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Blue Collar Millionaires is an American television docu-series which airs on CNBC. The series follows different Americans with blue collar occupations who have become millionaires.[2] The eight part half-hour series was commissioned by CNBC in January 2015[3] and is produced by 495 Productions.[1]

Blue Collar Millionaires
GenreDocumentary
Docu-series
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes12
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Joel Zimmer
  • Pam LaLima
  • SallyAnn Salsano
Camera setupMultiple
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkCNBC
Original releaseJuly 15, 2015 (2015-07-15)[1] –
February 22, 2017 (2017-02-22)
External links
Website

BroadcastEdit

The series premiered in America on CNBC on July 15, 2015, with two episodes airing back-to-back. Two new episodes premiered for the following three weeks.[1] A second season debuted on January 4, 2017 consisting of 10 episodes airing across five weeks with Tim McGraw as narrator.[4]

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (2015)Edit

No. in
series
Title[5] Original air date U.S. viewers
1"Trash to Cash"July 15, 2015 (2015-07-15)N/A
A concrete pourer explains how he earned enough to live in a mountain mansion, a woman turns her fondness for horses into an empire and two best friends quit the corporate world to instead make money throwing out rubbish.
2"Just Killin' It"July 15, 2015 (2015-07-15)N/A
Find out how a man from Texas makes a killing cleaning up hazardous products, an exterminator who makes millions from squishing bugs and a couple's fortune from the tattoo industry.
3"Reap What You Sew"July 22, 2015 (2015-07-22)N/A
Find out how a farmhand began an auto empire, a couple made a fortune farming unusual animals and how a musician made a career in industrial curtains.
4"Smells Like Money"July 22, 2015 (2015-07-22)N/A
Follow how a man gets rich in the oil game, a taxidermist makes his fortune and an immigrant gets filthy rich in the waste disposal industry.
5"A Whole Can of Worms"July 29, 2015 (2015-07-29)363,000[6]
Discover how a technician from Florida became a leader, a couple from California made money from worms and a college dropout turns junk into treasure.
6"Through the Roof"July 29, 2015 (2015-07-29)N/A
Find out how a local roofer rose to the top, a landscaper grew his part-time job into an empire and an immigrant from India who owns a series of service stations.
7"Out of the Ashes"August 5, 2015 (2015-08-05)360,000[7]
Meet a LA mechanic who found business in an underground car culture, a father and son who started a flooring business inspired by wild fires and a manufacturing mogul from Detroit.
8"Money Grows on Trees"August 5, 2015 (2015-08-05)310,000[7]
We meet a man who went from driving a limo to being driven in one, an arborist who built a business and a roofer who got rich.

Season 2 (2017)Edit

No. in
series
Title[8] Original air date U.S. viewers
1"The Flooring Kings"January 4, 2017 (2017-01-04)473,000[9]
2"The Legend of Mickey Redwine"January 4, 2017 (2017-01-04)330,000[9]
3"Married with Gators"January 11, 2017 (2017-01-11)314,000[10]
4"Tow Fetish"January 11, 2017 (2017-01-11)248,000[10]
5"Seeing Green"January 18, 2017 (2017-01-18)268,000[11]
6"The Millionaire Chimney Sweep"January 25, 2017 (2017-01-25)242,000[12]
7"Soldier of Fortune"February 1, 2017 (2017-02-01)218,000[13]
8"The Mammoth Hunter"February 8, 2017 (2017-02-08)251,000[14]
9"I'll Never Tire of It"February 15, 2017 (2017-02-15)272,000[15]
10"Fake It Till You Make It"February 22, 2017 (2017-02-22)323,000[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "CNBC's New Series 'Blue Collar Millionaires' to Premiere Wednesday, July 15th". CNBC. 1 July 2015. Archived from the original on 31 July 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  2. ^ "CNBC Announces Three New Primetime Original Series Coming This Summer". The Futon Critic. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  3. ^ "CNBC Breaks Primetime Records in 2014 - Delivers Best Year Since 2001 in Primetime". The Futon Critic. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  4. ^ "CNBC's 'Blue Collar Millionaires' Season 2 Premieres January 4th". Reality Wanted. December 30, 2016. Retrieved January 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "Blue Collar Millionaires: Season 1 Episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  6. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.29.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  7. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.5.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  8. ^ "BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES (CNBC)". Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  9. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch. "UPDATED with Broadcast: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.4.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved January 13, 2017.
  10. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.11.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved January 13, 2017.
  11. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.18.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  12. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.25.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  13. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.1.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved February 3, 2017.
  14. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.8.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  15. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.15.2017". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved February 18, 2017.
  16. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.22.2017 (Broadcast Finals available Friday)". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved February 24, 2017.

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