Extreme Cheapskates

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Extreme Cheapskates
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 14
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Sharp Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel TLC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run October 16, 2012 (2012-10-16) – present
External links
Website
Production website

Extreme Cheapskates is an American reality television series that airs on TLC and premiered on October 16, 2012.[1][2] It documents the lives of those who take frugality to an extreme. TLC aired the series' pilot episode in December 2011, and ordered a six episode first season on February 23, 2012.[3][4] Season 2 premiered on October 30, 2013.[5]

Episodes[edit]

Pilot[edit]

No. Title Original air date Production code U.S. viewers
(million)
0 "Pilot" December 28, 2011 100-60 1.61[6]

Season 1 (2012)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code U.S. viewers
(million)
1 1 "Kate" October 16, 2012 101 1.28[7]
2 2 "Terence/Greg" October 16, 2012 102 1.23[7]
3 3 "Victoria" October 23, 2012 103 1.00[8]
4 4 "Abdul & Vickie" October 23, 2012 104 1.09[8]
5 5 "Jeff" October 30, 2012 105 0.93[9]
6 6 "Roy & Ben" October 30, 2012 106 0.98[9]

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
7 1 "Rick and Karissa/Torski" October 30, 2013 (2013-10-30) 1.33[10]
8 2 "Shelly" October 30, 2013 (2013-10-30) 1.59[10]
9 3 "Angel/Mark" November 6, 2013 (2013-11-06) 1.04[11]
10 4 "Melody/Martin" November 6, 2013 (2013-11-06) 1.14[11]
11 5 "Matt/Sarah" November 13, 2013 (2013-11-13) 1.24[12]
12 6 "The O'Briens" November 13, 2013 (2013-11-13) 1.48[12]
13 7 "Jordan/Michael" November 20, 2013 (2013-11-20) 1.14[13]
14 8 "Stephanie/Larry"[14] November 27, 2013 (2013-11-27) TBA

Reception[edit]

Allison Keene of The Hollywood Reporter said fans of Hoarders won't be disappointed by the show.[15] Melissa Camacho of Common Sense Media gave the show 2 out of 5 stars.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frugal Families Stretch a Dollar on TLC's "Extreme Cheapskates"". The Futon Critic. September 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (September 28, 2012). "Dumpster Diving For Dinner on TLC's 'Extreme Cheapskates'". TV by the Numbers (Press release). 
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (February 23, 2012). "TLC Orders 'Extreme Cheapskates' to Series". TV by the Numbers (Press release). 
  4. ^ Schneider, Michael (February 23, 2012). "TLC Orders Extreme Cheapskates to Series". TV Guide. 
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (October 7, 2013). "TLC's 'Extreme Cheapskates' Season Two Premiere Moved to October 30". TV by the Numbers. 
  6. ^ Yanan, Travis (December 31, 2011). "Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Shares Demo Honors for Discovery". The Futon Critic. 
  7. ^ a b "Tuesday Cable Ratings: 'Sons of Anarchy' & Presidential Debate Win Night, Baseball,'Tosh.0', 'Face Off', 'Covert Affairs' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved October 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Tuesday Cable Ratings: 'Sons of Anarchy' Wins Night, + 'Tosh.0', 'The Daily Show', 'Pretty Little Liars', 'Ink Master' & More". TV By the Numbers. October 24, 2012. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT, FX Top Charts with NBA, "Sons of Anarchy"". The Futon Critic. October 31, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (October 31, 2013). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'American Horror Story' Wins Night, 'South Park', 'Key & Peele', 'Ghost Hunters', 'Preachers of LA' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  11. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (November 7, 2013). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'American Horror Story' Tops Night + 'South Park', 'Key & Peele', NBA Basketball & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  12. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (November 14, 2013). "Wednesday Cable Ratings:'American Horror Story' Wins Night, 'South Park', 'Key & Peele','Extreme Cheapskates,' 'Paranormal Witness' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  13. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (November 21, 2013). "Wednesday Cable Ratings:'American Horror Story' Wins Night, 'South Park', 'Key & Peele','Extreme Cheapskates,' 'Paranormal Witness' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  14. ^ "EXTREME CHEAPSKATES on TLC". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Extreme Cheapskates: TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. October 15, 2012. Retrieved October 2, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Extreme Cheapskates". Common Sense Media. Retrieved October 2, 2013. 

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