Shark Tank season 8←Shark Tank season 7
Air weekdate:Friday Cast:Kevin O'Leary, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Steve Tisch, Jeff Foxworthy, Kevin Harrington Genre:Reality Channel:ABC (US) Status:Continuing
Shark Tank season 8 episodes list:
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown touts the benefits of personalized shoe slides by an entrepreneur from Norwood, Massachusetts; a 16-year-old high school junior from Naperville, Illinois, pitches an app that can stop cyberbullying messages before the damage can be done; two men from Howell, New Jersey, designed an ingenious at-home beer dispenser that makes bottled and canned beer taste like draft; a woman from West Valley City, Utah, proposes gifting chicken soup. Also, an update on 2400 Expert, an SAT prep course in which Mark Cuban invested during season 7.
A man from Reno, Nevada pitches a line of heat-and-eat paleo meals; a father and son from Louisiana show off a high-tech device for catching fish; a mother from Seattle, Washington, has designed reusable magnet stickers for hanging art; and an entrepreneur from Miami, Florida sells the Sharks on how he can turn a suit jacket into a tuxedo with customized lapels. Also, an update on the motion-activated toilet-bowl light, IllumiBowl, that Kevin O'Leary invested in during season 7.
Cookie legend Wally Amos hopes his new brand of cookies duplicates his past success; two sisters from St. Cloud, Florida, share an emotional story while pitching their swimsuits for moms; two men from Broomfield, Colorado, drop their own cell phone into a toilet to prove their invention can save damaged tech devices; and a bidding war ensues among the Sharks with a married couple from Orlando, Florida, who stumbled upon the bright idea to put safety light clips on running shoes.
Two sisters from Memphis, Tennessee pitch body sprays and lotions for tween and teen girls; a third-generation chocolatier from St. Augustine, Florida has a family business that manufactures chocolate candy with a toy inside; a veteran food entrepreneur from Austin, Texas has a device that turns a stick of butter into spray; and two entrepreneurs from New York plug their invention that makes high heels more functional and comfortable. Also, an update on Natural Grip, the non-slip protective glove for workouts that Robert Herjavec invested in during season 6.
A stay-at-home mom pitches her stylish clothing line for little ones; an 18-year-old hopes the Sharks can help spread his delicious maple syrup products to tables across America; a woman has risked everything for her simple and smart multi-use kitchen accessory; and a young man created a new type of tag for dog lovers. Also, a profile on Kevin O'Leary reveals a lesser-known side of the Shark also known as "Mr. Wonderful."
A young man and his business partner from Carrollton, Texas, pitch an unusual twist to a common vegetable; two sisters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, get a Shark to proclaim that their barbeque sauce "could bring a tear to a glass eye;" two millennial entrepreneurs have a way to alleviate the hassle of luggage and packing; and a biochemist from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, can make the invisible visible with a device that ensures sun protection. Also, an update on the Grace & Lace accessory line, which Barbara Corcoran invested in during season 5.
A woman from West Haven, Utah, had to sell off 75% of her faux flower business in order to keep it alive; two men from Sausalito, California, pitch a way to test mercury levels in a single fish; a former corporate executive from Houston, Texas, has a platform to help people pursue their passions; and a millennial from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is looking to finance her fashion brand geared toward the social media generation. Also, an update on Wicked Good Cupcakes, which Kevin O'Leary invested in during season 4.
A Dallas, Texas, real-estate broker's pitch leads to a battle of billionaires about his business model for a way to make house hunting more convenient; a 10-year-old kidpreneur from Broomfield, Colorado, created a lemonade-stand business to help other kids start their own businesses; a mother from Allen, Texas, designs Made-in-America multi-functional covers for infant car seats; and a tenacious man from Austin, Texas, pitches the Sharks his Korean BBQ fusion restaurant food-truck business. Also, a follow-up on Rent Like a Champion, a weekend rental-home business, which Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca invested in during season 7.
A couple from San Francisco, California, pitch their subscription service for puppy products; a woman from Boston, Massachusetts, hopes to popularize algae as a nutritional health supplement in America; two buddies from Las Vegas, Nevada, design apparel for athletic builds; and an avid fisherman from Hudson, Wisconsin, wants a deal for his fishing line cutting tool. Also, a follow-up with Bantam Bagels, which Lori Greiner invested in during season 6.
