Consumer 101

Hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, Consumer 101 gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product - the obscure, the fascinating, the everyday. Each week, audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items and glimpse unique career paths in the fields of science and technology. Consumer 101 is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, exploring the how, where, when and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.

Show Info

Network: United States NBC (2018 - now)
Schedule: Saturdays at 11:00 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Variety

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Previous Episode

Right Fit

Episode 1x08; Nov 24, 2018

Host Jack Rico helps Consumer Reports technicians turn up the heat on barbecues in the test lab to see how well they cook and how strong they are. Then, credit card ownership can be full of pitfalls so Jack learns some money saving strategies from an

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Right FitNov 24, 2018
1x07: Tread CarefullyNov 17, 2018
1x06: High NoonNov 10, 2018
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