Down sized is a show premiering Saturday, November 6 on WE TV at 8/9c. It is about a family struggling in the current economy and with the help of the financial planner they try to work out of their current situation. WE TV is on channel 260 on DirecTV and 128 on DISH.
The Suze Orman Show is also on Saturday nights on CNBC at 8 & 11CT. CNBC is channel 355 on DirecTV, 208 on DISH and I think its channel 30 locally on Cableone. Suze just celebrated her 10th year of doing her show. In it she give financial advice about current situations, answers questions from viewers and also has a segment called Can I Afford it. About 5-6 viewers call in with something they want to buy and she looks at their income and expenses and tells them if she thinks they can afford to buy it.
Til Debt do Us Part is also on CNBC on Saturday nights after the Suze Orman Show. It is hosted by Gail Vaz-Oxlade, who helps couples in financial trouble work through their financial and relational difficulties. She looks at their income and expenses and looks for ways to cut expenses. She also has a weekly challenge for a total of 4 weeks to work on each area of their relationship. At the end if they have followed her advice and she feels like they are ready to make a change, she awards them with up to $5,000 to put towards their debt.