via 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 (tlc.com/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 http://tlc.com/videos/extreme-cheapskates-videos/.
EXTREME CHEAPSKATES is produced for TLC by Stephen David Entertainment.