THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS AS WE RECAP THE LAST FOUR EPISODES, WITH THE
SEMIFINALISTS WORKING TOWARDS FINALIZING THEIR PRODUCTS, PLUS THE
FINAL FOUR INVENTORS ARE HIGHLIGHTED, ON ABC�S �AMERICAN INVENTOR�
�Countdown to the Finale� � In this recap episode of the last four shows, relive the journey that our 12 semifinalists took when they used the $50,000 they were given to finalize their inventions. The final four inventors will be highlighted and shown moving on to the final round, one step closer to winning one million dollars and to becoming the next great �American Inventor.� �American Inventor,� the embodiment of the ultimate American dream from Simon Cowell and the producers of �American Idol,� airs THURSDAY, MAY 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
�American Inventor�s� panel of expert judges includes 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.
This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.