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American Inventor Continues With Chicago And New York Auditions

June 27, 2007 12:08 AM by Joe Blackmon

The nationwide search for America’s next big invention continues with
open casting calls in Chicago and New York. Viewers will witness
inventors pitching their ideas and products to the panel of expert
judges to see if their dreams will be realized. Highlights include a
revolutionary bathroom discovery, a nine-year-old girl who hopes her
invention will have the judges dancing in the street, an elementary
school teacher who has created a device to enhance the way couples
watch television together, and a Chicago native who promises to
revolutionize the world of roller skating. The panel will weigh their
decisions as they choose one finalist from each city to continue to the
next level, on "American Inventor," WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27 (9:00-10:00
p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

"American Inventor’s" panel of expert judges are Businessman/former heavyweight champion/ordained minister George Foreman, British tycoon Peter Jones, entrepreneur Pat Croce and Spanx creator Sara Blakely.  Nick Smith hosts.

"American Inventor" is produced by FremantleMedia North America, Simon Cowell’s Syco Television and Peter Jones TV Ltd. Simon Cowell, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Siobhan Greene, Peter Jones and Clay Newbill are executive producers. Dug James and Tabitha Hansen are co-executive producers.

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  1. Linda Ahuna Says:
    August 25th, 2007 at 12:01 pm

    Hi!

    I would like to audition for American Inventor. I have, out of fear of tearing all of my hair out -come up with a simple, cost effective and much needed prototype for stackable plastic food (or other) containers that WILL KEEP THEIR LIDS ON! Not only do I guarantee this will solve the problem of never losing another lid for a container -they will be stackable in TWO directions -thus saving cabinet space. The few people I have shared the idea with (family and two close friends) -have told me to proceed with this idea because they, too, are sick of flipping their lids over lids that have flipped into another dimension.

    I live in Florida- but should you accept me on your show, I would be willing to travel at my expense to present my idea.

    I have searched the Internet for something like my invention- and have come up with NOTHING. The funny thing is -it’s a rather simple idea . . .one that will leave people asking, “Why didn’t they come up with this before?” Sometimes the simplest of ideas are the best. Where would be without the almighty paper clip or thumb tack?

    Thank you for your consideration -and please let me know how to formally apply to be on your show. I am weary of going to company or an invention firm with this idea, as I have heard many stories of them rejecting you and then making something suspiciously similar. I trust your show.

    Kindest regards,
    Linda Ahuna

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