When an entrepreneurial team from Santa Cruz, California, leaves the Tank to discuss an offer for their electric skateboard business, they get a surprise from the Sharks upon their return; an MIT grad from San Francisco, California, gave up a high-paying consultant job to focus on making human-quality pet food delivered fresh to your door; a duo from San Francisco, California, has a new generation of chewable coffee products made to optimize physical and mental function; and a former restaurateur and her husband designed a product that makes gourmet at-home cooking a breeze. Also, a follow-up on the mother-daughter team from the Denver, Colorado, and their Simply Fit Board, which Lori Greiner invested in during season 7.
An entrepreneurial single mom who works with Santa Claus to reply to children's letters, complete with the North Pole postmark; an 83-year-old Ironman triathlon competitor from Malibu, California, and his millennial-aged business partner from Sandy, Utah, who invented a more functional winter glove; and two men from Glendale Heights, Illinois, who aim to make gift-giving more personalized with their product. Also, a "Shark Profile" on billionaire Mark Cuban.
A couple from Homestead, Florida, had their young daughters in mind when they created a line of dolls that look like them: beautiful girls of color; a cat-loving couple from Portland, Oregon, hope the Sharks will paw their way into their innovative cat companion products, which includes a device to intimately groom your cat just like a mama cat; a husband and wife team from New York have a one-stop online shop for replacing men's outworn undergarments with affordable, high-quality new ones; and a former Navy SEAL from Austin, Texas, comes into the Tank hoping to walk out with a deal to take his patriotic coffee business nationwide. Also, a follow-up with Drain Strain, which Robert Herjavec invested in during season 6.
A single mom from Allen, Texas, believes her eco-friendly grease disposal method will be enough to cook up a deal; a 21-year-old from Ukraine and now living in Brooklyn, New York, makes the Sharks speechless with his epic display of block toys and his knowledge about the toy industry; a mother from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, zealously pitches her stylish nursing apparel for breastfeeding moms; and a yoga enthusiast from New York, New York, admits she has limited fashion or business experience, yet hopes the Sharks will want to invest in her modern take on legwarmers. Also, Daymond John is featured in a "Shark Profile" highlighting his road to entrepreneurial success.
Entrepreneurs from Somerville, Massachusetts, rent tiny houses in the woods where people can unplug, recharge and rebalance their lives; former Harvard University classmates now living in San Francisco hope the Sharks agree that snack chips made with cricket flour are the future of affordable and sustainable proteins; a concertgoer from Minneapolis, Minnesota could change the way people listen to music with earplugs designed to filter out damaging levels of sound while protecting one's ears; and an Austin, Texas couple created a modern version of a favorite childhood toy, but a deal might be in jeopardy when the Sharks learn that a majority of their revenue comes from a single source. Also, real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran is featured in a profile highlighting her inspiring entrepreneurial journey.
A professional body builder from Henderson, Nevada, demonstrates his incredible strength as well as a unique cooler that keeps multiple drinks separated inside one cold container; a mom from West Hartford, Connecticut, changes Kevin O'Leary's nickname to "Uncle Wonderful" and asks him to hold her toddler while she pitches her stylish version of baby mats; a Shark turns into a "bottom feeding catfish" to two surfers from Carlsbad, California, while considering their portable pressurized shower kit; and an entrepreneur from Hermosa Beach, California, needs a smart Shark to invest their smart money into his specialty folding smart-cart business. Also, a follow-up with the Tom & Chee grilled cheese sandwich business, which Barbara Corcoran and Mark Cuban invested in during season 4.
A firefighter and his wife hope the Sharks make a smoking hot deal for their durable bags made from gear that protects on the front lines of firefighting; a vibrating mat that can calm a crying baby in seconds was born from the experiences of a pediatric nurse from Boston, Massachusetts; a former Army intelligence officer and his business partner from Portsmouth, Ohio, have made it their mission to heal America's wounds with an ointment made from essential oils; and a Peace Corps volunteer from Peninsula, Ohio, was inspired by his time in the Amazon rain forest to produce a natural fruit snack made with acai. Also, a follow-up with R. Riveter, which provides jobs to military spouses that Mark Cuban invested in during season 7.
Two former Google employees from Boulder, Colorado, hope to spark the imaginations of future generations with a subscription service that teaches kids how to code; a woman from New York, New York, designed an app where children can use an animal plush toy to send and receive voice mails; a self-proclaimed serial plant killer from Denver, Colorado, takes the guesswork out of growing indoor plants with software that automates water, light and plant food; and two men from New York, New York, tell the Sharks they have changed a dynamic in the hotel industry with an app and website that allows customers to book a day room. Also, an update from InstaFire fire starter, which Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner invested in during season 7.
