Dragons' Den (British TV programme)

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Dragons' Den is a British reality television business programme, presented by Evan Davis and based upon the original Japanese series. The show allows several entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their varying business ideas to a panel of five wealthy investors, the "Dragons" of the show's title, and pitch for financial investment while offering a stake of the company in return.

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Dragons' Den
Dragons Den Series 17
GenreReality television
Presented byEvan Davis
Dominic Byrne (Online)
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series21
No. of episodes189 (and 13 specials)
ProducersDarrell Olsen
Samantha Davies
Production locationsOld Granada Studios (OGS) (2018–present)[1]
Space Studios Manchester (2015–2017)[2]
dock10 studios (2012–2014)
Pinewood Studios (2011)
The Depository (2005–2010)
Running time1 hour
Production companyBBC Studios Factual Entertainment Productions
Original release
NetworkBBC Two (2005–2020)
BBC HD (simulcast with BBC Two, 2009–2013)
BBC One (2021–present)
Release4 January 2005 (2005-01-04) 

The first episode was broadcast on BBC Two on 4 January 2005. After 16 series on the channel, the show has been broadcast on BBC One since 2021.[3] Reruns of previous episodes are still broadcast on BBC Two. The programme is produced by BBC Studios Factual Entertainment Productions and co-produced with Sony Pictures Television International, the owners of the format that is distributed worldwide. The show was also broadcast by UKTV Channel Dave during the daytime and late nights between 2007 and 2013.

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