THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR AMERICA�S NEXT BIG INVENTION,
WITH CASTING CALLS IN WASHINGTON DC, SAN FRANCISCO
AND LOS ANGELES, ON ABC�S �AMERICAN INVENTOR�
�Episode 104� � The nationwide search for America�s next big invention continues with open casting calls in our nations� capital, Washington DC, and in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Thousands of inventors, tinkerers and entrepreneurs of all ages applied. Viewers will see inventions ranging from the hilarious to the tragic, and inventors from the passionate to the downright crazy. Some highlights include a man who was inspired by his son -- who suffers from hemophilia -- to invent protective gear so that he can safely play baseball; a couple from San Francisco who invented �therapy in a bubble�; plus the judges meet a single dad so committed to his invention that he donated a kidney for karma. �American Inventor,� the embodiment of the ultimate American dream from Simon Cowell and the producers of �American Idol,� airs THURSDAY, APRIL 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
�American Inventor�s� panel of expert judges include show co-creator Peter Jones, one of the UK�s most successful entrepreneurs, who has created a $500 Million Business empire; Doug Hall, an inventor, bestselling author and radio host, and also the founder and CEO of Eureka! Ranch, an inventing, training and research firm; Ed Evangelista, an executive creative director at the New York headquarters of JWT; and Mary Lou Quinlan, founder and CEO of Just Ask a Woman, one of the premiere women�s marketing companies in the U.S. Matt Gallant (host of Animal Planet�s �The Planet�s Funniest Animals�) hosts.
�American Inventor� is produced by Simon Cowell�s Syco Television LLC and FremantleMedia North America, Inc in association with Peter Jones TV. The executive producers are Simon Cowell, Liz Bronstein, Siobhan Greene, Nigel Hall, Cecile Frot-Coutaz and Peter Jones. Co-executive producer is Daniel Soiseth.
�American Inventor� is broadcast with Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.