[08/10/12 - 11:08 PM] Development Update: Friday, August 10 Updates include: Nickelodeon to wrap "Victorious" after 60 episodes; OWN pulls "Super Saver Showdown," "Real Life: The Musical"; and NBC lands "Cleopatra" period drama.
DESCRIPTION: (from OWN's press release, July 2012) Hosted by DIY expert Kristan Cunningham ("Design on a Dime"), each episode of "Super Saver Showdown" features two obsessed bargain hunters competing to see whose coupon clipping, super saving and DIY skills are the best, while helping families throw stylish events on a budget. In round one, the two super savers, paired with a member of the family they're playing for, must shop for the food essentials for their parties with only $100 in just 20 minutes. The winner of round one takes home a week's worth of free groceries for themselves and their families. In round two, contestants share their savings tips and DIY tricks with the families as they race against the clock to plan and throw their parties with only an additional $100 in just 48 hours. In the end, host Kristan Cunningham judges the contestants on thesavings and style of their parties and the best super saver is awarded $10,000.