Monthly Archives: August 2016

‘Adventure Capitalists’ TV Show: Like ‘Shark Tank’ For Outdoor Inventors

‘Adventure Capitalists’ TV Show: Like ‘Shark Tank’ For Outdoor Inventors August 29, 2016, 11:22 am By: Adam Ruggiero A new business-reality TV show can turn upstart inventors into major outdoor-industry innovators with loads of venture capital (or deny their idea on the spot). Gear inventors and venture capitalists (who double as show hosts) congregate on the […]

How ‘Shark Tank’ is reshaping reality TV

By Andrea Morabito August 25, 2016 | 3:30am ABC’s “Shark Tank” doesn’t return until late September — but there’s no shortage of business-themed reality shows on TV. CNBC, which began airing “Shark Tank” repeats in 2014, has built an entire prime-time lineup of entrepreneur-type shows, including two new entries this week — “Adventure Capitalists” and LeBron James’ “Cleveland […]

Adventure Capitalists Is Shark Tank For Outdoor Enthusiasts

The wild success of the ABC hit Shark Tank has spawned numerous knock-off business reality shows. Each has a unique twist such focusing on niches like restaurants or interior design. A new four-episode, hour-long series debuting on CNBC Monday is pretty much what it would look like if Shark Tank and Survivor —  both Mark […]

3 Ball strikes Defy deal

Digital channels operator Defy Media is joining forces with US production company 3 Ball Entertainment to produce original content for YouTube. 3 Ball, known for its Bar Rescue and Extreme Weight Loss series, will develop content to be distributed across Defy’s YouTube channels. The first project is How It’s Destroyed, which will debut later this […]