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Episode 1301 – Season 13 Premier

episode 1301All new Guest Shark Emma Grede joins Mark, Kevin, Lori and Barbara on the panel in episode 1301, the season 13 premier episode. Grede comes from the world of fashion and is the first woman of color to be on the panel. Interestingly, there are two fashion companies pitching in the Tank in this episode, one owned by a man of color and another by a woman of color. All four businesses appearing want a Shark’s cash and mentorship to help them grow their businesses. Which ones will make the cut?

Patrick Robinson seeks a Shark that will fit with Paskho, his eco friendly apparel line that seeks to manufacture in underserved American communities. Philomina Kane hopes the Sharks like KIN, her line of satin lined hoodies and hats designed to be gentle on your hairdo. High School art teacher and coach Lerin Lockwood pitches the Sharks on Lion Latch, an innovative way to store small jewelry while playing sports or gardening. Kristen and William Schumacher hope a Shark takes a slice of Uprising, their gluten free, two net carbs bread that’s shaped like a cube

There was no update segment noted in ABC’s press release for this episode. Usually, when a new Guest Shark appears for the first time, they air a background segment on them. Expect a segment on Guest Shark Emma Grede in lieu of an update segment.

The Sharks


There are 26  Shark Tank Episodes for Season 13. This season features the six original Sharks: Mark, Daymond Kevin, Lori, Barbara and Robert. Four new Guest Sharks will join the panel in season 13. They are: Kevin Hart, Actor, Investor and Entrepreneur; Emma Grede, CEO and Co-Founder of Good American and Founding Partner of SKIMS; Peter Jones, Dragon on BBC’s Dragon’s Den; and Nirav Tolia, Co-Founder of Nextdoor. Also Guest Shark Daniel Lubetzky returns. Casting is currently closed, but it never hurts to get a head start on season thirteen! If you would like to appear on the show, check out our Auditions and Casting information.

Episode 1301 – The Shark Investors and Entrepreneurs

The Shark Tank Episode 1301 entrepreneurs will make their best pitch to the panel of five Shark investors who will use their own money if they choose to invest. The Shark Investors negotiate on the spot without any previous information, which differs from typical negotiations between venture capital investors and entrepreneurial start-ups.

Companies pitching the Shark Investors must go through a rigorous due diligence process before an on-air deal is completed. Shark Tank Blog follow ups help you keep track of the companies that end up successful and the ones that don’t complete their deal.

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Episode 1301 Press Release

“Episode 1301” – In the season premiere, Emma Grede, the CEO of fashion juggernaut Good American and founding partner of SKIMS, makes history when she joins the Tank as the first Black female guest Shark! First into the tank is an entrepreneur from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who presents her functional apparel and accessories line with an emphasis in hair care and protection. A husband and wife from Cincinnati, Ohio, think they have the next heavenly combination of taste and health transformation when they pitch their healthy superfood-packed indulgence. A high school art teacher from Burnet, Texas, introduces the Sharks to her convenient and safe way to store jewelry when on the go, while a passionate and renowned fashion designer from New York City wants to transform the way clothes are manufactured in America on the season premiere of “Shark Tank,” airing FRIDAY, OCT. 8 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran and Guest Shark Emma Grede.