or


[09/01/11 - 01:46 PM]
Sharpen Your Scissors! TLC Premieres Second Season of "Extreme Couponing"
A sneak preview will air Monday, September 12 as a build up to its official return on Wednesday, September 28.

[via press release from TLC]

SHARPEN YOUR SCISSORS! TLC PREMIERES SECOND SEASON OF "EXTREME COUPONING"

The series that kicked off a national savings spree returns for a second season when EXTREME COUPONING premieres on Wednesday, September 28 at 10/9c. Ringing up bigger savings and savvier strategies, the new season has 12 episodes showcasing 24 couponers who are turning trash into cash. The network will offer a sneak peek of the season with an all-new episode airing on September 12 at 10/9c, out of the series finale of KATE PLUS 8.

"EXTREME COUPONING reveals the visceral excitement of found money. Turning saving cash into a competitive sport, the series will continue to profile the creative shoppers who feed their families and communities without breaking their budgets," said Amy Winter, GM, TLC.

In the premiere episode at 10/9c, viewers will meet April, a super organized and disciplined mom of SEVEN teenagers in Pennsylvania, who puts her skills to work for the weekly Sunday meal she provides at her church - with a limited budget, she provides food for 200 parishioners every week. Then, in North Dakota, Carla takes to the grocery store with her best "frenemy" for a friendly competition to see who can get the biggest savings. Carla loves coupons so much, she added newspaper sales to her framing business, and now sells over 600 papers per week!

At 10:30/9:30c, a second episode will premiere, featuring Erin, who is couponing for her little sister's upcoming wedding in upstate New York. She has just $150 to buy enough food to feed all 280 wedding guests, and is also applying her savings skills to everything from decorations to her bridesmaid's dress. Then, in North Carolina, Shavon has a sentimental attachment to her coupon collection - it contains "vintage" no-expiration-date coupons that were left to her by her couponing mentor and idol, her grandmother. Her sister didn't inherit the couponing gene as strongly as Shavon, so she takes her shopping to teach her a lesson and help beef up her dwindling stockpile.

The first season of EXTREME COUPONING averaged 1.9 million viewers, and each week was a top 3 cable program on Wednesday nights with key female demos. Sharp Entertainment produces the series for TLC; executive producer is Matt Sharp, co-executive producer is Rebecca Bruno.





  [september 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· EXTREME COUPONING (TLC)





[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 02:37 PM]
Science Channel to Air "Droned" This Summer
The series will follow drone build teams and their clients while exploring the impact drones are having as viewers get a front row seat to a technology revolution.

[05/25/16 - 02:01 PM]
IFC Announces Series Development Deal with New York Magazine's Vulture
The project, titled "The Vulture Show," will deliver smart, irreverent and "slightly off" entertainment news, covering TV, movies, music, art, books, theater and celebrities with the outlet's signature, sharp perspective.

[05/25/16 - 01:31 PM]
Cable's #1 New Non-Fiction Series "60 Days In" Returns for an Explosive Second Season Thursday, August 18 at 9PM ET/PT on A&E
Plus: ABC News Chief Legal Analyst, Dan Abrams hosts "60 Days In: The Aftermath," a tell-all reunion special, with the season one participants premiering on Thursday, May 26.

[05/25/16 - 01:28 PM]
New Discovery Series "Homestead Rescue" - New Premiere Date and Clip
The newcomer will now launch Friday, June 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Investigation Discovery's June Programming Slate Delivers Healthy Dose of Drama with Four New Original Series
Television's home for true-crime content, ID brings compelling, real stories to the small screen, including premieres of four all-new series, and the return of three fan-favorites.

[05/25/16 - 11:25 AM]
CMT Celebrates Dierks Bentley's New Album, Black, with Special Takeover Weekend Beginning May 28
Look for "CMT Instant Jam: Dierks Bentley" on Saturday, May 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/25/16 - 11:11 AM]
Returning Original Starz Series "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" Move to Sundays in July
The former returns on July 17 followed by the latter on July 24.

[05/25/16 - 10:30 AM]
VH1's Sexy Hit Series "Dating Naked" Is Back - Season 3 Premieres Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Rocsi Diaz, this season once again features two main daters, David and Natalie, as they search for love on a tropical island paradise.

[05/25/16 - 10:22 AM]
Freeform's "Funday" Father's Day Weekend Programming Event Begins Saturday, June 18 and Continues Through Sunday, June 19
Now with the summer kicking into high gear, what better way to celebrate your beloved father than bonding over classic Disney movies in a weekend-long marathon?

[05/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
"The Americans" Picked Up for Final Two Seasons
A 13-episode fifth season will air in 2017, followed by a 10-episode sixth and final season in 2018.

[05/25/16 - 09:40 AM]
Brett Donahue to Play John F. Kennedy Jr. in Muse Entertainment's "The Kennedys-After Camelot"
As previously announced, the project stars Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, Alexander Siddig as Aristotle Onassis, Kristen Hager as Joan Kennedy.

[05/25/16 - 09:32 AM]
Food Network Heads Outdoors as Professional Grill Masters Face the Heat in "Chopped Grill Masters Napa"
The five-week event launches Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 09:08 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Host "The 50th Annual CMA Awards" Live From Nashville, Wednesday, November 2, on ABC
The return of the popular pair was announced during Paisley's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and via Underwood's social network.

[05/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Fifth Harmony and Cam Join for a Pop-Country Mash Up at the "CMT Music Awards" Airing Live on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: Vince Vaughn and Rob Riggle, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, country artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay and Kellie Pickler are on tap to present.