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The Partner Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

5 Episodes 2017 - 0

Episode 1

Ten Candidates, One Partner

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 60 mins

Marcus Lemonis searches for someone to help manage his business empire in this series, which begins with 10 candidates arriving in Chicago, where they compete in a challenge that tests their communication skills.

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Episode 2

What's Your Story

Tue, Mar 14, 2017 60 mins

A series of character tests helps Marcus get to know the five remaining candidates when they create a marketing campaign to brand themselves and, later, during a complex investment assessment.

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Episode 3

Tripwires & Trapdoors

Tue, Mar 21, 2017 60 mins

A test for teamwork involves leadership, salesmanship and communication skills during two group challenges, but the candidates begin to turn on each other when the pressure rises.

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Episode 4

A Day in the Life of Marcus Lemonis

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 60 mins

Things get personal when Marcus puts the candidates to work in his Chicago stores, where some excel and others fall behind when faced with real-life business challenges.

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Episode 5

People, Process, Product, Partner

Tue, Apr 4, 2017 60 mins

In the Season 1 finale, Marcus chooses the final two candidates and gives them their most important challenge yet—spending a day in his shoes—which involves assessing a struggling local business and putting together an investment plan.

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