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[02/23/16 - 06:32 AM]
Mark Burnett and TBS Line Up Celebrity Judges for Upcoming Series "America's Greatest Makers," Created in Partnership with Intel
Massimo Banzi, Mayim Bialik, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith are all on tap for the series, premiering Tuesday, April 5.

[08/18/15 - 10:31 AM]
Turner Broadcasting, Intel and Mark Burnett Join Forces On Massive, Innovation-Driven Content Partnership To Discover the Next Smart Connected Consumer Device
In 2016, the two companies will team up with Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Mark Burnett to launch a brand new TBS original series - "America's Greatest Makers" (working title).







AMERICA'S GREATEST MAKERS (TBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/5/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 5/24/16; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from TBS's press release, February 2016) Emmy(R)-winning producer Mark Burnett (Survivor, Shark Tank, The Voice) and TBS, a division of Turner, have brought together a panel of celebrity judges for this spring's exciting new tech competition series America's Greatest Makers, created in collaboration with Intel. The roster includes sports legends Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith; Emmy-nominated actress Mayim Bialik, who co-stars in the hit series The Big Bang Theory; and Massimo Banzi, maker and co-founder and CEO of Arduino, which makes popular development boards for inventors to create. America's Greatest Makers is set to premiere on TBS Tuesday, April 5, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). In a first of its kind competition show, America's Greatest Makers takes 24 teams of makers from across the country and puts them in head-to-head competition to invent game-changing technology for a chance to go home with $1 million. In the first two episodes, each of the teams must speed pitch their wearable or smart device idea to the judging panel consisting of Intel CEO Brian Krzanich; business and financial expert Carol Roth; comedian, serial entrepreneur and co-host of truTV's Hack My Life Kevin Pereira; and one of the celebrity guests.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brian Krzanich as Judge
· Carol Roth as Judge
· Kevin Pereira as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Mark Burnett as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MGM Television