Extreme Cheapskates

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Extreme Cheapskates
Extreme Cheapskates logo tlc.png
Genre Reality
Written by unknown
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 26
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Sharp Entertainment
Release
Original network TLC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release October 16, 2012 (2012-10-16) – November 19, 2014 (2014-11-19)
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 (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"Matt Havard"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 and Karissa/Torski"October 30, 2013 (2013-10-30)1.33[10]
82"Shelly"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"Guide To Love"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, 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 (Ron S.)"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]

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. 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.
  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. ^ 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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