What to Watch Tonight: Hot in Cleveland, True Life, and TLC's Extreme Cheapskates

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What to watch on Wednesday, December 28...

It's not the new year yet, so there's no need to worry about all those diet goals you're about to start working toward. Same goes for your resolution to watch only good things on TV in 2012. For the next few days at least, these things are still fair game:

ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9pm, TLC
Extreme Cheapskates
Are you so frugal that you create your own reusable toilet paper? If so, then you are very possibly being featured tonight on TLC's newest economy-relevant documentary special! (Also, I don't think we can be friends, sorry.) Subjects include not only aforementioned reusable toilet paper enthusiasts, but also professional panhandlers and other people who resort to creative measures in their penny-pinching pursuits.

ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 10pm, Showtime
Felipe Esparza: Don't Worry They're Not Going to Laugh at You
Everybody has watched every season of Last Comic Standing and is familiar with each and every one of its winners, right? Great! Then you will be pleased to know that the most recent winner of Last Comic Standing, Felipe Esparza, finally has his own stand-up special! This is that.

10pm, TV Land
Hot in Cleveland
Tonight the ladies decide to get proactive about finally landing themselves husbands by throwing a dinner party. But you guessed it, there are complications! These include: Roy's mother's hatred of Elka, Victoria's boyfriend who looks and behaves like Sean Hayes, and Melanie's boyfriend's disturbing resemblance to Winnie the Pooh, plus the disturbing omnipresence of detached laughter after every single utterance.

10pm, MTV
True Life
MTV's finest documentary series travels down to the Bayou to profile the wild Theriot family of southern Louisiana. This bunch of hooligans does everything in a classic, no-holds-barred style, including dating, fighting, partying, and ensuring decades of public humiliation by doing those things on national television.

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...
40 Funniest Fails 2, ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9 p.m., VH1
Sons of Guns, 9 p.m., Discovery
The Will: Family Secrets Revealed, 9 p.m., Investigation Discovery
Moonshiners, 10 p.m., Discovery
State of Play, 10 p.m., BBC America
The Devil You Know, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!
Toddlers & Tiaras, 10 p.m., TLC
The Exes, 10:30 p.m., TV Land

 

What are you watching tonight?

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