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My Favorite competition shows and movies

5 Shows & Movies | by The Whitmiester

Shark Tank

Shark Tank

Shows

Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch various business ideas to "The Sharks" -- tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons -- in hopes of landing an investment.

BBQ Pitmasters

BBQ Pitmasters

Shows

BBQ Pitmasters is an American reality television series which follows barbecue cooks as they compete for cash and prizes in barbecue cooking competitions. The series premiered on TLC on December 3, 2009. The eight-episode first season was filmed in a docu-reality format as it followed several competing BBQ teams around the country to various BBQ contests. Season two premiered on August 12, 2010 at 10 pm EDT featuring a completely new competition game show-based format. Each week, four teams competed against each other. Challenges included a common protein and a more exotic meat. Weekly winners faced off against each other in the second season finale as they vied for $100,000 and the Kingsford Cup. The judges for the second season were Myron Mixon, Art Smith, and Warren Sapp. Kevin Roberts served as host. On January 29, 2012, Myron Mixon confirmed on the Facebook account for Jack's Old South that filming for Season 3 would start in March. On April 4, 2012, it was announced that Season 3 would air on Destination America, a rebranded version of the Planet Green channel that launched on May 26, 2012.

American Ninja Warrior

American Ninja Warrior

Shows

Follow competitors as they tackle a series of challenging obstacle courses in both city qualifying and city finals rounds across the country. Those that successfully complete the finals course in their designated region move on to the national finals round in Las Vegas, where they face a stunning four-stage course modeled after the famed Mt. Midoriyama course in Japan. The winner will take home a grand prize of $1 million.

Jeopardy

Jeopardy

Shows

Jeopardy is a BAFTA award-winning British television series which ran for three seasons, from 2002 to 2004, on BBC One. It was created by Tim O'Mara who also directed, and all three series were produced by Andy Rowley, with Richard Langridge as executive producer for Wark Clements. It has aired numerous times on the ABC Kids segment, RollerCoaster. The series was produced for CBBC Scotland and filmed on location in both Scotland and Australia. CBBC currently have no plans for it to be re-aired, the last re-run being in 2008. In 2002, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awarded the first series Best Children's Drama. Jeopardy still airs in Australia on ABC3 and, as of 10 September 2010, ABC1.

America's Got Talent

America's Got Talent

Shows

A weekly talent competition where an array of performers – from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts – vie for a $1 million cash prize.

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