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Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban: 'Money Can't Buy Happiness'

…But it sure makes life easier, the self-made billionaire says. Why? With it comes freedom.

Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

Reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated, say the duo behind one of the nation's leading cupcakeries.

4 Tips to Being Your Brand's Champion on TV and YouTube

You know what you are talking about, now here is some help saying it to the camera.

Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.

Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABC’s hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.

How to Get on 'Shark Tank' and Win

Rugged Events snagged a cool $1.75 million investment from Mark Cuban. Here are co-founder Rob Dickens' top tips for other hopeful entrepreneurs.

Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths

MTV's new series, which profiles snake venom milkers, beer keg inventors and junk food bloggers, represents the network’s first foray into business-centric content.

Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee

While Comedy Central was revealed to be behind Dumb Starbucks, it was the lack of proper permits that doomed the shop.

Franchise Players: A Complete Nutrition Franchisee on Learning to 'Be the Boss'

Ashley Olson's employers turned into her biggest cheerleaders when she was chosen by Complete Nutrition's owners to open her own franchise.

Franchise Players: An Auntie Anne's Franchisee on the Importance of Seeking Advice

Eleazar Puente, an Auntie Anne's franchisee, answers questions on motivation, challenges of franchising and more.

How the Producer Behind 'Jersey Shore' Turned Her Life Into Reality TV

SallyAnn Salsano has taken everything from bad first dates to partying at the Jersey Shore to become one of the most successful TV producers on air.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a 'Million Dollar Agent'

Star of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing on how to be successful in your field.

How This Young Founder Went From Reality Star to Disruptive Entrepreneur

Here is how Kim Taylor graduated from the Randi Zuckerberg-produced reality series 'Startups: Silicon Valley' to taking on the bigwigs of for-profit education.

Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series

The mega-retailer is producing a reality television series whose winners will get their products sold on Walmart.com.

How the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty Conquered America

With a focus more on values and less on drama, A&E's Duck Dynasty stands out from the reality series crowd.

Reality TV Gives a Small Franchise a PR Boost

An appearance on the CBS show 'Undercover Boss' gives a Mr. Appliance technician a moment in the spotlight.

3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

Can you really trust reality television for sound advice on how to start your own business? Here are three 'Shark Tank' nuggets of wisdom you might want to question.

How to Get Your Business on Reality TV

Think your business has what it takes to make great television? Apply to one of these eight shows for your chance at 15 minutes of fame.

'Shark Tank' Wannabes: 10 Business-Based Reality TV Shows

From CNBC's new show 'The Profit' to mainstays like 'Project Runway,' here's a look at Reality TV for the Entrepreneur.

The Weird and Often Creepy Business of TV's Oddities

From outcast toys to Victorian wigs, people crave variety and a release from cookie-cutter design. Fortunately for them, Evan Michelson and Mike Zohn of Obscure Antiques & Oddities are on it.

Traveling With Gold, Cigars and a Diamond Tester

We ask antiques dealer Billy Leroy, a star of Travel Channel's Baggage Battles, about the unusual items he packs in his carry-on.

Behind the Scenes: What It's Really Like to Pitch for a Spot on 'Shark Tank'

Meet the entrepreneurs who lined up to pitch to casting directors of the ABC reality TV show.

3 Lessons for Seasoned Entrepreneurs From CNBC's 'Crowd Rules'

Even experienced business owners can fall into counterproductive habits. The premier episode of CNBC's new small business reality show aims to solve them.

Reality TV Show 'Dorm Biz' Looks to Spotlight College Treps

Aiming to discover the next Mark Zuckerberg or Def Jam's Rick Rubin, who both famously got their start in their dorm rooms, a new reality TV show wants to talk to college treps.

Crowdsourcing's New Platform: Prime-Time Reality TV

CNBC announces a new television show called 'Crowd Rules' where business owners compete for $50,000. The money is awarded based on an audience vote.

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