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Shark Tank

9 Ratings: 4.1
A television show

Budding entrepreneurs get the chance to bring their dreams to fruition in this reality show from Mark Burnett. They present their ideas to the sharks in the tank - five titans of industry, who made their own dreams a reality and their ideas into empires.The … see full wiki

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Could be better, but still entertaining

  • Jun 7, 2011
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This show is kind of cool, because you actually watch people get their businesses taken to the next level (or not) by rich, successful people in a somewhat entertaining way. Working for a startup, it's kind of crazy to think that you could make it on to a show, pitch an idea and in less than a five minute segment, you'll know whether or not you're going home with the tools to build and expand.

This show is a cool, Sunday afternoon type of show that you'll want to watch if you just want to rest up for Monday. It's not bad, not life changing. I think the soundtrack is a bit corny, and it takes away from the seriousness of the money involved. I also think that some of the businesses that they put on the show are jokes. There are so many people in America who are probably frustrated seeing some of the people they put on this show, and it's probably simply for the sake of entertainment. But every once in a while, there is a legit business, with a story of an entrepreneur that you can respect -- and after a couple of episodes, you know it when you see it, and you often find yourself rooting that they get the deal that they came for.

The panel (sharks) are kind of over the top, but I guess that's what makes it great television. This is obviously not close to what real negotiating looks like. But, hey -- it's still a cool show. I highly recommend to check out some of the episodes. I wouldn't say that this is a prime time Friday show, which is when it airs; spend your TGIF night doing something, or watch something better. Instead, just DVR/TIVO it for later.

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June 20, 2011
I concur.
 
June 18, 2011
Ooooh, this show sounds kinda cool :)
 
June 11, 2011
Great review Angelo! I agree- the judges are too much sometimes but, it is fun to see people's ideas come to fruition.
 
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