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Shark Tank Emmy?:A Nomination for “Outstanding Reality Program”

By   /   July 19, 2012  /   6 Comments

As announced early this morning on the West Coast, ABC’s breakout hit Shark Tank has been nominated for its first Emmy award, in the Outstanding Reality Program category. This is the first Shark Tank Emmy nomination, and undoubtedly not the last.

“Antiques Roadshow” (PBS) “Jamie Oliver’s Food” (ABC) “MythBusters” (Discovery Channel) “Shark Tank” (ABC) “Undercover Boss” (CBS) “Who Do You Think You Are?” (NBC)

ABC will broadcast the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards on September 23, 2012.

Congrats to the Sharks, and best of luck on a possible Shark Tank Emmy. The show is gaining steam even this summer as fans from around the country and globe are introduced to Shark Tank. We are looking forward to see whether a Shark Tank Emmy is in the future of our favorite show! We’ll be live tweeting every Friday episode this summer, so feel free to catch us on Twitter at SharkTankABC or leave a comment on this site and say ‘Hi!”

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Andrew, a Chicago-based web professional and entrepreneur, has owned and operated InTheSharkTank since 2011. Some of his favorite past Shark Tank business pitches include UniKey, Lollacup, Daisy Cakes, and Pork Barrel BBQ. When he's not busy running the website or live-tweeting, Andrew actively pursues disappointment by following the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls. Google+


  1. Wee-N-See says:

    That’s AWESOME NEWS! This is the ONLY REALITY show that I watch!
    …still waiting for a call….

  2. Tarah Evans says:

    We second that!

    We’re huge fans, have seen every episode since season one, and auditioned in LA. We know filming has begun, but we’re still hoping to get the call and, hopefully, be a part of Season Four!

  3. Andrew says:

    Glad you guys are loving the show, obviously I’m pretty pumped about this news, too. Here’s hoping for Shark Tank’s first nomination AND WIN on 9/23


  4. Woohoo!!! Great news!

    The “COVERPLAY” girls.
    season 1

  5. Gail Chester says:

    I think the nomination is well deserved! Shark Tank is the ONLY reality show I watch – great concept with the right “Sharks”. We still hope that we can be part of it.

  6. Andrew says:

    Awesome, Gail, I think so too! Have a good one,


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