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New Shark Tank 2016

Shark Tank 2016 enters the New Year with two episodes in the first week. After several weeks of repeats, Shark Tank is back with a vengeance as the first episode, episode 713, airs on a special Tuesday time slot on January 5 at 9 PM on ABC. Episode 713 features a fashion accessory that keeps neck […]

Shark Tank Tuesday – June 17

Shark Tank Tuesday has been a big hit for CNBC and a big hit for the businesses that re-run on Tuesday nights. For many newer Shark Tank fans, Shark Tank Tuesday is the first opportunity to see the season 1 shows, most of which haven’t re-aired in several years. For the past few weeks, the […]

Swimming With Sharks Special – Lara Spencer

Pretty Lara Spencer, the lifestyle anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America, hosts a “behind the scenes special” Shark Tank on FRIDAY, MAY 2 (8-9pm, ET) followed by episode 526. The behind the scenes special, entitled “Swimming With Sharks,”  promises insights into the show not seen by most fans. The format is unknown, but Spencer is listed as […]

Shark Tank Thursday

There’s a special Shark Tank Thursday night show this week in addition to the regular Friday Show. ABC hints there will be more Shark Tank Thursday shows during sweeps month in May. In the past, ABC used Shark Tank reruns to plug-in scheduling gaps when a show got cancelled. Whenever they put it on, it […]

The Young Entrepreneurs Special

The Shark Tank Young Entrepreneurs Special premieres on Friday, March 14. ABC is putting four business “whiz kids” in front of Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary. Each business is run by a young entrepreneur, one is only 6 years old! The Young Entrepreneurs Special isn’t the first time we’ve seen […]

Olympics Hiatus for Shark Tank

With the 2014 Winter Olympics airing on rival network NBC from February 7 through 23, ABC decided to put Shark Tank re-runs on during that period. The Sochi Olympic opening ceremonies begin when Shark Tank would normally air on the 7th and that could be the show’s first ratings loss during the Friday night time […]

Shark Tank Tuesdays on CNBC

CNBC made a big deal out of airing Shark Tank on Tuesday nights. The popular show that owns Friday nights is in syndication now and CNBC hopes to give its own shows, like The Profit, a boost with the grand daddy of all business related reality shows as a lead in. This may be good […]

Holiday Shark Tank Re-Run

The day after Thanksgiving marks the “official” beginning of the Christmas Season, so ABC decided to give fans another look at season 4’s Holiday Shark Tank Special. Episode 409 originally aired on December 4, 2012 in a rare Tuesday night showing and had a holiday theme to it, thanks in large part to The Living […]

November 22 – Episode 511

Last week’s Shark Tank yielded no deals, but episode 511 airing on November 22, 2013 has the potential to have all four entrepreneurs leave the Tank with a deal. Let’s look at why November 22 could be a Shark Tank “Grand Slam.” November 22 is the last new, season five show before holiday shopping season […]

Mango Preserves

Mango preserves entrepreneurs Lakesha Brown-Renfro, Nzinga Teule-Hekima, and Tanecia Willis have a song and dance for the Sharks in episode 505 as the party planners turned jelly marketers present their product called Mango Mango. In the season five promo video, the three women are shown dancing into the tank singing “spread it, mix it , […]

Million Dollar Offer in Episode 505

Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary team up to make an entrepreneur a million dollar offer in Shark Tank episode 505. We’ve seen the Sharks make a million dollar offer before and we’ve seen all five Sharks team on a deal, but we’ve never seen all five Sharks team up […]

Shark Tank Season 4 Season Final: LugLess, ScrubDaddy & More

Highlights: Double dose of Shark Tank: Two exciting new episodes on May 17th to end Season 4 with a bang! Hero sisters pitching patriotic jewelry, scone wars, luggage battles & geeky gaming furniture Exclusive dating, gourmet grilled cheese, kid entrepreneur’s pet treats & a translation app for travelers Surprise comedy “pitch” from animated mad scientist […]

