Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy® Award-winning reality show that has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America, returns to ABC for its ninth season. The Sharks – tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons – continue their search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The Sharks will once again give people from all walks of life the chance to chase the American dream and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires.
All five sharks consider business propositions that include a ticket-free coat check system, a belt buckle that doubles as a beverage holder, and what two women say is the solution to bedbugs.
The sharks question the morality of an investment; prof surfer Lakey Peterson demonstrate how their exercise equipment works, and a man presents a personal style system.
Professional dancers Jonathan Roberts and Anna Trebunskaya demonstrate their posture correction device; entertainment reporter Robin Leach and a designer from Florida present stone-studded leather jewelry; a gluten-free cookie business.
An unemployed man and his wife pitch a party-favorite chicken dip; a professional football player's spring-loaded laundry hamper and a technophobe presents his wireless gadget.
A line of dresses made of pillowcases; a unique spatula; vitamin oral sprays; energy-boosting waffles.
Professional football player Brandon Jacobs hopes to help a woman find success with her protein-infused energy drink; a lobster roll food truck; eco-friendly cleaning products; colorful drink insulators; follow-up on a lip balm idea.
A modern-day slip business; a scrubbing tool; dog-friendly frozen yogurt; an electric unicycle; an update on the "Lollacup."
Animator Seth MacFarlane shows his support for a man who designed a new fly trap; multi-functional child cover; food storage container; follow-up on a manicure system.
A motorized vehicle suit; comedy writer Bruce Vilanch presents a computer instruction project; sugar-free candy chips; an update on a foldable guitar.
'An energy and nutritional supplement designed and tested by active members of the military; a new way to shop for bridal wear; a wine tasting cruise.'
A rent-a-live Christmas tree service, gluten-free fudge, a cell phone accessory and an indoor/outdoor play space.
Mark and Lori offer an entrepreneur $1 million; enclosed tabletop food screen; a beer and arcade game cabinet; peel-off face paint transfer; hair care products for children; update on Squirrel Nut Butter.
A capsule that keeps beverages hot for an extended period; a new way to clean stuffed toys; reinventing the ice cream experience.
Sandals for barefoot runners, a magnetic sound enhancer that doesn't need power and a website that creates personalized soundtracks for children.
A successful entrepreneur returns with a new business idea; hand-held cooler; environmentally friendly dry cleaning bag; chewing tobacco alternative.
Kevin O'Leary makes a $1 million offer; six young inventors aged 12 to 18 present their unsafe-driving detector; a mini-muffin that is a twist on s'mores; an online chat therapy business.
Unique eyewear made of sustainable wood; a camouflage clothing line for duck hunters; a premium denim line; high-end bedding for girls.
Fortified, sugar-free nut butters; an acupressure wrist band; an at-home tattoo removal device; an update on inventors who created surf-inspired fitness equipment.
A workout program that teaches people how to exercise in their heart rate zone; throwing dance parties for kids with a traveling disco van; a damage-proof cell phone case; an update on The Painted Pretzel.
Two entrepreneurs try to solve the "carmuter triangle"; an 18-year-old seeks an investment in her natural skincare line of sugar scrubs; shrink-wrap gift bags.
Gourmet meat business; a cooler with interior LED lighting; full-body spandex suit; an advance filter water bottle; follow up on a play and party space for kids from season four.
A fishing bobber made from a shotgun shell; homemade cupcakes in a jar; generating electricity through walking; a belt with no holes; a fitness-based dance program.
Frozen concentrated gumbo brick; a bird feeder that shocks squirrels; artisan coffee subscription business; wooden home and kitchen items; ECreamery update.
Teaching kids how to ride a bike that doesn't have pedals; a movie about motorcycle racing; a hot-pink food truck run by beautiful women; fun photo booths.
An app that provides international travelers with access to live translators; all-natural dog treats; a dating website designed to attract quality singles; gourmet grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches; Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz (``Phineas and Ferb').
Two women pitch their military-inspired jewelry line; traditional British scone; custom furniture; door-to-door luggage pickup service; update on the Scrub Daddy cleaning tool.