A former tech consultant-turned-chef and a former strategy and operations consultant from San Diego, California, who believe their tasty, artificial-free nutrients are the future of food supplements; a woman from Scranton, Pennsylvania, who comes from a family of entrepreneurs, needs a Shark to propel her training and educational courses for would-be drone pilots; two college friends now living in Brooklyn, New York, seek to help the animals that inspired their company with elephant-themed apparel; and three beach lovers from San Diego, California, introduce a stylish option to the standard beach towel, with proceeds helping to preserve marine life. Also, an update from Bombas, a sock company with a social mission which Daymond John invested in during season 6.
An entrepreneur from Santa Maria, California, shows the Sharks his product that takes the love of wine to the next level; an ophthalmologist and working mom from San Diego, California, impresses the Sharks with how she found time to create a special tool that helps women everywhere; two brothers from Agoura Hills, California, recycle old billboards that would otherwise go into landfills to make one-of-a-kind accessories, from wallets to surfboard covers; and the Sharks have high compliments for a man from San Francisco, California, and his revolutionary lozenges that can prevent overeating, master portion control and curb snacking. Also, in the fifth Shark profile, Robert Herjavec recalls how he arrived to North America from Eastern Europe with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia, and reveals what motivates him to succeed every day.
A former pet food company salesman from Denver, Colorado, has a unique addition to the beverage industry with a wine for cats; a soccer dad from Cincinnati, Ohio, shares his gut-wrenching story about how he designed a portable shelter that ensures you're covered wherever you go; an architect and environmentalist from Middlebury, Vermont, used his skills to design a maintenance-free and fun way to make anyone into a gardening guru; and an entrepreneurism teacher from Los Angeles, California, left academia to pursue her own business idea of a reinvented chopstick. Also, a follow-up with Sean Riley, Jeff Klimkowski & Ryan Meegan from Chicago, Illinois, and Dude Products, their manly, durable wipes that Mark Cuban invested in during season 7.
To show how their smartphone app can improve personal security, two entrepreneurs from Chicago, Illinois, bring a live guard llama into the Tank; two entrepreneurs from Irvine, California, deliver a safer take on the bicycle by innovating the brake system; a trio from Seattle, Washington, have an app that helps shoppers and diners earn free parking in exchange for their business; and business partners from Santa Clarita, California, hope to convince the Sharks to take a shot with their free photo-printing service. Also, a follow-up with former professional football player Al "Bubba" Baker from Avon, Ohio, and his de-boned rib steaks known as Bubba's Boneless Ribs, which Daymond John invested in during season 5.
Newlyweds and bodybuilders from Dallas, Texas, married strength with glamour and created a fitness apparel line that caters to the woman who loves building her booty; two friends from San Marcos, California, need the Sharks' help to grow their no-spill, portable and stem-less wine glass business; a Ph.D. scientist and big-wave surfer from Honolulu, Hawaii, invented a rescue signal for people that could make the difference between life and death; and two entrepreneurs from New Albany, Ohio, hope to bag some Sharks into a deal with their unique slash-proof and water-resistant backpacks. Also, a follow-up with Erik Hopperstad and Brian Brasch from Fargo, North Dakota, and their business, PRX Performance, which fits home gym equipment into small spaces, which Kevin O'Leary invested in during season 7.
Two entrepreneurs from Placentia, California, pitch their solution to embarrassing underarm sweat marks and stains; brothers and best friends from Walnut Creek, California, believe their belt buckle that doubles as a wallet is the most convenient way to carry your essentials; U.S. Army veterans from Chicago, Illinois, hope to empower farmers in a war-torn country by helping them cultivate and harvest saffron; and a former executive chef from Colorado Springs, Colorado, with an unlikely story, thinks his multi-purpose mixing bowl will become the next go-to kitchen gadget. Also, a follow-up with Robin "Wombi" Rose and John Wise from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and their 3D paper pop-up greeting cards, LovePop, that Kevin O'Leary invested in during season 7.
In the season finale, a husband and wife duo from Raleigh, North Carolina, surprise the Sharks when they bring a party atmosphere and a male model into the Tank to show how their franchised art studios work; two men from Melrose, Massachusetts, have a futuristic version of a notebook that sends writing wirelessly, allowing the handwriting to be erased using a microwave oven, a concept the Sharks find both “wacky” and “brilliant”; two entrepreneurs from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, hope to capitalize on the desire to attract a mate with hair-care products infused with pheromones; and a divorced mom from The Poconos, Pennsylvania, shares her philosophy of how she overcame obstacles and pursued her idea of how brides can bag up their wedding gowns so they can use the bathroom on their own. There will also be a recap of season 8’s “Shark Profiles” series.