The Emmy Award-Winning "Shark Tank" that Inspires a Nation to Dream Bigger Returns to ABC for Season Eight

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22 September 2016
Shark Tank
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"Shark Tank"
Season Premiere Friday, September 23 at 9 PM ET/PT on ABC

          In the season premiere, for the first time, the feeding frenzy will begin with six versus five sharks circling the tank. Pitches include a teenager who uses technology to solve a problem that technology created, and a surprise appearance from Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown.

          “Shark Tank,” the reality show that revolutionized entrepreneurship in America, is back for an eighth season with the Sharks continuing the search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer.

Shark Tank
Photo: Courtesy of ABC
          Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown stops by the Tank to tout the benefits of personalized shoe slides developed by an entrepreneur from Norwood, Massachusetts; a wise-beyond-her-years 16-year-old high school junior from Naperville, Illinois, impresses the Sharks with an app that can stop cyberbullying messages before the damage can be done; two men from Howell, New Jersey, designed an ingenious at-home beer dispenser that uses sound waves that makes bottled and canned beer taste just like draft; with inspiration from her terminally ill mother, a woman from West Valley City, Utah, realized that sending heartwarming chicken soup was the perfect gift and a needed business. Also, an update on Shaan Patel from Las Vegas, Nevada, and his SAT prep course, 2400 Expert, in which Mark Cuban invested in during season seven.

          The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran and Robert Herjavec.

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