Shark Tank Recap: High Risks, Overvalued Businesses End in Zero Deals (11/15/13)

Shark Tank can either make or break an entrepreneur and tonight, not a single hopeful managed to come out with a deal in the pocket. Here’s a recap of how Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner, Daymond John and Robert Herjavec chose to withhold their support from any of tonight’s proponents, with the exception of Jamie Siminoff who had the chance to decline “Mr. Wonderful’s” offer. Jamie Siminoff’s product is the Doorbot, a doorbell acting as a security device with its one-way video and two-way speakers; once connected to a mobile phone, a user can see and talk to the…

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Undercover Boss Recap: Gratitude & Brotherly Love Engulfs Dutch Bros. Coffee Owner (11/15/13)

Undercover Boss gets caffeine-high with brotherly love as it follows Dutch Bros. Coffee’s President and Co-Founder Travis Boersma. Dutch Bros. is the largest privately-held coffee drive-through company in America. The company is located in 7 states with 202 stores and 2,000 employees. Travis and his brother built the company from the ground-up, with momentum picking up after their first drive-through store. Travis’s brother passed away in 2009 but Travis is intent on keeping up his brothers’ plans for the company: keeping a laid-back, customer-centered culture while serving high-energy coffee. One thing that differentiates the company from others is its policy…

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The X Factor Recap: Low Votes, 3 Strikes Thwart Rachel Potter’s Bid (11/14/13)

The X Factor’s double-elimination results show pushed through tonight and the much anticipated Selena Gomez performance transcended all disappointments fans felt last week when the results show failed to materialize. Let’s start with the bad news: Sweet Suspense and Rachel Potter didn’t make the cut. Sweet Suspense’s fate came early, much to mentor Simon Cowell’s shock. Looking at the top 12, I’d have expected this girl group to have a captured market among the young viewers. If there’s one thing that badly hurt their standing, it would have to be either their rather robotic movements in their “Mickey” performance last…

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The X Factor Recap: Carlos Guevara’s Out; Khaya & Josh’s Rave Reviews on 80s Night (11/13/13)

The X Factor results from the top 13’s fast-play performances last Thursday was devoid of fancy. After announcing tonight’s 80s theme, Carlos Guevara immediately got the boot. Good thing this young man was more than gracious in accepting defeat this season. After walking off the stage, performances ensued. Two acts will be going home hopefully tomorrow, unless another screen glitch happens. Here’s how the performances came out and critiqued by Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio. Lillie McCloud had a single out back in 1986 (as Nicole McCloud)  but her career didn’t take off. However, Kelly believed…

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Survivor: Blood vs. Water Recap: Vytas, Tina on Redemption Island (11/13/13)

Survivor: Blood vs. Water‘s Vytas (left in photo) and Tina are voted off to Redemption Island. Katie and Monica win the Immunity Challenges. Katie won for being the last Castaway balancing coins on a stick. Monica (right) ate the most queasiest things, like a grub and worms. Monica voted for Vytas after he attacked her at the 1st Tribal Council. She had originally planned to vote for Tina. Last week,  Co-Owner of Morrett Construction, Laura Morrett, Survivor: Samoa, 43, of Salem, Ore., makes the merge. She kicked Candice Woodcock-Cody‘s husband/30-year-old Army Orthopedic Surgeon John, 30, & Rupert Boneham‘s wife/44-year-old Merchandiser Laura B‘s butts at Redemption, and out of the…

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