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[12/06/17 - 07:06 AM]
New Houston Rockets Owner Tilman Fertitta Is Putting America's Small Businesses on the Map on CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer"
Season three of "Billion Dollar Buyer" premieres Wednesday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c with seven all-new one-hour episodes, including a special update on some of the businesses featured in the past two seasons.

[08/03/17 - 04:54 PM]
CNBC Announces Fall Lineup; Greenlights New Series and Returning Favorites; Expands Development Slate
"The Profit," "Adventure Capitalists" and "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" will be joined by newcomer "The Job Interview" this fall.

[10/31/16 - 06:45 AM]
Season Two of CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer" Premieres Tuesday, November 22 at 10PM ET
Billionaire Tilman Fertitta is back on the hunt for exciting new products and a purchase order from the hospitality mogul could change lives forever.

[03/10/16 - 11:29 AM]
Twelve Entrepreneurs Come Face-to-Face with CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer" Premiering Tuesday, March 22 at 10PM ET/PT
Billionaire hospitality mogul Tilman J. Fertitta can make small businesses big with just one life-changing order.

[01/12/16 - 06:34 AM]
CNBC in Primetime Breaks New Records in 2015
Building on that success and momentum, CNBC is expanding its programming slate adding two new original primetime series to the lineup: "Billion Dollar Buyer" and "Follow the Leader."







BILLION DOLLAR BUYER (CNBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/22/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (7 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its third season on 2/28/18; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNBC's press release, December 2017) CNBC today announced the twelve small businesses looking to strike a deal with Tilman Fertitta, Chairman, CEO, and sole shareholder of Landry's, Inc. - and now, the new owner of the Houston Rockets - on the new season of "Billion Dollar Buyer." From restaurants to hotels and casinos - and now sports arenas - Fertitta looks to small businesses to meet his customer's needs and one life-changing order for these entrepreneurs could mean the difference between success and failure. Season three of "Billion Dollar Buyer" premieres Wednesday, January 3 at 10pm ET/PT with seven all-new one-hour episodes, including a special update on some of the businesses featured in the past two seasons. Tilman revisits Liber & Co., Bravado Spice, Kismet and more and decides whether or not to increase the original order. In each episode, Fertitta will spend time with two small businesses, sample their goods, get to know their owners, and assess their compatibility with Landry's, Inc. He'll point out flaws in their product and operations, share his expertise, and push for improvements. In the end, he'll decide whether to place a transformative purchase order with one of the companies, both, or neither.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Tilman Fertitta as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Tibballs as EP
· Jim Ackerman as EP (CNBC)
· Luke Bauer as EP (CNBC)
· Robin Feinberg as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Endemol Shine North America