Princess (TV series)

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Princess
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
Production
Running time 60 minutes (including commercials)

30 minutes (including commercials) beginning Season 2
Broadcast
Original channel Slice

Princess (stylized as Prince$$) is a Canadian television series hosted by Gail Vaz-Oxlade that premiered in 2010. The program is similar in format to her earlier endeavor, Til Debt Do Us Part; however, rather than helping couples in financial trouble, Vaz-Oxlade assists women who are considered self-indulgent and spoiled.[1] Participants are given weekly challenges, some of which are to help bring the finances and debt under control, while others are meant to help correct the participant's attitude and make amends to their friends and relatives. At the end of six weeks, Vaz-Oxlade gives the participant a cheque for an amount up to $5,000, based upon Vaz-Oxlade's assessment of the participant's success in each of the challenges.

In the United States, the show airs on Saturday nights on cable news channel CNBC.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1:

Title Airdate Short Plot Summary
1 "Ashley" 2011·July·9 In the series premiere, money maven Gail Vaz-Oxlade meets a young woman who loves to spend her fiancé's money, and now he's in debt because of it.[2]
2 "Krista" 2011·Jul·16 A shopaholic who has separated from her husband three times over the course of their 14-year marriage because of her spending habits.[2]
3 "Lee" 2011·July·23 A single woman who treats herself to spa treatments and $800 shoes is more than $17,000 in debt.[2]
4 "Katie" 2011·July·30 A 23-year-old nanny who still lives at her parents' lavish home.[2]
5 "Nicola" 2011·Aug·6 A wannabe singer is out of work and out of money.[2]
6 "Kazia" 2011·Aug·13 A make-up artist who owes credit-card companies, relatives and her boyfriend more than $20,000 is given a wake-up call.[2]
7 "Neelam" 2011·Aug·20 A young woman who works in debt collections is in arrears herself.[2]
8 "Laura" 2011·Aug·27 An 18 year old with credit-card debt is counseled.[2]
9 "Tanya" 2011·Sep·3 A 24-year-old makeup artist owes thousands of dollars to family members and other creditors.[2]
10 "Cortney" 2011·Sep·10 An over-spender who takes advantage of her friends and family is counseled.[2]
11 "Nicole" 2011·Sep·17 A 25-year-old woman who has let her own financial problems affect her loved ones is the focus.[2]
12 "Julie" 2011·Sep·24 A 40-year-old shopaholic is some $20,000 in debt.[2]
13 "Jennifer" 2011·OCt·1 A 30-year-old shopaholic who's been without a home on more than one occasion is counseled.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarah Hampson (2010-01-30). "Gail Vaz-Oxlade: The accidental guru". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2010-06-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Prince$$". Retrieved 2011. 

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