Beyond the Tank will be back January 7 immediately following the premiere of the new reality series My Diet Is Better Than Yours.

ABC has announced Beyond the Tank, which chronicles the aftermath of The Sharks' business investments shown on Shark Tank, will debut its second season Thursday, January 7 at 10PM ET/PT on ABC.

The Sharks investors are Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of AXS TV and the 2011 NBA-champion Dallas Mavericks; real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; "Queen of QVC" Lori Greiner; Robert Herjavec, a technology innovator and former Dancing with the Stars contestant; venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary; and Daymond John, a fashion and branding expert.

Beyond the Tank will feature the Sharks traveling across the country to mentor their up and coming entrepreneurs as well as asses their businesses, provide industry expertise, and engage in challenging or spirited negotiations. Business deals may fall through or lead to millions of dollars in sales.

Beyond the Tank is produced by United Artists Media Group in association with Sony Pictures Television. The series is executive produced by Mark Burnett, Leslie Garvin, and Clay Newbill.

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