ABC’S Shark Tank sees entrepreneurs pitch ideas for a business or product they wish to develop to a panel of wealthy, high-profile investors.
The show, which has been on air since 2009, has been entertaining audiences for over ten years.
The judging panel on Shark TankCredit: Instagram
Who hosts Shark Tank?
Although the judges are considered the hosts, Shark Tank is narrated by Phil Crowley.
Crowley is a voice actor who is most notable for his work with the Star Trek franchise.
Crowley was also the narrator for the TV series documentary The Nostradamus Effect in 2009 and for the series Rat Bastards in 2012.
Shark Tank airs on ABCCredit: ABC
Aside from Shark Tan, he has narrated several other TV series including I-Witness, E! True Hollywood Story, Dogfights, Homeland Security USA, and Ancient Discoveries
He has worked on Shark Tank since 2009.
Who are the judges?
The judging panel is made up of Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary.
Recurring guest sharks include Daniel Lubetzky, Blake Mycoskie, Alex Rodriguez and Kendra Scott.
Each shark has a background in business and venture capital. The panel has a net worth of over $5billion combined.
In January 2021, Kevin O’Leary claimed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Tax the Rich’ shirt” proves there’s a capitalist in every socialist screaming to get out”.
The Canadian businessman – otherwise known as “Mr Wonderful” – urged the US rep to call him, saying the pair “could make a fortune.”
He modeled the top the New York Democrat is selling via her website in a video posted to Twitter.
In his clip, which has been viewed more than 280,000 times, O’Leary urged the congresswoman to call him after calling her profit margin “spectacular”.
TV personality Kevin O’Leary attends the Build series to discuss Shark TankCredit: Getty – Contributor
“Now let’s talk about gross margins,” the 66-year-old said, “I paid $67.22 for this.
“I’m gonna guess she lands this basically for, I don’t know, six bucks?
“And five bucks for shipping. That’s 85% gross margin – That’s spectacular.
“Listen, you know what this proves? Inside of every socialist there’s a capitalist screaming to get out.
“AOC, call me. We can blow this thing up together. We could make a fortune.
“I only want seven per cent royalty. That’s being reasonable. Call me. Call me.”