bar. The show is unique in that each episode takes place in the contestants' actual backyards, which are transformed into custom-built bar spaces over the course of three days. The contestants have access to a team of designers and craftsmen who help them create their designs, as well as a budget of $15,000.

The competition is divided into several rounds, starting with the initial design pitch. Each team has to come up with a concept for their backyard bar and present it to the judges, who then choose which team will be given the go-ahead to start building. The contestants then have to create a blueprint and a scale model of their design, after which they are given two days to build their bars.

During the building phase, the contestants face a number of challenges and setbacks, such as unexpected weather conditions, broken tools and supplies running out. The teams have to work together to troubleshoot and overcome these obstacles, all while trying to keep their designs on track and within budget.

Once the bars are complete, they are judged on a number of criteria, including creativity, functionality, entertainment value and construction quality. The judging panel consists of Chris DiStefano and brothers Anton and Anthony Downing, who are expert bar builders and designers.

Throughout the show, the contestants are given opportunities to interact with their neighbors and community members, who serve as their guests and judges. This adds a social element to the competition and highlights the way that building a backyard bar can bring people together.

Backyard Bar Wars is an entertaining and lighthearted show that combines elements of home renovation and competition reality TV. The contestants are relatable and likable, and their varying levels of DIY experience and design skills make for an interesting mix of approaches and ideas. The show's focus on the backyard bar as a gathering space also taps into the growing trend of outdoor living and entertainment.

Although the concept of the show may seem niche, anyone who has ever attempted a DIY project or dreamed of having their own backyard oasis will find something to enjoy in Backyard Bar Wars. The show's high production values and fast-paced editing keep things engaging, and the friendly banter between the hosts and judges adds humor and personality.

In conclusion, Backyard Bar Wars is a fun and engaging show that showcases the creativity, teamwork and ingenuity that goes into creating the perfect backyard bar. Whether you're a seasoned DIYer or just looking for some entertainment, this show is sure to delight and inspire.

Backyard Bar Wars is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on July 8, 2021.

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Seasons
Bar Côte d'Azur vs. Treehouse Tavern
10. Bar Côte d'Azur vs. Treehouse Tavern
September 2, 2021
It's bro versus bougie as a gym rat takes on a wine snob to claim the neighborhood's best hang and win "Backyard Bar Wars'" Season 1 finale.
Bondi Beach Bar vs. El Bar Cubano
9. Bondi Beach Bar vs. El Bar Cubano
September 2, 2021
The "Impractical Jokers" get in on the action as two friends - an Aussie and an American - break alliance and declare war to see whose backyard bar comes out victorious.
Cars & Rec vs Tokyo Lounge
8. Cars & Rec vs Tokyo Lounge
August 26, 2021
Will it be bro-mance or no-mance after these two BFF healthcare professionals go head-to-head in a clash over whose backyard bar will crown them king of the block.
Industrial Hipster Haven vs Bali Bungalow Bar
7. Industrial Hipster Haven vs Bali Bungalow Bar
August 19, 2021
It's Pledge Week for two forever frat boys, Brendan and Jake, who are hoping to get initiated into the Backyard Bar Wars brotherhood.
Moroccan Lounge vs. Caliente Cantina
6. Moroccan Lounge vs. Caliente Cantina
August 12, 2021
Two neighbors go head-to-head in the ultimate backyard build-off to see who can create the buzziest at-home bar on the block.
Medieval Good Times vs. The End Zone Sports Bar
5. Medieval Good Times vs. The End Zone Sports Bar
August 5, 2021
Two neighbors go head-to-head in the ultimate backyard build-off to see who can create the buzziest at-home bar on the block.
60s Dive-In Theater vs Classic Cali Chic Lounge
4. 60s Dive-In Theater vs Classic Cali Chic Lounge
July 29, 2021
Former roommates compete when one of them attempts to pack up and steal the Party House title from the other.
Tiki Paradise vs. Chicago Speakeasy
3. Tiki Paradise vs. Chicago Speakeasy
July 22, 2021
Two high school friends from Chicago build rival bars to see who can claim the "go-to" party house.
1970's Shaggin' Shack vs. Space Cantina
2. 1970's Shaggin' Shack vs. Space Cantina
July 15, 2021
A closet nerd and a karaoke queen build unique bars to battle for the title of Party Queen of the Valley.
Magician's Lair vs. Village Bunker Bar
1. Magician's Lair vs. Village Bunker Bar
July 8, 2021
Chris and the Downing Brothers descend on Van Nuys California where an amateur magician is looking to unseat the Party King of the Block. Watch with wonder to see if a Dave's Magician's Lair garage bar can defeat Raya's backyard spanning post-apocalyptic themed bar in this world-shattering competition.
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Where to Watch Backyard Bar Wars
Backyard Bar Wars is available for streaming on the truTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Backyard Bar Wars on demand at Max.
  • Premiere Date
    July 8, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (161)