|BBC Worldwide Productions|
Ryan Seacrest Productions
|E! Entertainment Television|
Bank of Hollywood was a short-lived reality show where contestants must appeal to a celebrity panel in order to receive money. based on a British format called Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway.
Ordinary people tell their stories to convince panelists to donate money to their causes like a do-gooder raising money for a favorable charity or someone who wants to propose but can't afford an engagement ring. These celebrities (Melody Thornton, Candy Spelling, Vanessa Rousso and Sean Patterson) have a chance to show their philanthropic sides by giving away their own money.
The original counterpart under the title Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway hosted by Richard Madeley aired on ITV from 2 January (January 2) until 13 February (February 13) 2007.
Crowd Rules - an equally short-lived show similar in the veins to Bank of Hollywood that aired on CNBC in 2013.