Business TV Shows Entrepreneurs Can Learn From

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Business TV Shows Entrepreneurs Can Learn From

If you have an entrepreneur or inventor mindset with the drive and passion to start your own venture then you’ll love watching business shows. With Reality TV becoming so popular, there have been many shows that have been produced with the prime intent to help entrepreneurs. If you don’t have a business, but you have a business idea then I highly recommend watching a few business shows to get an idea of how start-up businesses take their idea, product or service from concept to completion.

Shark Tank

The critically-acclaimed business-themed show, Shark Tank, has the Sharks continuing the search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The show received a nomination for a Producers Guild Award in 2013. In 2012 “Shark Tank” received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Program and a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Reality Series. The Sharks — tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons — will once again give budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come true and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires. They are: billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; “Queen of QVC” Lori Greiner; technology innovator Robert Herjavec; fashion and branding expert Daymond John; and venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary.

The critically-acclaimed business-themed show, Shark Tank, has the Sharks continuing the search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The show received a nomination for a Producers Guild Award in 2013. In 2012 “Shark Tank” received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Program and a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Reality Series. The Sharks — tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons — will once again give budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come true and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires. They are: billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; “Queen of QVC” Lori Greiner; technology innovator Robert Herjavec; fashion and branding expert Daymond John; and venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary.

The Profit

Tuesdays 10 p.m. EST on CNBC
Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World and known as “The Turnaround Artist”, has turned around 100 companies in the last ten years. In the show, Lemonis is willing to invest more than $2 million of his own money through the duration of the season into struggling businesses in exchange for a nice percentage of the business and profits. Per Lemonis, once he gets involved, business owners need to be prepared for changes to happen immediately. “Once you take my check, I’m in control, there’s no negotiating,” he says.

How I Made My Millions

CNBC’s “How I Made My Millions” goes behind the curtain to reveal how everyday people have taken ordinary ideas and turned them in extraordinary businesses. Companies that have surpassed that magic number of $1 million. Each of these entrepreneurs took a risk, believed in their dream and, thanks to a lot of hard work and a little luck, became millionaires. “How I Made My Millions” puts the American Dream on display and shows you that it’s alive and well if you have the heart, the desire and the know-how to make it big.

How It’s Made

How It’s Made shows viewers how many of the everyday objects we seldom stop to think about become the things they are. Viewers will be amazed to see the process of how many common items are manufactured in high-tech factories around the world. The show documentary shows how some common food items like bubblegum, industrial products such as engines, musical instruments such as guitars, and sporting goods such as snowboards) are manufactured.

Million Dollar Listing

Million Dollar Listing is an American reality TV show on Bravo that debuted on August 29, 2006.The series chronicles the professional and personal lives of four real estate agents based in Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and Malibu, California as they sell high-end properties. The series has three spin-offs, Million Dollar Listing New York, Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, Million Dollar Listing Miami, and Million Dollar Listing San Francisco.

Supermarket Superstar

Supermarket Superstar is an American reality competition cooking television series that debuted on July 22, 2013, on Lifetime. Each show three aspiring food entrepreneurs compete against each other for a chance to win $10,000 in cash as well as $100,000 worth of product development from DINE Marketing and Mattson. The season finale pits three previous winners against each other competing for a chance to have their products launched and marketed through The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) family of supermarkets.

Project Runway

The stakes on this popular reality show have never been higher. The five-time Emmy nominee show features sixteen designers facing off in weekly challenges to win the ultimate prize: a chance to show their designs at New York Fashion Week and prizes worth $500,000, including cash, a sewing studio, a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine, the chance to design a collection for Belk department stores, a 2014 Lexus, and more.

Restaurant Stakeout & Restaurant Impossible

In the Fourth Season and Food Network’s Restaurant Stakeout is still going strong. Using cameras in the kitchen and dining rooms, host and restaurateur Willie Degel opens owners’ eyes to problems within an establishment, including employee bad behavior and dangerous food practices and makes suggestions for improvement.

A similar show also on Food Network, Restaurant Impossible, now in its sixth season, follows Host and Chef Robert Irvine in his quest to turn around failing restaurants in two days with a budget of only $10,000. From changing the menu, to completely renovating the dining room to give the ailing establishments a new feel, Irvine tackles some of the toughest problems restaurant owners face in today’s tough economy.

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  • Kaedon

    Boy that really helps me the heck out.

    May 15, 2017 at 3:19 pm

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