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7 Questions With 'Shark Tank' Investors Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary

March 16th, 2012 11:15am EDT
Shark Tank
They don't bite...much. A few months after my visit to ABC's Shark Tank, investor 'Sharks' Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary came back to chat with me about the show's ongoing third season.

Tonight's episode (8 PM ET/PT) sees singer Ingrid Michaelson join one entrepreneur in pitching his music software to the high-powered Sharks - Daymond, Kevin, Barbara Corcoran, Robert Herjavec and Mark Cuban - in hopes of securing an investment.

Here's what Daymond and Kevin had to say about being Sharks.

Aside from the obvious, when you could be doing just about anything you want, what keeps Shark Tan...
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Swimming In ABC's 'Shark Tank'

January 20th, 2012 1:59pm EST
Shark Tank
ABC's Shark Tank opens tonight at 8 PM ET/PT - and before you step in, get the inside dish plus meet the newest Shark, Lori Greiner!

Now in its third season, Shark Tank brings hopeful entrepreneurs face-to-face with a panel of potential investors, or "sharks," that could make their business aspirations a reality...if they can be convinced. Sometimes, it's a chance for us to watch someone's dream come true. Other times, it's painful to see them crash and burn.

I recently visited the set of Shark Tank to check the waters out for myself, and here are a few things you might not know.

1. Th...
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Magic Johnson Joins The Race To Take Over The L.A. Dodgers

December 2nd, 2011 2:23pm EST
Magic Johnson
Newsman Larry King has a celebrity rival as he fights to take over baseball team the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a business consortium - sports legend Earvin 'Magic' Johnson is also in pursuit of the troubled team.

The basketball icon-turned-TV personality and entrepreneur announced his bid to buy the Dodgers in an interview with the Los Angeles Times on Friday.

Johnson is the face of a high-powered ownership group that would include Stan Kasten, the former president of the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, and Mark Walter, chief executive of financial services company Guggenhe...
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In The 'Shark Tank' With Mark Cuban (Part 1)

May 6th, 2011 5:00pm EDT
Shark Tank
You know him as the outspoken owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. Yet Mark Cuban, who's worth two and a half billion dollars thanks to his vast holdings in media and sports, is a lot more than the guy writing the checks for a sports franchise. His latest venture is ABC's Shark Tank, where he's one of two new panelists this season (the other being Jeff Foxworthy, with whom he alternates episodes) to hear product pitches from ordinary people with extraordinary ideas. As his last episode airs tonight at 8 PM ET/PT, Cuban took time out of a busy schedule to chat with me. Here's part one...
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Charlie Sheen Kisses Jimmy Kimmel, Gives Away Tiger Blood T-Shirts (Video)

March 22nd, 2011 9:43am EDT
Jimmy Kimmel Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen made a surprise appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, interrupting an interview with Mark Cuban. Sheen then proceeded to make out with Jimmy, sign a vinyl record of that night's musical guest, and throw out Tiger Blood t-shirts to the audience.

Jimmy also offered the services of his band for the talk show/tour Charlie is set to begin. The tour has been sold out at every stop, although the former Two and a Half Men star plans on adding more dates.

"I can't stay," he said, making the crowd respond with "aww." Sheen then demanded, "Silence! I have a show to writ...
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Charlie Sheen Drinks Tiger Blood, Wields Machete Atop Building (Video)

March 8th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen was all smiles yesterday despite just losing his job on Two and a Half Men. He was also full of Tiger Blood and wielding a machete.

Sheen was in LA for a merchandising meeting in a Live Nation building, and climbed up to the roof to address paparazzi. According to E! Online, a Live Nation executive suggested to Charlie that he do his best Che Guevara impression with a machete, and the results can be seen in the video below.

Charlie was also wielding a glass bottle of red liquid that had been clearly stamped "Tiger Blood." No doubt he plans to cash in on the phenomenon of ...
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LeBron James and Friends Screen His New Animated Series 'The LeBrons' At Siren Studios in Hollywood

February 24th, 2011 8:15pm EST
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NBA Superstar LeBron James, his company Spring Hill Productions and Believe Entertainment Group hosted a screening of “The LeBrons” at Siren Studios in Hollywood to preview the new animated series. “The LeBrons” will debut exclusively on the web and is designed to give kids positive messages through the main characters that represent LeBron’s four personalities: Kid, Wise, Business and Athlete. We hit the red carpet to talk to LeBron and his friends who came out in support of the new family entertainment show that is already getting amazing feedback.

Melissa Joan Hart- I am a huge basket...
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New Year's Resolutions The Stars Should Make

December 30th, 2008 9:08am EST
Amy Winehouse
Lose weight. Stop being late. Get a date. 'Tis the season to make New Year's resolutions. Surveys show that people around the world view the advent of a brand new year with hope, optimism and the intent to make personal and professional improvements.

Here's a look at the top 10 New Year's resolutions made each year and the celebrities who should commit now to making changes in 2009.

1. Spend More Time With Family and Friends

We love Brad and Angelina's devotion to their brood, so we venture this suggestion with all due respect: Spend time with the six crumb-snatchers you h...
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Mark Cuban Charged With Insider Trading

November 18th, 2008 6:00pm EST
Mark Cuban
Former Dancing With The Stars contestant Mark Cuban has been charged with insider trading; accused of avoiding over $750,000 in stock losses. Securities and Exchange Commission officials allege Cuban sold his entire six per cent ownership of website Mamma.com on June 28, 2004 - one day before shares of the company dropped by more than 10 per cent.

The internet billionaire, who also owns NBA basketball team the Dallas Mavericks, allegedly avoided the losses after learning the site was raising money through a private investment in a public entity - a transaction often followed by a drop ...
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'Dancing with the Stars' Fantasy Cast

February 6th, 2008 9:52am EST
Rosie ODonnell
Do you ever watch "Dancing with the Stars" and find yourself wondering who is more famous - the star or the dancer? For every 90's teen drama star we also get a handful of models and singers who aren't so much "stars" as they are "available marginally talented individuals."

I guess part of the fun is realizing that the musical guests are generally more famous than the actual cast. This is why I've decided to create a dream cast list for "Dancing with the Stars." I tried to include a mix of "talent" just as the real show does, along with one or two obscure choices:

Tyra Banks

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Celebrity Birthdays, July 31

July 31st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Dean Cain
Happy Birthday to Avenged Sevenfold singer Matthew Sanders (1981), actress Annie Parisse (1976), English actress Emilia Fox (1974), "Lois and Clark" star Dean Cain (1966), "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling> (1965), The Corrs singer Jim Corr (1964), "Blade" star Wesley Snipes (1962), Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban (1958), R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry (1958), pianist Hank Jones (1918), "BloodRayne" actress Geraldine Chaplin (1944), jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell (1931), and "Knots Landing" actor Don Murray (1929).
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 31

July 31st, 2006 3:00am EDT
Mark Cuban
Happy Birthday to Avenged Sevenfold singer Matthew Sanders (1981), actress Annie Parisse (1976), English actress Emilia Fox (1974), "Lois and Clark" star Dean Cain (1966), "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling (1965), The Corrs singer Jim Corr (1964), "Blade" star Wesley Snipes (1962), Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban (1958), R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry (1958), pianist Hank Jones (1918), "BloodRayne" actress Geraldine Chaplin (1944), jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell (1931), and "Knots Landing" actor Don Murray (1929).
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