Verbalize It Translation App

Entrepreneurs and Wharton Business School graduates Ryan Frankel and Kunal Sarda introduce the Sharks to their translation app called Verbalize It in episode 424, the Shark Tank season 4 finale. Verbalize It is not just another algorithmic voice translation app, it actually provides international travelers access to live translators. Both partners have horror stories about not being […]

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Shops

Grilled cheese and tomato soup have been an American lunch-time staple for as long as I can remember; they go together like – well, grilled cheese and tomato soup! Entrepreneurs and cooks Trew Quackenbush and Corey Ward took the familiar favorite and turned it into a business called, appropriately, Tom and Chee. They’ll pitch their fledgling […]

Online Dating Site

One out of five people in a current, committed relationship today met through an online dating service. Entrepreneur Val Brennan hopes the Sharks will see the money to be made in the online dating world as she pitches her business called Three Day Rule in episode 424, the Shark Tank season 4 finale. The business […]

Home Made Dog Treats

11 year-old Ryan Kelly pitches his home made dog treats in Shark Tank episode 424. He started his business, called  Ryan’s Barkery, when the rescue dog he brought home turned up his nose at the store-bought treats Ryan tried to feed him. He set out to learn all he could about making yummy dog treats […]

Shark Tank Friday May 10

Friday May 10 has two Shark Tank episodes in store and it doesn’t look like Happy Endings will preempt the 8 PM re-run this week. Fans will have 2 hours of  “Sharkiness” for the next three weeks including a “double season finale” next week as the episode that got bumped for the Boston bombing coverage […]

Bike With no Training Wheels

Entrepreneur Mary Beth Lugo pitches a bike with no training wheels in Shark Tank episode 425. Lugo and her partner,  Elizabeth Wagner (who doesn’t appear on the show), are co-owners of KaZAM, a company that sells “balance bikes” to help train young children how to ride a bike. The bike with no training wheels doesn’t have […]

Burger Babes Food Truck

Baby’s Bad Ass Burgers entrepreneurs Erica Cohen and Lori Barbera pitch their burger babes food truck in Shark Tank episode 425. Erica and Lori are combining two key ingredients to assure their business is successful (with the male demographic anyway): good burgers and beautiful burger babes to serve them! They decided to brand the concept […]

Motorcycle Racing Movie

Track Days is a motorcycle racing movie that seeks funding in Shark Tank episode 425. It’s the pet project of stuntman James LaVitola, writer Cliff Dorfman, and producer Brian Pitt; they’re looking to raise $2 Million to get their motorcycle racing movie produced. They launched a Kickstarter campaign on April 22, 2013 and to date […]

Photobooth Rental Service

Pink Shutter Photobooths brings its photobooth rental service business to Shark Tank episode 425. Almost everyone has used a photo booth, the pre-Instagram solution to people who want to share silly pictures of themselves at an event. It’s fun to cram people into a photo booth and photobooth rental service businesses are a hot commodity […]

Shark Tank Friday May 3

Friday May 3, 2013 brings fans a Shark Tank double-header! The final three weeks of season four feature similar line-ups, too. On Friday May 3, a re-run of episode 408 airs at 8 PM eastern time and the all-new episode 421 airs at 9 PM. Episode 408 on Friday May 3 For those who missed […]

Coffee of the Month

Entrepreneurs Samantha Meis and Conor Riley pitch Misto Box, a coffee of the month club type business, in Shark Tank episode 421. The pair started the business in mid 2012 after a successful Kickstarter campaign that got the upstart coffee of the month business off the ground. Meis and Riley met at the University of […]

Vermont Wood Products

David Glickman, a former New York city business executive, brings his line of Vermont Wood Products to the Shark tank in episode 421. The business is called The Vermont Butcher Block and Board Company and they make cutting boards, utensils, bowls, and decorative items out of native Vermont wood like cherry, maple, and walnut. The […]

Frozen Gumbo

Single mom, former truck driver, restaurateur, and entrepreneur Carol Foster pitches her frozen gumbo, called Mee-Ma’s Louisiana Gumbo Brick, in Shark Tank episode 421. Carol’s been selling her frozen gumbo “bricks” online since 2007; she used to cook up fresh gumbo in her own restaurant until heavy rain caused the roof to collapse back in […]