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SHARK TANK
Air Date: Friday, January 24, 2014
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#518) "Episode 518"
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A BUDDING ENTREPRENEUR HOPES THE SHARKS SWALLOW HIS IDEA FOR A PILL TO USE IN PLACE OF FOOD, AND A WOMAN IMPRESSES A SHARK WITH HER CREATIVE WAY TO FUND HER BABY SHOE BUSINESS, ON ABC'S "SHARK TANK"

"Episode 518" - When Mark Cuban hears how a Mom from Provo, UT funded her idea to design stylish baby shoes, he proclaims that hers is the best story he's heard on how to start a business. Also, a man from Salt Lake City, UT hopes the Sharks will swallow his idea for a pill that anyone can take in a situation when food is not an option; two siblings from Prairie Village, KS hope they can zip up a deal with the Sharks with their children's swimwear line that keeps kids sun safe; and an accomplished entrepreneur from San Diego, CA has a simple way to stay fit with a custom deck of playing cards that makes exercise convenient and fun. In a follow up segment, Kim Nelson from Pauline, SC gives an update on her dessert company, Daisy Cakes, which Barbara invested in during Season Two, on "Shark Tank," FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

The Sharks in this episode of "Shark Tank" are Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary.

"Shark Tank" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with stereo sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.

For more information on "Shark Tank," visit ABC.com.

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SHARK TANK (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/9/09 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2014)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (29 episodes)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2013) The critically-acclaimed business-themed show, "Shark Tank," is back for a fifth season, with the Sharks continuing the search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The show received a nomination for a Producers Guild Award in 2013. In 2012 "Shark Tank" received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Program and a nomination for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Reality Series. The Sharks -- tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons -- will once again give budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come true and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires. They are: billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; "Queen of QVC" Lori Greiner; technology innovator Robert Herjavec; fashion and branding expert Daymond John; and venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary. Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill and Phil Gurin are the executive producers of "Shark Tank," which is based on the Japanese "Dragons' Den" format created by Nippon Television Network Corporation. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Barbara Corcoran as Shark
· Daymond John as Shark
· Kevin Harrington as Shark
· Kevin O'Leary as Shark
· Mark Cuban as Shark (Season 3- )
· Robert Herjavec as Shark
CREW INFORMATION:
· Clay Newbill as EP
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Phil Gurin as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Mark Burnett Productions
· Sony Pictures Television