Extreme Cheapskates

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Extreme Cheapskates
Extreme Cheapskates logo tlc.png
GenreReality
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes26
Production
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Sharp Entertainment
Release
Original networkTLC
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseOctober 16, 2012 (2012-10-16) –
November 19, 2014 (2014-11-19)
External links
Website
Production website

Extreme Cheapskates was an American reality television series that aired 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 (2011-12-28)100-601.61[6]

Season 1 (2012)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code U.S. viewers
(million)
11"Kate"October 16, 2012 (2012-10-16)1011.28[7]
22"Terence/Greg"October 16, 2012 (2012-10-16)1021.23[7]
33"Victoria"October 23, 2012 (2012-10-23)1031.00[8]
44"Abdul & Vickie"October 23, 2012 (2012-10-23)1041.09[8]
55"Jeff"October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)1050.93[9]
66"Roy & Ben"October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)1060.98[9]

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
71"Rick & Karissa/Torski"October 30, 2013 (2013-10-30)1.33[10]
82"Shelly (Shelly Watson, Ashley Watson)"October 30, 2013 (2013-10-30)1.59[10]
93"Angel/Mark"November 6, 2013 (2013-11-06)1.04[11]
104"Melody/Martin"November 6, 2013 (2013-11-06)1.14[11]
115"Matt/Sarah"November 13, 2013 (2013-11-13)1.24[12]
126"The O'Briens"November 13, 2013 (2013-11-13)1.48[12]
137"Jordan/Michael"November 20, 2013 (2013-11-20)1.14[13]
148"Stephanie/Larry"November 27, 2013 (2013-11-27)TBA

Season 3 (2014)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
151"Hats Off To You Fella"September 24, 2014 (2014-09-24)TBA
162"In Sickness and In Wealth (Karen, Barry)"October 1, 2014 (2014-10-01)TBA
173"All Wrapped Up"October 1, 2014 (2014-10-01)TBA
184"Home Is Where The Cart Is (Steffanie, RJ Andrews)"October 8, 2014 (2014-10-08).81[14]
195"Cheap Hair Day (Kelley, Pelin)"October 8, 2014 (2014-10-08)TBA
206"Father Knows Debt (Raul Pinto, Patricia Pinto, Kia Cambridge)"October 15, 2014 (2014-10-15)1.01[15]
217"Pool Rules: No Spending (Jeni Cox, Lisa DiMercurio)"October 15, 2014 (2014-10-15)1.27[15]
228"Nobody Pays Retail (Lydia Abate, Mason Roberts)"October 22, 2014 (2014-10-22).81[14]
239"The Grass Is Always Cheaper (Jamie Jay, Justin)"October 29, 2014 (2014-10-29).89[14]
2410"Feast or Famine (Goldy Locks, Ron Maestri)"November 5, 2014 (2014-11-05).86[14]
2511"Diving for Dollars (Anne Marie, Peter Anthony)"November 12, 2014 (2014-11-12)TBA
2612"Vacations"November 19, 2014 (2014-11-19).85[14]

Reception[edit]

Allison Keene of The Hollywood Reporter said fans of Hoarders won't be disappointed by the show.[16] Melissa Camacho of Common Sense Media gave the show 2 out of 5 stars.[17]

See also[edit]

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). Archived from the original on October 2, 2012.
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (February 23, 2012). "TLC Orders 'Extreme Cheapskates' to Series". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Archived from the original on November 4, 2013. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  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. Archived from the original on October 11, 2013.
  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. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. 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. Archived from the original on October 27, 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. Archived from the original on November 2, 2013.
  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. Archived from the original on November 10, 2013.
  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. Archived from the original on November 18, 2013.
  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. Archived from the original on November 18, 2013.
  14. ^ a b c d e L., Jane (September 16, 2016). "Extreme Cheapskates". TV Tango.
  15. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (October 16, 2014). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'American Horror Story' Wins Night, 'South Park', 'Teen Mom 2', Baseball, 'Impact Wrestling' & More". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on October 18, 2014.
  16. ^ "Extreme Cheapskates: TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. October 15, 2012. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  17. ^ "Extreme Cheapskates". Common Sense Media. Retrieved October 2, 2013.

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