Season five of ABC’s Shark Tank is looking for people interested in being a part of the show. The network’s just announced open casting calls for the upcoming season of the Emmy-nominated reality series.
The series will be conducting casting calls beginning on April 14, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. According to the network, the “first 500 entrepreneurs who show up in Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Philadelphia are guaranteed to be seen and will pitch the Shark Tank casting team with their products, services or ideas.”
Season 5 Casting Call Schedule
SUNDAY, APRIL 14th
THE FOX THEATRE
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Numbered Wristbands Distributed
12:00 p.m. — Interviews Begin
SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH
WFAA – VICTORY PARK
3030 Olive St.
Dallas, TX 75201
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. — Numbered Wristbands Distributed
10:00 a.m. — Interviews Begin
THURSDAY, MAY 9TH
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
1:00 p.m. – Interviews Begin
SATURDAY, MAY 11TH
2025 Washington Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
10:00 a.m. – Interviews Begin
FRIDAY, MAY 24th
BEVERLY GARLAND’S HOLIDAY INN
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
11:00 a.m. – Interviews Begin
For more details, check out ABC’s Shark Tank website.
Shark Tank Details:
The Sharks – tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons – will 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 entrepreneurs who dare to enter the Tank must try to convince the Sharks to part with their own hard-earned cash and give them the funding they desperately need to turn their dreams into million dollar realities. But the Sharks have a goal, too – to get a return on their investment and own a piece of the next big business idea. When the Sharks hear an idea worth sinking their teeth into, they’re more than ready to declare war and fight each other for a piece of it.
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