Sara Blakely

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American Inventor's Sara Blakely Wants to Spanx You!

Sitting alongside overbearing alpha males George Foreman, Pat Croce and Peter Jones, fellow judge Sara Blakely has more than held her own on ABC's American Inventor (Wednesdays at 9 pm/ET). Having reshaped the ironically male-dominated hosiery industry with her popular Spanx and Assets lines of slimming undergarments for women, that should come as no surprise. We spoke with the charming go-getter about critiquing Inventor's aspiring Edisons. TVGuide.com: Why'd you agree to be a judge?Sara Blakely: Well, I am an American inventor, and I'm livread more

We Grill George Foreman About American Inventor

ABC's American Inventor kicks off its second season tonight (at 9 pm/ET) with three new judges having been brought onboard to deliberate with executive producer/judge Peter Jones. One of those judges is the Olympic gold medalist, former heavyweight champion and bona fide grill master George Foreman. TVGuide.com spoke with Big George while he was in Las Vegas promoting his new book, God in My Corner. TVGuide.com: Why did you decide to sign on as a judge for American Inventor?George Foreman: It's strange, because I was a good boxer and I made some money. I had done good with Madison Avenue, doing commercials for McDonald's and Oscar Mayer. Then somebody approached me with a little machine nobody was interested inread more

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Year Title Description
2008 Free Radio: Lance Gets a Billboard
Season 1, Episode 2
Episode, Appearing
2008 The Morning Show With Mike and Juliet: 2008 March 19 Episode, Guest
2007 The View: Episode Episode, Guest
2007 20/20: Episode Episode, Subject (person only)
2006 American Inventor TV Show Series, Judge

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