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Shark Tank has become one of the most addicting shows on television and will wrap up its fifth season Friday (8/7c, ABC). Whether you tune in for the banter between investors, to find out about cool products, learn how to launch a business, to hear Mr. Wonderful say, "You're dead to me," or even to watch a grown man sob on screen, it's no surprise the ABC show has had its highest rated season yet. "I think the reason the show continues to grow is that it embodies the American dream," executive producer Clay Newbill tells TVGuide.com.
American workers haven't had it easy these days, as they deal with high unemployment rates and home foreclosures. What better way for them to escape their economic woes than to watch a ­reality show where the stars are a bunch of one-percenters? That's why they're tuning in to ABC's Shark Tank, which has quietly grown into a hit with close to 7 million viewers each week. The show...