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As Seen On TV Announces Inventors’ Chance to Pitch to the Shark Kevin Harrington

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 4, 2013 – (Accesswire) – As Seen On TV, Inc. (ASTV), a leading multi-platform product marketing company and online shopping destination, today announced the first of what is expected to be many national inventor-driven events featuring Kevin Harrington, Chairman of As Seen On TV, Inc. and original investor shark from ABC’s Shark Tank. The main event, appropriately called “Swim with the Shark,” will give inventors and entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their products to Mr. Harrington and his New Product Development team while receiving valuable feedback on their items. This first event will take place next month in Las Vegas, NV in conjunction with the Electronic Retailing Association’s D2C Convention, the leading direct response marketing industry-related tradeshow.

“Swim with the Shark” and other similar format As Seen On TV pitch events featuring Mr. Harrington will give inventors an additional avenue to refine their concepts and bring more products to the marketplace. These events will also allow As Seen On TV to further engage in the inventor space, continuing to build its category-leading invention platform while giving entrepreneurs the chance to learn from Mr. Harrington’s 30 years of expertise in the direct response industry.

Among other topics, Mr. Harrington will:

- Offer tips for navigating the treacherous entrepreneurial waters;

- Explain how to overcome fear and give an engaging presentation;

- Offer advice on facing business challenges; and

- Present sure-fire ways to pitch a product.

The first “Swim with the Shark” event will take place on Monday, September 23, 2013, starting at 2 p.m. PT in Las Vegas, NV. There will also be a private brunch event entitled “Meet with the Shark” available to only five inventors on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT.

Registration for both events is available online at http://bit.ly/12I18um or by phone at (727) 474-8450 ext 1005.

About As Seen On TV, Inc.
As Seen On TV, Inc. (ASTV) is the leading multichannel distributor of As Seen On TV products and serves up fun for engaged consumers worldwide. Customers can find 1,500 products from As Seen on TV in the areas of Household, Kitchen, Outdoor, Health & Beauty, Fitness, Clothing, Electronics, Toys, Novelty, Pets, DVDs, and Food. Celebrities and industry experts often endorse As Seen On TV products for their inventive nature and utility. For more information, please visit http://www.asseenontv.com/ or follow ASTV online at Facebook.com/OfficialAsSeenOnTV, @AsSeenOnTV on Twitter and Pinterest.com/AsSeenOnTVHQ.

Forward-Looking Statements
In accordance with the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, we caution you that, whether or not expressly stated, certain statements made in this news release that reflect management's expectations regarding future events and economic performance are forward-looking in nature and, accordingly, are subject to risks and uncertainties. This information is qualified in its entirety by cautionary statements and risk factor disclosures contained in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. We caution readers that certain important factors may have affected and could in the future affect the Company’s actual results and could cause the Company’s actual results for subsequent periods to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement made by or on behalf of the Company.

Eric Willis
DC Consulting

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