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Extreme Cheapskates: TLC Orders New Reality Series

Extreme Cheapskates TLC seriesFollowing the success of TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates reality special in late December, the cable channel has ordered an entire season of penny pinching profiles.

The eight episodes will start airing sometime this summer.

Here’s the TLC press release:


TLC today announced that is has ordered a new series, EXTREME CHEAPSKATES, continuing the network’s exploration of people who go to remarkable lengths to save money for themselves and their families. Eight half-hour episodes have been ordered, and is currently casting individuals who look for creative ways to cut costs by any means necessary. It is expected to air later this summer.

EXTREME CHEAPSKATES premiered as a one-hour special on December 28, and was watched by 1.6 million people, and became a top trending topic on Twitter. In the special, four individuals were profiled, each of whom stopped at nothing to spend nothing – including eating food destined for the trash and even reusing toilet wipes. Clips from the special can be found at

EXTREME CHEAPSKATES is produced for TLC by Stephen David Entertainment.

What do you think? Did you watch the special? Do you think they should make a series?

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Angie April 17, 2015 at 4:47 pm

I like this show its very helpful I wana see more shows haven’t seen them lately


Jessi March 2, 2015 at 1:07 pm

I watched it and found it very entertaining! Would love to see more episodes!


Jessi March 2, 2015 at 1:06 pm

I loved the show!


Jean May 14, 2014 at 9:56 pm

More freaking fake reality just what we need…..NOT!


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