10/05/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Shark Tank": ABC Order Pilot From "Survivor" Creator Mark Burnett

ABC is taking a dive into Mark Burnett's "The Shark Tank."

The network has handed out a pilot order to the unscripted project, an adaptation of the Japanese reality format "Dragon's Den."

Sony Pictures TV is producing the show, which features aspiring entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to moguls, aka the "Sharks," in hopes of landing investment funds.

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