A thrill-seeking family devoted to chasing tornados swaps lives with a cautious family who always put safety first, on the Season Premiere of "Wife Swap," FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Each week from across the country, two very different families take part in a two-week-long challenge: The wives exchanges husbands, children and lives (but not bedrooms) to discover what it's like in another woman's shoes. It's a mind-blowing experiment that often ends up changing lives forever.
A weight-lifting mom who can bench-press 341 lbs. swaps families with a genteel mom who gives tea parties and strongly believes in etiquette.
A Cajun wife swaps lives with a ballet dancer.
A "supermom" who manages her children's every waking moment swaps lives with a free-spirited mom who would rather dance with her kids.
A wife who has sacrificed her own dreams to her husband's swaps with a woman with nine children who runs her house with an iron hand.
A family who spend 10 hours a day entering sweepstakes swap lives with a family of party animals.