I did not see the first episode, so I can't compare it. I did enjoy this one, except when Princess Narcissus was speaking.
The shuffling of the teams was a nice touch. TH might be yesterday's news but he seems more rational about his choices than Donald Trump. I liked how he discussed the good and the bad aspects of what the team had done.
I don't like some of the contestants - some of them just don't seem to belong in a competition of choose a designer. Jeff in particular seems to be in the wrong show - maybe there should be a show to pick the most delusional contestant.