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[03/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
CNBC's "Follow the Leader" Uncovers the Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success Beginning Wednesday, April 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Business journalist and best-selling author Farnoosh Torabi is on a mission to find out what makes the most successful business people on the planet different from the rest of us.

[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."







FOLLOW THE LEADER (CNBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/6/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 5/11/16; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNBC's press release, March 2016) What makes the most successful business people on the planet different from the rest of us? Are they simply more driven, smarter, perhaps more ruthless or just blessed with charisma? Are they born with a hidden talent that makes them a force of nature? Or was it developed? Business journalist and best-selling author Farnoosh Torabi is on a mission to find out. In each 30 minute episode of FOLLOW THE LEADER, premiering Wednesday, April 6 at 10PM ET/PT, Torabi spends 48 hours embedded with a superstar entrepreneur to learn how these wildly successful business people operate. Torabi's mission is to dig deep and discover unique philosophies, methods and practices that earned them their status and their fortunes - and help viewers apply this knowledge to their own lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Farnoosh Torabi as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Marsh as EP
· Brad Bishop as EP
· Jay Blumenfield as EP
· Jim Ackerman as EP (CNBC)
· Marshall Eisen as EP (CNBC)
· Tom Forman as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Critical Content
· Jay and Tony Show. The