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CNBC’s New Series ‘Blue Collar Millionaires’ to Premiere Wednesday, July 15th

Series Celebrates Ordinary People Living the American Dream, Turning their Mud, Sweat, and Tears into Millions ─ and Reaping the Rewards

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — July 1, 2015 – From taxidermy, concrete pouring, and pest control to worms, waste management, and hazmat services, CNBC celebrates the men and women who've gotten rich by getting their hands dirty. "Blue Collar Millionaires," the newest addition to CNBC's primetime reality lineup, premieres on Wednesday, July 15th at 10PM ET/PT.

The eight half-hour episodes profile the big personalities who've built their fortunes on mud, sweat, and tears. These men and woman have made millions rolling up their sleeves…but at the end of the work day, they drive home to their palatial mansions and park their pick-up next to their collection of high-end sports cars. No doubt about it ─ these are not your typical millionaires. Learn how guts, grit, and a can-do mindset made them rich beyond their wildest dreams…and find out how they spend their hard-earned millions when they're off the clock and having fun.

"BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES" – PREMIERE EPISODE

Airing Wednesday, July 15th at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC

Blue Collar Millionaires 101 – Trash to Cash

A concrete pourer who's gone from sleeping in a shack to kicking back in a mountaintop mansion; a young woman who's turned her childhood love of horses into a seven-figure steed empire; and two best friends who threw away their cushy corporate gigs so they could throw away junk.

"BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES" – EPISODE 2

Airing Wednesday, July 15th at 10:30PM ET/PT on CNBC

Blue Collar Millionaires 102 – Just Killin' It

A Texas man who makes a killing cleaning up stuff that can kill you; an exterminator who squashes bugs... all the way to the bank; and a couple who've made a fortune glitzing up the grimy tattoo industry.

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To learn more about "Blue Collar Millionaires," visit: http://www.cnbcprime.com/blue-collar-millionaires/

"Blue Collar Millionaires" is produced by 495 Productions with Founder & President SallyAnn Salsano serving as executive producer, along with Joel Zimmer and Pam LaLima of 495 Productions. Jim Ackerman and Luke Bauer are the executive producers for CNBC.

Programming Note: "Blue Collar Millionaires" consists of eight half-hour episodes. Two new shows will premiere back-to-back on Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT for 4 consecutive weeks.

Wednesday, 7/15/2015

10:00 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #101 (P)

10:30 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #102 (P)

Wednesday, 7/22/2015

10:00 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #103 (P)

10:30 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #104 (P)

Wednesday, 7/29/2015

10:00 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #105 (P)

10:30 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #106 (P)

Wednesday, 8/05/2015

10:00 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #107 (P)

10:30 PM BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES #108 (P)

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