Exclusive: ABC's Shark Tank Extends Its Season

MARK CUBAN, DAYMOND JOHN, BARBARA CORCORAN, KEVIN O'LEARY, ROBERT HERJAVEC, LORI GREINERABC’s sharks are taking an even bigger bite out of the 2012-2013 season.

The network has ordered an additional episode of Shark Tank, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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The add-on brings the entrepreneurial pitchfest’s Season 4 episode count to 26.

Shark Tank is currently in the midst of its best season ever, up 17 percent in the 18-49 demo versus its previous cycle, and regularly leads all Friday night programming in that measure.