ABC's "Shark Tank" returns from a hiatus of more than a year when it bows on ABC in the 8 p.m. Friday timeslot beginning March 25.

Mark Cuban and Jeff Foxworthy are among the featured guests during the coming eight-episode run. Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill and Phil Gurin exec produce the series, which is based on Japanese format “Dragons’ Den,” created by Nippon Television Network.

"Shark Tank" premiered as a summer show on ABC in 2009, airing on Sundays for six episodes before moving to Tuesdays for four more segs. Four more episodes aired on Fridays in early 2010.

Above: What seems to have been the William Hung of "Shark Tank" moments.

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